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Properties option in menus not doing anything?

  1. #1


    Posts : 191
    Windows 8.1 (Update 1) Pro 64 bit

    Properties option in menus not doing anything?


    Hey all,

    First of all I want to say that this is not much big of a deal to me but still annoying nonetheless. I noticed that in some scenarios, for some reason, the "Properties" option in the rightclick menu of a file doesn't do anything when clicked on. You'd expect that a properties box of the concerning file would show up but nothing is happening. So far I noticed this in the following 2 scenarios:

    1. When selecting multiple files in the Recycle Bin at once and then right click and choose Properties. Selecting only one file in the recycle bin and clicking Properties does work normally.
    2. When right clicking on a picture that is shown with Windows Photo Viewer and then choosing Properties.

    Anyone noticed these as well? Are these bugs that Microsoft developers might have missed or is my PC at fault here? I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro x64 with Medica Center.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 191
    Windows 8.1 (Update 1) Pro 64 bit


    Update: Just noticed that scenario no. 2 only happens when you view pictures that are stored in the My Pictures folder in the library. If the pictures are stored anywhere else then the Properties option works normally.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Properties option in menus not doing anything?
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