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Hide extensions for known file types

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wilsonmar

This is such a common issue with Windows that I don't know why I can't find it.

I don't like Windows hiding extensions of files. It's confusing.

So what I do now is manually go into Windows Explorer, click on Tools > Folder Options... > Views >

Uncheck "Hide extensions for known file types", which is set to "On" by default.

Is there an AutoIt script sample that unchecks this default?

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HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

key in question is : HideFileExt , which is 0 or 1

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