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 message. What's this all about

15 May 2013   #1
jadinolf

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Open With message. What's this all about

I was greeted with this message on boot up this morning. I never got it before. I tried a reboot and got the same message.

Since it is so non specific I have no idea what to click on. I am so grateful for you experts on this forum whom I am sure can end this problem. I don't have a clue.

Thanks.




Attached Images
Open With message. What's this all about-openwith.jpg 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
15 May 2013   #2
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Hmm, that's interesting. Is there a file or something else in your startup folder?

I wouldn't click on anything yet.

If you scroll towards the bottom of your start menu in the "all programs" area you'll see the start up folder.

It is also here,

C:\Users\User Name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

But AppData is normally a hidden folder.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 May 2013   #3
jadinolf

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Got it!

I found the folder Joseph under users. I sure as heck didn't make it. Double clicked it and it brought up the graphic you've already seen.
Deleted it and rebooted --gone.

Any idea what caused it?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

15 May 2013   #4
jadinolf

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Hmm, that's interesting. Is there a file or something else in your startup folder?

I wouldn't click on anything yet.

If you scroll towards the bottom of your start menu in the "all programs" area you'll see the start up folder.

It is also here,

C:\Users\User Name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

But AppData is normally a hidden folder.
See, I knew an expert would come along. Any idea what caused it?

I see nothing on all programs.

Thanks
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 May 2013   #5
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Not really, that's why I thought it was interesting.

Glad you got it back to normal.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 May 2013   #6
jadinolf

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Not really, that's why I thought it was interesting.

Glad you got it back to normal.
Yep

Looks like I was typing while you were. That explains the disjointed post from me.

Thanks for the info.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 May 2013   #7
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

You're welcome.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 May 2013   #8
jadinolf

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Thanks again.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Open With message. What's this all about




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Message every time I open a program
Every time I open most programs I am getting the "Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?" This is happening with most programs I run. I am sure that I was not getting this a few weeks ago. I have had to turn off User Account Control to stop this. ...
General Discussion
IE will not open - getting following error message
Hi all, it's been quite a while since I have posted here. I wonder if anyone could suggest a fix for the following occurance. I am trying to open Internet Explorer (the latest v11 I guess) on my Win7 64bit system. I use Firefox as default and Chrome as a second choice but have just noticed that...
Browsers & Mail
Getting a message saying that a file is open, when it's not
This is wierd. I have two partitions, W7 64, and XP 32. I have a folder, on my G drive, (I have several drives) and in that folder I have ten .mkv video files. In W7, when I try to either delete or rename two of those files, I can not - I get a message saying that the action can't be completed...
General Discussion
How to get the open this file message to shut up?
Everytime I download a app off the internet windows always asks me would you like to open this file and it is so annoying!!! How the **** do you get this message to shut up!
Software
cant open programmes, error message.
hello i recently turned my computer on and its changed, and when i try to open a programme it comes up with a error message saying:'These files can't be opened. Your internet security settings prevented one or more files from being opened.' i cant show you a printscreen because i cant access my...
General Discussion
Can't open Word attachment in message?
I get the following message. " there was a probem sending the command to the program" This makes using word almost impossible. Any ideas anyone? I can't even open a word doc saved to my desktop. Thanks, Bill
Microsoft Office


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 09:10.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App