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Detecting MS-Word

Posted on 1998-09-29
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Hi,

how to detected (using Win32-Registry) if MS-Word (or any other RTF-compatible) Editor Software is installed ?
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hi

search in the HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT for the key
rtf, the value of this key is the application that
process rtf-files.

regards
rene
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by:rene100
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sorry, the key must be .rtf
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by:omsec
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this key actually don't include the explicit path to the MsWord.exe, so how to get that string?
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by:EmmDieh
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The key ".rtf" contains an "alias" to Word.RTF....
look under that key and than shell\New\command
and there it is.
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