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Problem with right click options

#4
There is nothing to post. If I right click some files to seek "open with" dialog and click on it, there is no dialog window that opens. I don't get any alternative options to open the file.

For instance, I want to open an AVI with a different player but I can't do it through the right click "open with" anymore - I does not appear.
 
#6
Hi. I tried that. What I am saying is that I can right click an AVI file and the option to "open with" is on the menu. Upon clicking "open with", nothing happens - no dialog, no other options, nothing.
 

Hipster Doofus

Good grief Charlie Brown
#7
See how this goes. Back up the reg fist....just in case.

Open With - Not Working or Listed

Check your settings here:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications. Select the associated sub-key, if 'NoOpenWith' is listed, delete it.

This setting allows you to control whether the checkbox to save the "Open With" program is available when an unknown file type is opened.

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Unknown\shell\openas\command

To enable the checkbox set the (Default) value to "rundll32.exe shell32.dll,OpenAs_RunDLL %1".
Return to the desktop and press F5 for the change to take effect.
 

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