Windows 10: Cannot open documents on Windows 10

Discus and support Cannot open documents on Windows 10 in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I have Windows 10 64 bit which has been running perfectly. Suddenly when I try to open a document the blue circle goes round and nothing else happens.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Josigirl, Jan 22, 2020.

  1. Josigirl Win User

    Cannot open documents on Windows 10


    I have Windows 10 64 bit which has been running perfectly. Suddenly when I try to open a document the blue circle goes round and nothing else happens. I have tried every document. The only ones I can open are pdf files or if I move them across to Drive.

    Any advice very welcome

    :)
     
    Josigirl, Jan 22, 2020
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  2. Ahhzz Win User

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Jan 22, 2020
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  3. newtekie1 Win User
    Windows boots, My Documents auto opens. WTF?

    That was going to be my first suggestion. *Toast :toast:
     
    newtekie1, Jan 22, 2020
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  4. Peer_Sam Win User

    Cannot open documents on Windows 10

    Can't open documents

    Hi Marilyn,



    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.



    In order to narrow down the issue and provide appropriate troubleshooting steps, please reply with answers to the questions below.



    1. Is it any specific document, a document type or all documents, you are unable to open?
    2. What happens when you try to open the documents?
    3. Do you get any error message while trying to open the documents?


    We look forward for your reply.



    Peer Samie

    Microsoft Community-Moderator
     
    Peer_Sam, Jan 22, 2020
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