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Windows 7: file association not working..

12 Jul 2016   #1

Win 7 home 64 bit
file association not working..

When I try to open a folder by left clicking with my mouse I get a message that tells me there is no file association. If I right click then select "open", it works! How do I fix this?

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12 Jul 2016   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit SP1

You can try this Folder fix in the link below or wait for some of the win7 guru's of the forum to help you out.

Default File Type Associations - Restore
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