Thread: setting file associations automatically

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    setting file associations automatically

    where do i start if i want to set file associations automatically with my program?
    eg Outlook Express=eml / paint shop pro=psp

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    The system registry. Look up the functions in your Win32 API reference. Start with RegOpenKey().

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    thanks Codulation.

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