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Windows 7: Shell Open Problems

09 Aug 2018   #1
dw85745

Win 7 Pro x32
 
 
Shell Open Problems

On Brinks list of Shell commands (windows 7)I did not see Shell:Open or Shell:Open With
so a little confused why they are not there.



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Here's my Problem
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Visual Basic Classic (VB5) - yes I still use it - as of today starts Maximized instead of Normal (moveable).

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Background
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For years when starting Windows VB5.exe file from a Windows ShortCut the
program would start Normal (window moveable) with an SSTab inside that Window
showing tabs (New, Existing, Recent).

Today something changed. Either I accidentally hit some keys that caused that change
or something else occurred.

A search of the registry showed the program at various Keys with subKeys of
Shell>Open>Command containing the string:

MyPath/VB5.exe "%1"

Not sure why the "%1" argument, but it seems to exist on most, if not all, other
applications (exe's) in the registry under subKeys Shell>Open>Command.

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Questions
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1) Is this problem linked to Shell>Open>Command and if so how do I solve it?
2) Any other ideas suggestions to get the VB5.exe to open Normal (moveable)?


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