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Windows 7: Windows Explorer context menu options not working

29 Jan 2018   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
Windows Explorer context menu options not working

If I right-click on the name of a text file in Explorer, a drop-down menu appears with several options such as "Edit with Vim" or "Open with Notepad++", or whatever. Selecting any of these does nothing. Is there a way of making them work? I am running Windows 7 Home Premium. I have the relevant programs installed.

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29 Jan 2018   #2

Win 7 Ult 64-bit

Repairing open with problem :
go to command prompt and write this command:
c:\> attrib -r -h -s autorun.inf
c:\> del autorun.inf
d:\> attrib -r -h -s autorun.inf
d:\> del autorun.inf
restart the pc
where c and/or d are Your drives or partitions
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29 Jan 2018   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit

Thanks. But this returns "Access denied".
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01 Feb 2018   #4

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jsampson45 View Post
Thanks. But this returns "Access denied".
Did you open the "Command Prompt" using the "Run as administrator" option?
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