Windows 10, "My Pictures" ?????

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  1. CamarosRus

    CamarosRus Veteran Member

    Recently I've having a problem that I dont know how I caused.

    When I go to any file in "My Pictures" and select any picture
    I USED to be able to Right Click and then click OPEN !!!!

    Now when I right click my mouse I only have word EDIT at top
    of a list.....The EDIT open the picture in PAINT

    Can you comprehend what Im trying to write and instruct
    me how to get back to what I had before....

    Thanks, Chuck
     
  2. FlaJunkie

    FlaJunkie Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    You mean "Pictures" don't you? I looked in mine, even added some and I have the full menu. What is the path name to your "Pictures?"

    By the way, you can search for the problem in your context menu. Read how here.
     
  3. tom3

    tom3 Veteran Member

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    What happens when you just double click on the picture?
     
  4. COPO

    COPO Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Another reason why I'm still using Win 7. ;)
     
  5. CamarosRus

    CamarosRus Veteran Member

    Tom3, When I double Click ANY picture it opens in PAINT.......not the normal "OPEN" screen

    Somehow I did "something" to change my set up

    COPO. Another inappropriate response from you....Nothing wrong with WIN10 !!!!
     
  6. Chevrolaine

    Chevrolaine Veteran Member Gold Member

    Try right clicking on the Pictures icon and then Restore Defaults.
     
  7. COPO

    COPO Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Last edited: Mar 9, 2018
  8. CamarosRus

    CamarosRus Veteran Member

    Mark, Thanks for the link...I'll look into it when Im in the mood............

    I rarely drink any alcohol (exception my photo).........I'm ALWAYS serious about everything and I take my Camaro resto and modifications seriously......
     
  9. FlaJunkie

    FlaJunkie Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Take a look in the registry...
    1) Click the Windows icon
    2) Type regedit
    3) Navigate to Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\ShellEx\ContextMenuHandlers\Open With
    4) There should be a string value (Default) of {09799AFB-AD67-11d1-ABCD-00C04FC30936}

    This puts Open at the top of the menu. Dunno why yours is gone, but you should always backup with Acronis and windows backup every so often. I also use DesktopOK to keep the icon placement remembered in case windows or some other program resets them.
     
  10. CamarosRus

    CamarosRus Veteran Member

    FlaJunkie, I'll try to follow your directions when I make the time..............but
    these computer issues are usually over my head ..............
     

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