Add these value to the Registry c:\> reg add “HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ Shell\AttachmentExecute\{DFC}” /f /v. Windows Registry Editor Version \Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\ AttachmentExecute\{DFC}]. “Word. If you aren’t into editing the registry yourself, this registry file will add or \ AttachmentExecute\{DFC}.

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I’m running IE11 and Windows 7.

If this is not appearing for you for common files then check: Instead of opening the pdf there is a popup which asked attaxhmentexecute to do with the pdf -open, save or saveas. For this reason, Checkbox for “always ask before opening this type of file” is missing in the Download prompt window.

Which is great, I want to turn this on for all common document types e.

Windows: Internet Explorer set open as default action for a file extension

This worked for me. Simply merged it into my registry after taking a reg-back up. Always ask before opening this type of file From now on if you click on a file of that type, the file will bypass the automatic prompt and will open automatically.

Right-click on the file In the options presented, make sure eegistry un-check the option labeled: Is there a way I can avoid this prompt, and have the document open directly without prompting?

Time and Billing Tools. I just can’t figure out how to get rid of this prompt.

In IE9 download manager if I right click on the testfile. I got to this answer from several places, mostly from herebut if it still doesn’t work I’d try this thread.


PDF-documents will now be opened directly in IE By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. Engl1shdave Replied on October 29, Wednesday, October 1, 2: Aaron Digulla k 83 Keep in mine that opening an attachment from the preview pane opens it in Read only mode while opening the message first opens the attachment so you can edit it and save changes. But once you get it, it works.

By using this website, you consent to the use of cookies for personalized content and advertising. Your frustration resonated with me, so I’m glad that you discovered my post so quickly and that you found it helpful. I have attachmentrxecute these processes and a few others from various articles, and none seem to have added the “Always ask before opening this type of file” option from the View Downloads menu.

Take a look in the Process Monitor Window. Thanks Justin, the manual method worked fine for me with IE11 on Win7. Dave Monday, September 29, 3: May 22, If still no joy You attacjmentexecute also set it after the installation using these registry settings: In the case of an RDP file this sub-key is: I ran into an issue importing the key btw since admins only have read-only permissions on the specific values but adding the key to a GPO solved that problem as well.

Tried every option but all of them stopped working. There is no checkbox to set open as default, so it seems to be attachmentexedute security feature of Internet Explorer This thread’s been very helpful to me, and I’ve been able to use the information in it to suppress the initial prompt when trying to open a Word document from our corporate network, but I’m still receiving a prompt at the bottom of the screen, asking users to save the document.


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Sharing Calendar and Contacts over the Internet. To make this setting also available to all new users, write it to the Default Profile.

I was able to get the correct key as follows: Sign up using Email and Password. I would like to delete it. Post Your Answer Discard Regisrty clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. How satisfied are you with this response?

Always ask before opening this type of file – IE11

Delete File Copy download link go to download webpage Open containing folder Report that this file xttachmentexecute unsafe Rerun security checks on this file. If you really want to go that way, backup the registry and also export the whole registry as a. This is what works, first time, every time.