Windows 10: Unable to open certain programs under Windows 1909

Discus and support Unable to open certain programs under Windows 1909 in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; After updating to 1909 some executable programs will not open. I click them and get zero response - this happens even if I try to run as administrator.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by tinypapertiger, Feb 13, 2020.

  1. Unable to open certain programs under Windows 1909


    After updating to 1909 some executable programs will not open. I click them and get zero response - this happens even if I try to run as administrator. Two affected programs are Adobe acrobat and Steam plus all games in steam. I am unable to uninstall steam since when I click uninstall it doesn't pop up. For adobe, I have been able to uninstall and reinstall, but I still can't open anything unless I open a file in chrome and it works in chrome but not as it's own program.


    Other executable programs work such as: all Microsoft office programs word/execl, paint, notepad, browsers, etc.


    I just can't figure out what the root cause between adobe/steam not opening would be. I have also tried running in safe mode and that did not work either.

    :)
     
    tinypapertiger, Feb 13, 2020
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  2. mandala Win User

    Unable to Pin Certain Programs to Start Menu

    Thanks for your replies guys. I am now able to file the FileTypesMan when I do a search in the Start Menu, however, the app is not displayed in the Start Menu alphabetical list. Why is that?


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    mandala, Feb 13, 2020
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  3. Unable to access internet with certain programs

    I have a Compaq Presario CQ62 running Windows 10. I am unable to access the internet with a couple programs. I downloaded the update from Windows 7 to 10. Everything runs fine but HP's support program and Print Shop V22.

    I googled the problem and tried some of the suggestions listed, but I still can't access the internet. I am using Firefox and it connects fine along with Norton Internet Security. Any suggestions?

    [Moved from: Windows / Windows 10 / Ease of access]
     
    JamesWiker, Feb 13, 2020
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  4. Unable to open certain programs under Windows 1909

    Why did the startup window get cleared?

    I didn't missed any step, the list was gone and gone , even after using lot of programs the programs were not listed in that list.
     
    smartali89, Feb 13, 2020
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