troubleshooting Question

How to change bmp file association from registry?

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Double clicking on a bmp file, launches the file in Windows Picture and fax viewer.
How can I change the default viewer for bmp (only bmp) files to MsPaint.

I know that I can do it from windows explorer's Folder Option or right click the file, select Open with...
from the context menu,  select MsPaint and check the checkbox that says : always open with this application.

I NEED to have a *.reg file to double click it to change the bmp files' association to
MsPaint and another one to reset it (change it to Windows Picture and Fax Viewer).

Any kind of quick help is much appreciated.

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