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Windows 7: not open download folder

17 Oct 2015   #1
s00

windows 7 home preminm x64
 
 
not open download folder

I can not open my download folder
not open download folder-downloads.jpg
plz help me




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17 Oct 2015   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

run a system file check
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23 Oct 2015   #3
s00

windows 7 home preminm x64
 
 

How did it do
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23 Oct 2015   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

AddRAM is off line at this time but here is a tutorial by Brink that will guide you.

Please read carefully.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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23 Oct 2015   #5
s00

windows 7 home preminm x64
 
 

I did it but not solve the problem
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23 Oct 2015   #6
BrightBlessings

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

Download the Library-MS file from here, run it and see if that fixes your problem. You may need to do the other ones mentioned as your folder icon is a blank icon.
Default File Type Associations - Restore
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23 Oct 2015   #7
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

This article has a registry fix you could try:
Fix Explorer.exe Error "This file does not have a program associated with it" in Windows 7 - The Winhelponline Blog

I would back up the Registry before applying the Registry Fix, and i would make a System Backup Image, just in case.
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30 Oct 2015   #8
s00

windows 7 home preminm x64
 
 

i downloaded folder_fix_w7.reg files and run it but Unfortunately, there is still a problem.
in Default File Type Associations - Restore I do not know what I choose files that The problem to be solved.
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30 Oct 2015   #9
bumzag

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

The link to your Downloads folder is simply that, a link. In your case, it appears that link managed to change it's configuration to be an actual file as opposed to a redirection for Explorer.exe. Why not delete that link, navigate to the Users folder (typically C:\Users\[InsertUserName\) and then click-and-hold and drag the Downloads folder beneath the Favorites section, to which it should re-link your Downloads folder.
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31 Oct 2015   #10
cyclops

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

s00, please post a screenshot of the file properties window. File properties general tab and details tab, please. This problem seems awfully similar to one I dealt with a few days ago except it was the desktop folder which was exhibiting similar characteristics.

The shortcut and file should be pointing to a folder destination and what you have appears to be a file.

Anyone else working this, here is a link to the thread to which I am making reference, Send To Context Menu - Remove or Restore Default Items

The last few pages of the thread is where I was involved and working w/ the OP we found a solution.
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