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Windows 7: Cant open folders via thirdparty programs

03 Mar 2015   #1
Randomguy

DE - Deutschland
 
 
Cant open folders via thirdparty programs

Hi folks,

i cant open my download folder via firefox download menu, nor can i open ANY folder via rocketdock.

(1) firefox says its an uknown class (chrome throws the same error).

(2) rocketdock doesnt know how to handle the file (actually the folder) and asks for me to chose an application to run the file (the folder).

(3) i tryed repairing my systemfiles but it throws the error: "the windows ressourcesecurity couldnt finish the requested task".

i tryed to visualize my problem as best as i can in a screenshot. i hope u guys understand what the problem is.

anyone an idea? thanks in advance guys!




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07 Mar 2015   #2
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Have you tried running SFC /SCANNOW in safe mode, or from boot?

Boot to Safe Mode, open an elevated command prompt and run the SFC scan, just as in windows. See if that will complete

OR

SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot

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15 Mar 2015   #3
Randomguy

DE - Deutschland
 
 

Did that. It said that it repaired some files, but not all.
Still doesnt work.
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15 Mar 2015   #4
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Try booting to Safe Mode with Networking, see if the same behavior exists there. If not, try a Clean Start to see if there is a conflict

Safe Mode

Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

Did you run the SFC up to 3 times, rebooting after each as suggested in the tute? Sometimes it takes a few times to repair.

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25 Mar 2015   #5
manish9009

Windows 7, 8.1 Dual boot 64 bit
 
 

Simple Create a new User account.
if it doesnt show the same behaviour, than old user account is corrupted.
If does shows you the same behaviou than please download this tool and better run in safe mode it may take 2 hours to complete.
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