Fix “Open with” missing from Windows 10 Right-click Menu
If you want to open a file with a different program other than the default, normally you can right-click on the file and choose “Open with” from the right-click menu. But it has come to our attention recently that some of you don’t have “Open with” on your right-click menu.
Today, we’re going to help you put it back. This requires adding / modifying your registry, but we’ve done the work for you. So all you have to do is download a zip file, unzip it and double-click on “Restore_Open_With.reg” to modify the registry and put “Open with” iback on your right-click menu. We reccommend you create a restore point any time you modify or add to your Windows registry. To learn how to create a restore point, see this page.
After you’ve created a system restore point, download this zip file from our site. After you’ve downloaded it, unzip it and double-click on “Restore_Open_With.reg”. You’ll get a warning, click “Yes”. You will get a warning about modifying the registry… like this:
Click yes to continue. After you’ve finished you’ll get a message that the keys and values in the reg file were successfully added to the registry.
If all went well you, will now have “Open with” on your right-click menu when you right-click a file which requires an application to open it. If you still don’t see “Open with” try restarting your computer.