1. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 31
    WINDOWS 10 PRO
       26 Aug 2016 #1

    "Merge" missing from .reg context menu


    "Merge" is missing on my ,reg context menu.

    The only supposed solution I could find here was for Win 7, but it didnt work.
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  2. Joined : Nov 2015
    Posts : 1,831
    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1607 Build 14393.693
       26 Aug 2016 #2

    Try running the REG file association fix in Option 2 of the following tutorial: Default File Type Associations - Restore in Windows 10
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Arnold, MD
    Posts : 17,350
    Triple Boot 10 Pro & 10 Insider Pro & 8.1 Pro
       26 Aug 2016 #3

    Merge is only available if you are logged on as an Administrator account. If you log on as a regular account, it will not show. Needs Admin privileges. Just mention this in case you are logged on as a regular account.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,374
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       26 Aug 2016 #4

    Hello kitpzyxmsir,

    Double check in Default Programs to make sure that the .reg file extension has its Current Default program set as Registry Editor (C:\Windows\regedit.exe). Afterwards, try merging the .reg file again.
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  5. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 31
    WINDOWS 10 PRO
       27 Aug 2016 #5

    Thanks to all for your good advice.

    The fact is, when philc43 posted the link to those REG file association fixes, it rang a bell.

    I already had them, but forgot.

    Thanks for waking me up. Ran the .reg file fix and it worked.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,374
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       27 Aug 2016 #6

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