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Troubleshooting Microsoft Office file opening problems
Understanding how to approach file execution errors and troubleshooting for solutions.
Organizing your digital life with File Explorer
Customize how you save and organize files. By taking full advantage of the options available in File Explorer, you’ll know how to find and share any file you own.
Photo Galary can't open this photo or video
Photo Galary can't open this photo or video. The file may be unsupported, damaged or corrupt. I am wondering if these are from FaceBook and and if so can I see them or just delete them.
Preventing changes to a file
To prevent changes to a file: 1. In File Explorer, go to a folder that contains a file. 2. Double-click a file while holding down ALT. 3. Click to check the Read-only box, and then click OK. Note While your file is set to read-only, you can't make changes to it while using a program, such as Microsoft Word or Paint. However, you can save it by typing another name while keeping a read-only file intact.
Valid File Names
I've been using Windows for a long, long, time and have always wondered why: "09/20 - Service Report" is not a valid file name! One would think that between MSDOS and W10, that that would have changed much the same as other computing funsies have changed...….
Am I the only person who uses One Drive to share files??????
I think that One Drive is fantastic for many reasons, one of which is the ability to share files with anyone just by sending them a link (email attachments are so last decade). But so often when I suggest this to a friend or colleague they look as me as though I have just landed from outer space! Yet everyone seems so familiar with Dropbox. Often when I suggest sending something via One Drive they say "just send it via Dropbox"! Why is this? For a Windows 10 user surely One Drive is so much easier. So, my conversation starter is: - "Am I the only person who likes to use One Drive for file sharing?
HPFS Is No Longer Supported on Windows 10
HPFS stands for High Performance File System and was a file system developed by IBM for OS/2. However, on Windows NT 4.0 and up to later versions of Windows 10, HPFS is no longer supported. File systems available for Windows 10 are FAT, FAT32, NTFS, and exFAT. Windows 10 can be installed to a partition ONLY if it uses NTFS.
Could this be impending hard drive failure
I have a Windows 7 PC where the hard drive fills up no matter how many times I run antivirus, scan CHKDSK, or disk cleanup. There is no grinding or clicking "sound of death" but thee hdd does spin loudly when that PC is inactive on sleep. I shut it down completely to prevent damage and need some of the files there. Is it time to back them up and change the disk?
Right-click context menu personalization
Hello, Can you share with me how to edit the right-click context menu? There are several features that are presented that I never use and others I would like to add. I have checked other sources on-line and they recommend working with the registry, which I do not want to do. I am smart enough to know the damage that can be done by a non computer-literate user like myself. Please advise alternate strategy. Thank you, Greg
Tips to protect yourself from viruses (Computer Viruses)
On the Insert tab, select Insert Object, and then select Text From File. In the Insert File dialog box, locate and then select the damaged document.
On the File menu, click Open. Locate the publication file. Click to select the publication, and then click Open. If you can open the publication, the publication may contain a damaged object or object placeholder.
Sometimes a file can be damaged in such a way that Word, Excel, or PowerPoint can't open it normally. But all is not lost. The Open and Repair command might be able to recover your file. Click File > Open > Browse and then go to the location or folder where the document (Word), workbook (Excel), or presentation (PowerPoint) is stored.
The following tips and suggestions may help reduce the number of damaged files that occur in Visio and in other programs. Optimize the AutoRecover setting in Visio. Configure the AutoRecover setting to a value that works for you. If your computer stops responding or if you lose power unexpectedly, Visio opens the AutoRecovery file the next time ...