How to launch folder windows in a separate process for ALL users

Hi,
I want to set an option so that exporer launches a separate process each time a new exploer window is opened.

I found the web site: http://www.pctools.com/guides/registry/detail/769/, which says how to do it for a single user but i find that when a new user logs on, the option will not be set: the options is per user, not per machine

How do I make the setting true for all users? I considered a startup .bat that inserts the key each time a user logs on
Christopher ScheneSystem Engineer/Software EngineerAsked:
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cclassenCommented:
Try this.   it should loop through all the current profiles on the machine, including the loggedon user and the default user profile, and apply this setting to all.
the end result should modify not only the existing profiles, but new users as well (since default user is modified also).

save this to a batch file and run from a command prompt (preferably).


rem file loads each users registry hive and sets value.
rem after setting registry entry, hive is unloaded and file loops through next hive.
rem lastly, we set the values for the current loggedon user.
@echo off
echo Please wait while we loop through the users on the machine...
echo Error messages are normal through this operation.
rem unload any hanging loaded hive
reg unload hklm\currentuserhive.dat
reg unload hKLM\DefaultUser.dat
rem loop through each user in directory structure and call loadreg function
for /f "tokens=*" %%i in ('"dir /b "C:\documents and settings\*.""') do call :loadreg %%i
rem set defaultuser
Reg Load HKLM\DefaultUser.dat "c:\Documents and Settings\Default User\NTUSER.DAT"
set chive="hklm\DefaultUser.dat\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\
Advanced"
call :addreg
reg unload hKLM\DefaultUser.dat
rem now do the current user
set chive="hkcu\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\
Advanced"
echo ******************************
echo currently working on the logged on user:  %username%
echo ******************************
reg add %chive% /v SeperateProcess /t REG_DWORD /d "1" /f
echo .....
echo all done!  
goto :eof
:loadreg
set cuser=%1
echo ******************************
echo current working on %cuser%
echo ******************************
reg load hklm\currentuserhive.dat "c:\documents and settings\%cuser%\ntuser.dat"
set chive="hklm\currentuserhive.dat\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\
Advanced"
call :addreg
reg unload hklm\currentuserhive.dat
goto :eof
:addreg
reg add %chive% /v SeperateProcess /t REG_DWORD /d "1" /f
goto :eof
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jcimarronCommented:
cschene--Windows Explorer|Tools|Folder Options|General tab and check the box marked
"Open each folder in its own window".  Apply|OK
Or in the Registry Data column should read "Open Command Window Here"  (no Quotes)
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jcimarronCommented:
cschene--
Whoops!!  Pls delete "Or in the Registry Data column should read "Open Command Window Here"  (no Quotes)" in my post above.
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Christopher ScheneSystem Engineer/Software EngineerAuthor Commented:
cclassen,

Wow, that is an involved script. testing now.

Thanks,

Chris Schenbe
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