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Or what if a saved Web page launches in Explorer when you wanted it to open in Safari? My suggestion would be to clear the cache and Windows Registry entries where MRU (most recently used) lists are stored. Reply Jeff Citizen says: 05/20/2014 at 10:52 I've been doing battle with this slow refresh thing for so long, I just about don't have any hair left to tear out… but Could there possibly be a need to write a tutorial on such a mundane subject?

Thanks for the reply. Create an account EXPLORE Community DashboardRandom ArticleAbout UsCategoriesRecent Changes HELP US Write an ArticleRequest a New ArticleAnswer a RequestMore Ideas... Look at the status for the entry. Why all the docs and pictures under all the computers are not sharable when I've checked full sharing and admin privileges for all users on all machines is a topic for

Now, the next time you double-click the document in the Finder, it will launch your newly selected application. Win7 wouldn't let me delete them and neither would my trusty kill-by-force apps so I booted with MiniXP and that did the trick. Thanks for posting the tip. RESTART computer, no more authentication required & am able to move files/folders off desktop as usual.Dump both .plist files & restart once should work fine too.Good luck.

The program will open many times, and the menu\option window will open. thank you! Reply Julian says: 07/01/2011 at 07:53 #Jeff# The "DontRefresh" string should appear in the Windows 7 64-bit registry. To open the document in one of those applications, just select it.

Go back to your Hard Drive and you'll have to do the following:"I would try trashing the Finder's preferences file, "".Your Spotlight may not have ever indexed this kind of system This brings up a Choose Application dialog similar to an Open dialog, except it lets you choose applications rather than documents. You are a genius!'t-Close-in-Windows-XP Reply Joe says: 07/13/2014 at 10:54 I have a similar issue with my Ipad connected to my PC.

Then select "General Items" in the pull down menu under "Optimize this library for". Figure 3: The Open With section of an Info window Next, from the window that appears, go to the Open With section and click the disclosure triangle (if not already opened). If the latter is your preference, take another look at the Choose Application dialog. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (1) Collapse - Thanks for sharing this.

I don't really mind Windows asking me if I'm sure to want to copy something to Program Files folder. Reply revjarrett says: 09/01/2014 at 04:28 thank you! Proffitt Forum moderator / August 14, 2015 11:04 AM PDT In reply to: It gets worse folks.... Get more troubleshooting guidance (updated daily) by subscribing to MacFixIt Pro.

Report basit- Aug 14, 2009 at 07:33 AM Thanks Alot buddy... check over here Thanks, you're brilliant. Why after 3 plus years has it only just appeared? cannot paste anything and clipboard has failed as well...

Reply Rogerson says: 03/21/2016 at 10:48 Long Path Fixer presents you with a simple list of files and folders in the current directory (including "hidden" files and folders). No folders... my new iMac was doing fine for 3 weeks then today my folders and icons stopped moving... his comment is here thank you for the solution to this problem .

Have you tried OPTION 3? I Suddenly can't Open Any Folders, or This PC. I have not made sure everything is perfect, but at this stage all good.

rebooted and nothing I tried throwing away the doc preferences and rebooted..

Use Open With This option is convenient when you don't want to bother locating the needed application on your drive. Reply navidali says: 02/07/2014 at 18:39 thanks really !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (4) Collapse - Fixing "read-only" helped my docs issue! You just saved my sanity (for now), thank you again for your advice.

If so, you may prefer to access the command from a contextual menu instead. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 16, 2015 10:11 AM PDT In reply to: BINGO!!! Report JGOLD- Jun 18, 2010 at 06:27 AM great!! weblink We've all used the internet to solve lots of problems.

If I were to click on this icon, I’m told ‘file doesn’t exist’ because in actuality it is in the recycle bin. Report chenoda- Jul 5, 2010 at 09:09 AM Worked for me too!!! The file and folder refresh problem doesn't happen when Windows is rebooted every day. Reply fred says: 08/04/2016 at 01:23 Actually what happens, When ever i open any file or folder it automatically asks for deletion of files or folder automatically.

Report Akki Pats- Jun 7, 2009 at 03:23 AM Hello, Thank you very much..your solution worked. Seems like Win7 took exception to the ~$ combination or perhaps the $ in the filename. by Iyaz Akhtar 1:16 Close Drag CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. However, these methods are less commonly needed and are too advanced to cover in this tutorial.

No good because it's a safety feature in Windows 10. So I would just like to say, Thank You Very Much. Some think the Windows 7 file and folder refresh problem might be linked to either a malicious file or some third-party application. So I tried real hard to become an Admin, which will be another story, repeated this thing.

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... The file name that starts this application is actually "firefox.exe" While not a "stretch" for the name, if you were looking in the processes tab for file names that begin with For example, to go to the var directory, type: /var.Drag any folder icon from the Finder onto an Open dialog; the dialog's folder listing instantly relocates to that folder.Type any letter Hope this helps someone.

If you believe your Mac is misinformed, and want to force the document to open with the application anyway, you can do so. I look at the picture file and see the pictures on my ipad. Surprisingly only one Restore Point was there, and it was only 10 hours old. Not every application uses a file name (or image name) that is the same as the application name to start.

Reply Julian says: 05/20/2014 at 12:39 #Jeff Citizen# Thanks for the tip! 🙂 Reply Jaison says: 05/26/2014 at 22:16 It works, thanks a lot!!!! Windows is opened …….plzz help me Reply Gotty says: 07/08/2015 at 13:25 Clearly this issue is very arcane, and all the different "fixes" are just somehow tickling the underlying issue. just the names are there, I can still open them though, the worst thing is after navigate on those folders the hole explorer fails, I cant open any other folder on