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In Windows 7 you could right-click a file and choose "Open With". In Windows 8 I don't see this option. Is there some way to get this in Windows 8?

Edit: Ack! I had "show file extensions" off (the default) and I had clicked into a zip file thinking it was a folder. Inside a zip file you never get those options.

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My Windows 8 install still has that option. Could you post a screenshot of your right-click menu when clicking on a file? – Ryan Oct 29 '12 at 18:44
up vote 4 down vote accepted

Really? It's still there for me?

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You're correct. I had clicked into a zip file since I had file extensions turned off. I'll mark as answer. Thanks! – Bryant Oct 29 '12 at 18:51
@Bryant - best form is to edit your specifics into this answer and keep the question uncomplicated with "edits" and updates. The system shows who edited what so you don't need meta information - just a cleanly worded Q & A. – bmike Oct 29 '12 at 18:54
Ha! Glad to hear you got it sorted :) – Django Reinhardt Oct 29 '12 at 18:59

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