Hi I am trying to do the same thing you did. I did a clean install of WIN XP Pro and wanted to add functionality to the MediaDirect button. How did you create the key for DMX.exe? you have to actually have the exe file? I tried it and nothing happens. let me know please.
Hi, I haven't tried to do this on a clean install of Windows XP so I am unsure if the process will work.
However, this is what I did. When I was in regedit I right clicked the App Paths entry and chose "New Key". I typed the value of the key in as DMX.exe.
Once the key had been created and I had selected it I created a new String for the key called "Path" and made an entry to the folder that contained the application I wanted to run (i.e. C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\, don't use %ProgramFiles%\Windows Media Player\ as this didn;t seem to work for me.).
Then I went to the folder and copied the executable called wmplayer.exe to the same folder it was in and called it DMX.exe.
Then when the button was pressed it when to the folder I specified (C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\) and ran DMX.exe (which was actually the Media Player executable). It worked!!
As I mentioned though I am not sure if this will work on a clean install...At some point the button has to be configured to do something and that was already the case when Dell sent me the laptop. I am not sure how this was configured.....
Message Edited by MadMax8600 on 05-10-200611:11 AM
Message Edited by MadMax8600 on 05-10-200606:00 PM