Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: "OPEN WITH" menu option is missing

21 Mar 2013   #1
Amunptah

windows 7 pro. 32bit
 
 
"OPEN WITH" menu option is missing

i use windows 7 pro.32bit-dell laptop; When i right click on a file the "Open With" option is not listed in the the pop up menu,how can i resolve this issue/turn this feature back on?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
21 Mar 2013   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Amunptah, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Could you right click on the file, click on Properties, click on the General tab, then post a screenshot of it?
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
This will help us know what file type this is happening with, and what the issue may be.

For now, you might see if this may help to restore "Open with".

Open With Context Menu Item - Add or Remove
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 "OPEN WITH" menu option is missing




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
remove the "open" and "merge" entries from context menu?
safe to assume its impossible to remove the "open" and the "merge" entries from the context menu? I figure if i want to open or merge them i would simply double click. Clutter and redundency in this vein dont suit me :P
Customization
No "open with" option on drop down menu using Windows Explorer
everytime I want to open one of my photos to edit the drop down menu no longer has the "open with" option. Instead it just says "open" and opens with PSE. I want to be able to use other editing software and can't do this. This option used to be there but it has disappeared. This is with windows 7,...
Music, Pictures & Video
Missing "Desktop" option in the left menu
I'm not sure what I did.. few days ago.. in my half sleep :roflmao: I was trying to delete few files using Shift+Del .. but my mistake it looks like I deleted or removed the Desktop option from the left menu or Hierarchy tree (don't know what exactly to call it), as it got selected some how. ...
General Discussion
"Explore" option missing in Right-Click Context Menu
Hi all, Is there a way to add the WinXP style "explore" option in the right click -folder- context menu? So the left window pane opens up the folder tree structure rather than using the right pane's folder view. Thanks in advance.
General Discussion
"Open in New Tab" option missing in IE9
I have just discovered that the"Open in New Tab" option does not appear for some drop down entries in IE9. In the Favorites drop down if I right click on a folder there is an option "Open in New Window" If I hold the pointer over the folder entry and then right click on one of the content entries...
Browsers & Mail
Context Menu of Jumplist Items Missing "Open file location"?
Is there anyway to add the "Open file location" to the context menus of files that appear in jumplists? For example, my media player is pinned to the task bar. Right clicking on it brings up the jumplist with a list of recent TV episodes I've watched. It would be nice to have the ability to...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 23:22.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App