Windows 10: "Merge" missing from .reg context menu Solved

  1.    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. philc43's Avatar
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    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1607 Build 14393.969
       26 Aug 2016 #2

    Try running the REG file association fix in Option 2 of the following tutorial:
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  3. f14tomcat's Avatar
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    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. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15063
       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.    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. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15063
       27 Aug 2016 #6

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