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Right Click > Properties won't open Windows 10

Vikash Mohan
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Hi All,

I am having a strange issue with Windows 10, where whenever you right click a folder or application, all the options in the context menu works (run as administrator/open etc) apart from properties, when you click it nothing happens.

The only one that seems to work is going to the properties of This PC.

I have tried to run sfc /scannow, this through an error saying Windows Resource Protection could not start the repair service. I ran the following command in cmd as administrator 'sc config trustedinstaller start=auto' then restarted the trusted installer service, which starts perfectly, but i still get the same error.

I ran the following dism command 'dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth'

This also doesn't work in safe mode, no errors seam to appear in the logs, so im not entirely sure now where to go, i cannot even open printer properties. I don't particularly want to clean install windows but if that's what i have to do, i will.

Any help will be appreciated, thanks
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Can you Restore Windows to an earlier Restore point ?
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Hi Both,

Firstly i actually never checked to see if 1607 was installed, but I will check now, thanks,

As for system restore, its another thing that don't work, When i click on system restore, nothing happens.

Thanks again
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Thanks Ramin, I will give it a shot :)
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Repair Install with an In-place Upgrade can solve this Windows 10 problems.

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