1 Click Replace Notepad with Notepad++ Windows 7/8/8.1 Batch Script

Just a quick tip to replace the basic Windows Notepad with the much handier Notepad++

notepad++

If you don’t have Notepad++ already, you can download it here.

No file ownership changes, replacements or backups necessary, just a quick registry fix and command line trick.

Download:

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Instructions:

  1. Run the notepad++replace.bat as Administrator.
  2. Open “notepad” using the Run command and see if Notepad++ starts.
  3. Tell the world about it 😛

Compatible with 32bit and 64bit editions of Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 (including Update 1).

Original and further info at Grahame Scott-Douglas‘ blog.

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