1.    03 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Windows 10 will not open PDF or JPEG files


    Hi there

    I upgraded to W10 this morning, and since then, although everything seems to be OK, it will not open any PDF or JPEG files. I get an error message for the JPEG something like, " illegal operation attempted on a registry key that has been marked for deletion"

    For the PDF files it says, "invalid value for registry".

    As all of my work files are in PDF format, this is a headache

    many thanks
    Graham
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  2.    03 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 243
    Win 10 Pro 64bit

    Try right clicking on a file and choose 'Open with->Choose another app' and select, or browse to, the app you want to use.

    This should replace the corrupted registry values.
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  3.    04 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Hi there

    Many thanks Nus, that has solved the issue. I just needed to click the box to use Windows Picture Viewer as the default app to open and view the photos.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    08 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Can't open jpegs


    Quote Originally Posted by Nus View Post
    Try right clicking on a file and choose 'Open with->Choose another app' and select, or browse to, the app you want to use.

    This should replace the corrupted registry values.
    When I right click I don't get the option to open with.....
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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