Windows 10: "We can't open this file" message in File Explorer

Discus and support "We can't open this file" message in File Explorer in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; This morning I attempted to view a few jpg's in File Explorer and found it generated this message: "We can't open this file"... I can't open any image... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Kensho, Nov 3, 2018.

  1. Kensho Win User

    "We can't open this file" message in File Explorer


    This morning I attempted to view a few jpg's in File Explorer and found it generated this message: "We can't open this file"... I can't open any image any longer... It worked beautifully last night... I want to be able to continue to use File Explorer... I searched the net for a fix and found nothing... Can someone here please help me?

    :)
     
    Kensho, Nov 3, 2018
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  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, Nov 3, 2018
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  3. AndrewMcLean2 Win User
    File Explorer opens but does not function

    I have all the current Windows 10 Home 64-bit updates. File Explorer opens with its main screen but no files are listed in the main file listing window. Instead the message 'working on it' appears t the top of the Window and the spinning blue disc spins
    away. None of the third party File managers are affected. File Explorer has become a waste of disc space. Any ideas?
     
    AndrewMcLean2, Nov 3, 2018
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  4. jaydeee Win User

    "We can't open this file" message in File Explorer

    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 "We can't open this file" message in File Explorer :)
     
    jaydeee, Nov 3, 2018
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