so in the installer there was a option to completely replace notepad with notepad++ where did that option go. i tried doing it manually but ended up messing things up. I’m on lates update for windows 11 64 bit
It wasn’t an installer option previously. There is a section in the online user manual about notepad replacement, which explains that Windows 11 doesn’t necessarily allow the old win10-and-earlier method. However, the next version of the manual will include this updated page, which has a workaround that has been tested by some users (and the developer) on Windows 11:
However, in Windows 11 it’s Notepad UWP version installed, you have to remove Notepad UWP to make the above instructions work.
To remove UWP version of Notepad, you have to launch powershell with admin privileges, then run the following command:
Get-AppxPackage *Microsoft.WindowsNotepad* | Remove-AppxPackage