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Windows 7: Opening files on network drive problem

06 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate
Opening files on network drive problem


I have problem with network drive. I added it by clicking on MAP NETWORK DRIVE, and connected it to server. Everything works good but if i explore some folder on network drive and try to open some file, it opens the file in default web browser (it start downloading it). I need to fix it, like the files will be opened in associated programs...

I made the same thing on other computer to the same server and everything works properly, so i don't understant, what's the problem???

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07 Nov 2012   #2

Win7 & Win8 64bit

Welcome to Seven Forums,

Right click on one particular file with issue then choose Open with> Default Program then choose the program that you wish to use. Also, make sure to che check on the box that says "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file". See image attached.
Is this what you need to accomplish?

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08 Nov 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate

Thank you for your answer, but there is problem. If i right click on som file on server, there is not option OPEN WITH... There are not standard options, like on normal hard drive, i dont understand why.
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08 Nov 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Try going into Control Panel > Programs > Default Programs > Associate a file type or protocol with a program.

Then check the file type you're trying to open and make sure its not set to your web browser.
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