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Windows 7: File opening

05 Mar 2014   #1
P3005

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
 
 
File opening

My windows 7 used to work fine, however it has started to refuse to open files, the open save etc box comes up ok at the bottom, but when I click on open it doesn't, my e-mail is orange fs mail, when I click on to open mail it won't. I have checked for virus malware etc and it all comes up clean, I have reinstalled adobe but this didn't work, can anyone help, many thanks in anticipation. P


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05 Mar 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello P3005,

If you like, you could do a system restore at boot using a restore point dated before this started to hopefully and fix this for you.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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05 Mar 2014   #3
Sir George

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by P3005 View Post
My windows 7 used to work fine, however it has started to refuse to open files, the open save etc box comes up ok at the bottom, but when I click on open it doesn't, my e-mail is orange fs mail, when I click on to open mail it won't. I have checked for virus malware etc and it all comes up clean, I have reinstalled adobe but this didn't work, can anyone help, many thanks in anticipation. P
There is a possibility that the file association(s) has been corrupted...I wouldn't be able to diagnose the cause, but try running System File Checker. See the following for instructions;

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Should it show no problems, you could try re-associating file types. See the following;

Default File Type Associations - Restore

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