Disable Windows “unknown file type” web service

Windows XP and Vista contain a feature that is supposed to help you locate the right program to open a file with an unknown extension. I’ve never found this particularly useful – luckily, it’s easy to nuke it by employing a quick Registry hack. Check out this Lifehacker post for the details.

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