Solved

double click on hard drives on windows explorer - error

Posted on 2016-11-01
5
27 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-11
File Options on windows 7
the produced error is "this file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action... " . I suspect the cmd on the top of device options (right click)
0
Comment
Question by:Tasos Katsikas
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 95

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 41869973
Windows knows cmd.exe but not just cmd.  Change to use cmd.exe.

I cannot reproduced this list above. How did you get it?  When I double click on a hard drive, another Explorer window opens.
0
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:web_tracker
ID: 41871467
normally you never see cmd when you right click on the hard drive. you may get other things in that list not sure how cmd appeared in the list.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
Tasos Katsikas earned 0 total points
ID: 41874935
arfer hours of googling I found the solution here :[Fix] “Cmd” is the Default Action for Folders (Right-click Menu)

I test it and it works nice!
0
 
LVL 18

Expert Comment

by:web_tracker
ID: 41875867
glad you were able to resolve your own unusual problem, how this problem arizes is a mystery, but good thing there are registry entries to fix this problem.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Tasos Katsikas
ID: 41883579
covers completely raised issue!
0

Featured Post

PeopleSoft Has Never Been Easier

PeopleSoft Adoption Made Smooth & Simple!

On-The-Job Training Is made Intuitive & Easy With WalkMe's On-Screen Guidance Tool.  Claim Your Free WalkMe Account Now

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you get continual lockouts after changing your Active Directory password, there are several possible reasons.  Two of the most common are using other devices to access your email and stored passwords in the credential manager of windows.
By default the complete memory dump option is disabled in windows . If we want to enable the complete memory dump for a diagnostic purpose, we have a solution for it. here we are using the registry method to enable this.
This Micro Tutorial will give you a introduction in two parts how to utilize Windows Live Movie Maker to its maximum editing capability. This will be demonstrated using Windows Live Movie Maker on Windows 7 operating system.
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question