Single file context menu

By sbruce45
Jun 14, 2008
  1. I've had a recent new problem. If I right click a single file and choose to scan the file with Avast or with AVG Anti-Spyware, nothing happens (it used to work). But if I highlight 2 or more files and right click choosing Avast or AVG Anti-Spyware, the scan takes place. On the other hand, I can right click on a single file and choose to scan with A-2 Free or create a zip file with Win Zip, and they work fine.
    Anyone have any ideas about this?
    I am using XP SP2 with all updates.
  2. sbruce45

    sbruce45 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I have further information on this. It does not seem to have anything to do with it being Avast and AVG AntiSpyware. It may be because the programs that have the problem are the first 2 and the last one on the context menu. When I right click on multiple programs, more items appear on the context menu, at the top. These include Open, Run As, Add and Remove to Send Menu, Change Icon, and Run Sandboxed (sandboxie). I do not get these when I right click on one file.
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