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Registry hack to start my own apps

By ManISKid ·
It used to kill me to type in a command at the start-->run promts and recieve "you have not found the correct address, please make sure its in the right location"

But now after over an hour of checking the registry I can now type in anything I like such as "winamp" and it loads the Winamp application!!!!

To do this I added a key to the list:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths]

Called Winamp.exe

With a default value like: "c:\program files\winamp\winamp.exe"

That too waaay to long to find out. Message me if you don't get it. Its something hard to live without.

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Funny . . .

by apotheon In reply to Registry hack to start my ...

I just type program names at the command line, and applications start automatically. Of course, on this computer new software execution binaries get placed in /usr/bin, which is already in my list of execution paths. That's one of the benefits of a unix-based system.

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