1. Click Start, and then click Run.

2. Type “command.com” , and then press Enter. (A DOS window opens.)

3. Type the following:

“cd\”

“cd \windows”

Press Enter after typing each one.

4. Type copy “regedit.exe regedit.com” and then press Enter.

5. Type “start regedit.com” and then press Enter.

6. Navigate to and select the key:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\open\command

7. In the right pane, double-click the (Default) value.

8. Delete the current value data, and then type:

“%1” %*

Tip: Type the characters: quote-percent-one-quote-space-percent-asterisk.

9. Close Regedit utility.