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I can not open folders.

by sekivaki / October 31, 2006 1:06 PM PST

I have a problem with folder options. I cant open the folders from desktop (any folders also my computer, resycle bin, my documents etc.). But it's possible to open them from windows explorer. Also I can not run jpg, jpeg files and download some sofwares from the internet. What should I do? Help me, please.

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It's a side effect of the damage that hit you last time.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 31, 2006 8:49 PM PST
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impossible to open them.
by sekivaki / November 1, 2006 8:26 AM PST

Thanks Bob, for your helps.
I tried to open the fix files like folder.reg, jpg.reg etc (i have downloaded zip). But I couldnt. There is error msg about application. It asks me something to do in folder options with applications. As you know I can not fully understand error msgs in japanese.

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So do you need a .ZIP program?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 1, 2006 8:40 AM PST

Some like Winzip, I use Tugzip.

Your choice.


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It worked. Thank you very much.
by sekivaki / November 1, 2006 8:51 AM PST

I had a zip program. First I unzipped the folder.reg and then directly imported it from regedit.exe.
Now I understand more about registry.
Thanks man.

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Glad your machine is getting better.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 1, 2006 9:19 AM PST

Just so you know... I hate (windows) pests.


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Sorry, I need a little bit more advices
by sekivaki / November 1, 2006 11:29 AM PST

I stiil dont understand my yahoo msgr problem. When I send IMs its ok, but when I receive IMs cannot see them. where is the problem?
Also I cant download the Adobe reader.

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Sorry, I don't use Yahoo IM. About Adobe...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 1, 2006 11:56 AM PST

I use the FOXIT PDF READER (use google to find that.) As to Yahoo IM, the usual is to uninstall and reinstall. However I use GAIM instead...


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Thanks again
by sekivaki / November 1, 2006 12:12 PM PST

Foxit is working. About Yahoo messenger, before I tried to reinstall several times. But same result.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 1, 2006 12:17 PM PST
In reply to: Thanks again
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RE: I cannot open folders
by awamrahman / May 3, 2007 2:19 AM PDT

Go to Start/Run and type in: regsvr32 /i shell32

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Can't open any folders
by tward100 / August 12, 2011 12:30 AM PDT

I have windows 7. I can not open any folders on my desk top. I can not get into "my computer", "my documents", "the recycle bin" or any other area. I can not access any of my network drives because I can't get into My computer. I rebooted and it did help. I get no error message or any message of any type. I click on the icon and nothing happens. I can open a word document, PDF, etc that is on my desk top that is not in a folder. Also, I have a Big Mac desktop computer that is connected to the same network as the Dell. I can get into my documents from the Mac. I have all of My documents stored on an external server not on a drive in the Dell or Mac. I need some documents on the dell desk top ASAP. Any suggestions? T. Ward Houston, TX

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This is the Windows 2000 and NT Forum.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 12, 2011 5:53 AM PDT
In reply to: Can't open any folders

While it may be best to post in the Windows 7 forum, this sounds as if there is malware.

Try the 7 forum and supply more details about your malware tools and if this ever worked.

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I can't open folders
by Soumyananda / January 3, 2012 12:57 PM PST

I think some of the fieles of operating system has been deleted. Reformat your Laptop and reinstall the operating system. It may fix the problem. Otherwise you can contact customer care.

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