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Hide the extension for the Microsoft Word Document (.DOC) files.

This setting enables you to hide the “.DOC” file extension. If you have a file for example “Work.doc”, you can hide the extension that it looks like “Work”.

Tweak for : Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
With this setting you can hide the extension of Microsoft Word Document (.DOC) files. If you have a file for example “Work.doc”, you can hide the extension that it looks like “Work”.

For this, go to Start > Run menu, enter “regedit” and navigate to the registry path listed below. Now, create a String value “NeverShowExt”, if this value does not exist, and leave the data blank. This hides the extension for the file.

The changes take effect after a restart or logoff.

NOTE:
To show extension of files in Windows 2000/XP/2003:
Open any folder > Go to “Tools” menu > View Tab > unselect the option “Hide extensions for known file types”.

To show extension of files in Windows Win 98/Me:
Go to Start Menu > Settings > Folder Options > View Tab > unselect the option “Hide extensions for known file types”.

Hide DOC file extension.reg

The ".reg" file can hide the extension of the .DOC files.

Show DOC file extension (Default).reg

The ".reg" file can show the extension of the .DOC files.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

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First, click the Start button, and select Run. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Next, go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\WordPad.Document.1], right-click and click on 'New -> String Value' to create a new String Value with the name 'NeverShowExt'.

Finally, leave the data value blank.

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