Windows 10: w 10 notepad hijack

Discus and support w 10 notepad hijack in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi All, every time i try to download a pdf or any other info file, it comes out in notepad, which just shows a page of code. its my fault for... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by kriz, Nov 4, 2018.

  1. kriz Win User

    w 10 notepad hijack


    Hi All, every time i try to download a pdf or any other info file, it comes out in notepad, which just shows a page of code.
    its my fault for selecting notepad at some stage, but now i cannot change it back to Adobe or just get my system to recognize a download as a simple pdf ect
    any advice appreciated
    Chris*092

    :)
     
    kriz, Nov 4, 2018
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  2. Eeshwar Kumar Win User

    Notepad

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community. Appreciate your interest in using Windows 10.

    I suggest you to follow the steps provided below:

    • Open Task Manager. Here’s a tip: press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC.
    • Click on Startup tab.
    • Select Notepad from the list and click on Disable.

    Hope the information is helpful. Feel free to write to us
    for any other assistance with Windows, we’ll be glad to assist you.
     
    Eeshwar Kumar, Nov 4, 2018
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  3. 1ThursdayJC Win User
    Windows 10 Character Map and Notepad


    Well I found the answer to my question. I should have thought through this a little longer.

    Notepad is native in ANSI mode.
    However Wordpad can work in UTF-8 mode.
    I found steps to make Notepad usable in UTF-8 mode but there are a lot of steps and once again there has to be a registry hack to make it work.
    Now how do I make Workpad be listed in the most used application through the Start Menu?
     
    1ThursdayJC, Nov 4, 2018
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  4. JCabebe Win User

    w 10 notepad hijack

    Notepad

    I followed your suggestion but wasn't able to find Notepad listed on the startup. There are some listed as program but don't know which ones it could be.
     
    JCabebe, Nov 4, 2018
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