Cannot Drag and Drop File Onto Desktop Icon

Dragging a file and dropping it onto a desktop icon stopped working.

Usually I can drag a file and drop it on a desktop icon for a text editor to open the file in the text editor. Or I can drop the file on the desktop icon for Beyond Compare to open Beyond Compare.

This stopped working. Instead of opening the file with the target program, the file was just moved to the desktop instead.

Registry key was changed, possibly by installing Altova XMLSpy.


It should be:


Instead it was:


Change registry entry back to what it should be.

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