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Topic # 56092 12-Jan-2010 09:16
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advise people to make a registry change, without mentioning the risks involved, or that you should make back ups first.

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  Reply # 289174 12-Jan-2010 10:14
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Creating a right click "send to" shortcut to Notepad is a far safer alternative for novice users than directly editing the registry to achieve this.

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  Reply # 289227 12-Jan-2010 11:46
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Perhaps we should attach warnings to file copy procedures too, in case we overwrite the Windows folder?

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  Reply # 289232 12-Jan-2010 11:59
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Certainly are safer and easier ways to achieve the same result.




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  Reply # 289246 12-Jan-2010 12:22
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rvangelder: Perhaps we should attach warnings to file copy procedures too, in case we overwrite the Windows folder?

Seen it done back in Windows 3.11 days! Yes I'm that old Cool

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  Reply # 289247 12-Jan-2010 12:22
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Its Dave Thompson what do you expect, go read some of his other segments.. My workmates and i have a good laugh at his articles that are in our weekly rag. He goes on some wicked tangents in some..

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