If Open With Menu Option is Missing on Window 10! How to Fix it?

If the customers complaints that Open with Menu option is Missing on Window 10. To solve this issue, you should read the method to fix if Open With Menu option is missing on Window 10. For installing Webroot antivirus, navigate to www.webroot.com/safe.

Method To Fix If Open With Menu Option is Missing on Window 10:

  • Install Webroot Antivirus:

As we all know that antivirus is very important for every Computer system because it gives protection from all types of online threats. But sometimes antivirus interferes with Windows and results in Open with menu option missing. If the user is facing this issue, then you should temporarily disable your antivirus and then check the issue is solved or not. If in case, this solution do not help then you should uninstall your antivirus. If removing your antivirus fixes the issue, then you should install Webroot antivirus software via www.webroot.com/safe for better security.

  • Create .reg file and Change Registry Values:

For this, first you have to open Notepad. After Notepad opens up on your screen, then you should paste into it:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT*shellexContextMenuHandlersOpen With]@=”{09799AFB-AD67-11d1-ABCD-00C04FC30936}”

Now, you should tap on File and Save as option. Here in the Save as type section, you should select All Files. Then in the File name section, you should enter OpenWith.reg and then tap on Save option. At last, you should locate the OpenWith.reg file and then double tap on it just to add the content to the registry.

  • Change Registry Manually:

The customer should press Windows Key + R at the same time and then type regedit. After this, you should tap on Enter or OK button to start Registry Editor. If Registry Editor starts, then in the left side you should go to the key:


If you find Open With key is available, then you should tap on it. If incase,  it’s not available then you should right-tap on ContextMenuHandlers and then select New and just choose Key. Here as the name, you should enter OpenWith and then hit on OpenWith key. Then in the right side, you will view Default. At this point, you should double tap on it just to open its properties. After this, in Value data enter:


Lastly, you should tap on OK option to save the changes and then close the Registry Editor.

  • Perform SFC and DISM Scan:

First of all, you should press Windows Key + X altogether and then select Command Prompt from the menu. When the Command Prompt begins, then you should enter sfc /scannow. After this, you should tap on Enter key to run the command. Now, the scanning procedure will begin and do not interrupt in between.

Run DISM Scan:

You should open Command Prompt as administrator. Then, you should enter

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

and then hit on Enter key to run the command. At this point, DISM scan will begin and do not to interrupt it.

The above method will help you to fix Open With Menu option is Missing on Window 10. If the customer wants any kind of information related to Webroot antivirus, then go to www.webroot.com/safe.

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