Adding custom programs to the Set Default Programs UI


Hi, today I wanted the CMTrace tool to be recognised in the Set Default Programs control panel applet. There is a bit of information on the net but it's confusing.

In the registry you can set the program, launch arguments, file types and icon. This can be used for any app by modifying the reg file.


Download reg file


Once added you may like to use DISM.exe to extract your chosen defaults and import during your task sequence.

Dism /Online /Export-DefaultAppAssociations:Defaults.xml
Dism /Online /Import-DefaultAppassociations:Defaults.xml

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