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unable to create file associations

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Bit weird this.

In windows 2000 (terminal server, but I doubt that's the problem).  Logged in as administrator.

I had a problem that associated files were being opened in notepad, instead of the associated application.  I fixed this (some program had defined HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\Notepad\command=notepad %1)

while troubleshooting this problem, I noticed that all options in "folder options"/"file types" are greyed out. i.e. I can't change or add associations.

any idea what would cause this behaviour?!
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Question by:doubledrat
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allr earned 400 total points
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Change terminal services in Remote administration. Then is works. After the change go back to Application Server mode.
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by:smallbee
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is it becuz of the hide file extension under folder option
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by:doubledrat
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thanks for that.  are there any other things affected like that?  Any idea why it's done?!
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