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Not opening container folder in browser download folder RRS feed

  • Question

  • In firefox and IE10 when I download something after download I cannot open the containing folder with the right click option I get the following error.

    'This folder does not have a program associated with it for performing this action'

    Ran SFC but it found no errors so now lost as to what happened.

    Please help if you can.

    Friday, December 14, 2012 6:35 PM

Answers

  • Thanks a lot Nicholas for your assist.

    But I solved the problem by doing a repair upgrade using the windows disk while in windows .

    This did cause some other problems such as some programs not working but resolved them.

    Thanks again for your help.

    • Marked as answer by Techless Clive Tuesday, December 18, 2012 2:28 PM
    Tuesday, December 18, 2012 2:28 PM

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  • Hi,

    Please check the association of the folder referring to the methods in the following post:

    Note: If you want to modify the Registry, please perform a full-backup first.

    Windows 7 Double Click on Folder opens Command prompt

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-us/w7itprogeneral/thread/f4392db2-dbc2-4f74-b533-3777144e1a06

    Thanks.

    Nicholas Li
    TechNet Community Support

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012 11:15 AM
  • Thanks a lot Nicholas for your assist.

    But I solved the problem by doing a repair upgrade using the windows disk while in windows .

    This did cause some other problems such as some programs not working but resolved them.

    Thanks again for your help.

    • Marked as answer by Techless Clive Tuesday, December 18, 2012 2:28 PM
    Tuesday, December 18, 2012 2:28 PM