The Open with error makes you uncomfortable when you can’t open the file normally. This error usually occurs when the Open with configuration is changed to software that is not intended to open the file format. For example, Notepad is used to open .png or .jpeg image files.
To fix this error you can use the following two ways:
Method 1: Adjust settings Choose default program
Step 1: Right click on the corrupted file then select Open with
Step 2: Click Choose another app
Step 3: Select the correct application for the file type, for example .png then choose Photos or Paint, .doc or .docx then select Word…. After you select it, click on it. Always use this app to open files then press OK.
Method 2: Fix Open with error with Registry
For some cases that cannot be fixed by method 1, please try method 2.
Step 1: Press Win + CHEAP type regedit then press Enter to open Registry Editor.
Step 2: Access the following path:
Step 3: Here you will see file lists. You select the file to adjust the default opening application. The example in the image is a .png file.
Step 4: In the .lnk folder, click on the folder OpenWithList then delete all entries, leaving only the item (Default) as in the photo. With OpenWithProgids you also delete all just left (Default) the same, similar.
Step 5: Delete folder UserChoice
With other files with errors, you can also do the same thing, you can set the file to open with the default application. Please watch the video below of TipsMake.com to better understand the error correction process. If useful, remember to like the video and sub for TipsMake.com’s channel!
Good luck. Thank you!