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Windows 7: Choose the program you'd like to open the file: the

17 Apr 2012   #1
sikm

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Choose the program you'd like to open the file: the

I know that there have been a few posts re this message but mine is (I think slightly different. I'd like to locate the file in question in this case 'the' is the file name.

I've run a full malwarebytes scan and it's found nothing.

Any suggestions?

Simon




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17 Apr 2012   #2
Influx

Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 / WCP x64 / Ubuntu 11 x64
 
 

Hello sikm,

Can you post a screenshot? Your post needs some clarification and details.
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17 Apr 2012   #3
DavidE

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Have you tried to searching for The to see where it is?

If you are using Windows Search and can't find it, try File Locator Lite (free).

FileLocator Lite - Free File Searching Utility
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17 Apr 2012   #4
Influx

Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 / WCP x64 / Ubuntu 11 x64
 
 

Rename it to the.txt and see what's inside.
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17 Apr 2012   #5
sikm

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Rename

I can't find it so I can't rename it.
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17 Apr 2012   #6
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

I don't think it can be renamed based on the OP / screen-print (Choose Program).

You can try opening the file with Notepad using Choose Programs / Browse.
If you can open it in Notepad, click "Save As".
That should show you where the current file is saved...

Don't save it - this is just an idea to try and find where the file is ...

just saw you last post - can't rename as expected...
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17 Apr 2012   #7
Influx

Win7 Ultimate x64 SP1 / WCP x64 / Ubuntu 11 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sikm View Post
I can't find it so I can't rename it.
I'm baffled. How did the Open With window appear?
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