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setting folder options from VC++

Posted on 1998-12-10
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Last Modified: 2012-08-13
i am trying to hide/show file extensions within Win95 folders from within a VC++ program.

Thanx in advance
Question by:pbranagan
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On Win98/IE4, modify the following key :
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced, value HideFileExt
Set value to 0 to show file extensions
Set value to 1 to hide file extensions

On Win95/IE3, modify the following key :
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer, value ShellState
Set 5th octet of value to 3 to show file extensions
Set 5th octet of value to 1 to hide file extensions

Do you need some source code to modify these keys ?


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