python at command prompt

Tim Roberts timr at
Tue Nov 6 05:20:17 CET 2007

Ton van Vliet < at green.meadow> wrote:
>There are executables (.exe) that have a 'registering' option builtin,
>and need to be registered to have their capabilities made available
>using the /regserver switch (possibly related to OLE/COM services, but
>I'm not an expert here ;-)

Yes, that's strictly for COM.  And the "App Paths" registry key you
mentioned is only for Explorer things, like the Start menu's "Run" box.  It
doesn't apply to the command line.  Try typing "wordpad" in a cmd shell,
then try it in Start -> Run.
Tim Roberts, timr at
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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