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" giving grief

29 Oct 2011   #1
Hipster Doofus

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011
 
 
"Open with" giving grief

Just got back from a fresh install & am having issues with a file with an avs extention. (avisynth)

I want it to 'play' media player & 'open' notepad. I've done it before but this time I can't figure it out.

Both 'open' & 'play' do the same thing, opens media player & begins playing. That's half my issue solved.

If I change 'open' using 'open with' to notepad then both 'open' & 'play' open notepad.

Change 'play' with 'open with' back to media player & both 'open' & 'play' now go with media player.

I want 'play' to use media player & 'open' to use notepad.

Any ideas on how to separate them to open individual programs?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
29 Oct 2011   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Ken,

This may be able to be a good workaround for you for this.

Open with Notepad - Add or Remove from Context Menu of Files

Hope this helps,
Shawn
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Oct 2011   #3
Hipster Doofus

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011
 
 

Thanks Shaun. That looks like it will do what I want. Will try tomorrow. Bluray movie time.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

29 Oct 2011   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome. Please let us know how it goes.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Oct 2011   #5
Hipster Doofus

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011
 
 

Excellent. Much easier than messing around trying to get 'open with' behaving.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Oct 2011   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Tha'ts great news. I'm happy to hear that it'll work for you.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 "Open with" giving grief




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Save/Open Dialog-boxes, remembering "SIZE" & "POSITION"
I have some programs I would like to have there save/open dialog boxes remember - SIZE - POSITION Namely: Firefox, because I download program updates and export/HTML my FF bookmarks for a use in Firefox as a single scrolling list for quick update checks... frequently... it seems to...
General Discussion
10 recent Windows Updates giving "unknown error" 80070005
see attached screenshots (part 1 is the actual error code, part 2 is a log of the 10 updates in question failing repeatedly) i've tried using the reset.cmd script linked at Error 0x80070005 in Windows Update when you try to install updates (and the blog linked at the bottom of that KB article)...
Windows Updates & Activation
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
DVD Maker Giving Grief
Trying to convert an avi file into a dvd using windows dvd maker. If I leave the settings at 4:3 That's what I get. I'm after 16:9. So I change the settings to 16:9 & I still get 4:3. :mad: Then I go into the filters & disable all of them. Still get 4:3. Here's a shot of the filters...
Software
Pinning "New" and "Open" Word document to start menu
Using Word 2007, I am unable to pin the "New" and "Open" Word Document to the Start Menu. I was able to do this in XP and Vista. I go to "All Programs" and can load Word but cannot find the options new/open. In Word I go to "Word Options" and it is not listed there either. Thanks.
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 17:53.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App