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when searching in a directory on Windows 7 I can't open the items when I click on them

Posted on 2014-12-13
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I installed a new Windows Server 2012 with Exchange 2013 and as a file share for public documents.
When I am searching from a windows 7 Pro station on the Network share I get a list of files docs and pdf's the icon with file type isn't listed and I can't open any files when I click on them.

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Have you checked your file associations?


Control Panel\Programs\Default Programs\Set Associations


How about the share permissions?

Can you write a new file to the share?  Does it show the icon?
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Yes, I have permissions to r w d in the share. It is intermittent. Sometimes the icons show up and work just fine. It is several users in different directories on the Serer 2012 File share.
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how are they mapped?

By share name or ip address?

How large are the folders?

Network speed?
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