Windows 10: How do you want to open this file?

Discus and support How do you want to open this file? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi guys, I'm getting rather annoyed at this but hopefully somebody will be able to explain how to solve it.... When I try and open an "image file"... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Okpels, May 6, 2020.

  1. Okpels Win User

    How do you want to open this file?


    Hi guys, I'm getting rather annoyed at this but hopefully somebody will be able to explain how to solve it....
    When I try and open an "image file" (jpeg, png etc) i get the classic pop up "how do you want to open this file"
    I Cannot go past this point. I have selected different programs to open them but no matter what i select it does NOT open the file yet it just keeps popping up with that. I've tried to find a solution online and repaired the photo view program (via settings > apps > default apps) and I've also selected the "always use this program" check box but nothing I have done has worked.

    It's both on new and old image files. It's quite annoying as you can imagine so any insights would be great.
    (windows 10 pro)

    Many Thanks!

    :)
     
    Okpels, May 6, 2020
    #1
  2. Ketxxx Win User

    opening .dds files with gimp

    Simply, HOW? I got the DDS plugin but the POS wont open DDS files still. Can someone give me a step-by-step rundown of how to install the DDS plugin for gimp so I know if I'm missing something?
     
    Ketxxx, May 6, 2020
    #2
  3. jaydeee Win User
    PowerPoint file crashes PowerPoint upon opening

    since this happens in some of the computers only, suggest that you open the file on working computer and copy everything and paste to a new powerpoint file.
    most of the time it works to me. *Smile How do you want to open this file? :)
     
    jaydeee, May 6, 2020
    #3
  4. How do you want to open this file?

    "open with" and opening of files slow

    Hello,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    1. Since when are you facing this issue?
    2. Have you made any changes on your computer, prior to this issue?

    To fix issues with Word documents opening slowly, I suggest you to attach a different template to the document and check if that helps. Follow the below steps to attach a templates.

    Steps:-

    1. Open Word application.
    2. Click on File and select Options.
    3. Select Add-Ins from the list.
    4. Under Manage Select Templates and click on
      Go.
    5. In the pop up, type Normal in the Document template.
    6. Click on Ok.

    To fix issues with Adobe files opening slowly follow the below troubleshooting steps and check if that helps.

    Steps:-

    1. Open Adobe application.
    2. Click on Edit.
    3. Select Preferences option.
    4. Tap on General.
    5. Uncheck Enable protected mode at startup.

    Hope it helps.

    Sandeep Kumar M

    Microsoft Community – Moderator
     
    Sandeep_KM, May 6, 2020
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