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Another, and easier, way to create associations is to single click on the file, right click, select Open With, select (or browse if necessary) to the program that reads it and check mark "Alway use this program..."
very helpful thanks
Thank you, Leo, you answered my question perfectly! I used Google to arrive here and your information on file extensions was just what I needed to knnow>
i try to click on open with but it gives me the same error message, how can correct this error? thanks for your help in advance
Hi, unfortunately one of my 2 pcs had a trojan.downloader virus which has totally transformed all my ,exe extensions to .ini I think. I managed to get rid of the virus but now I cannot open any programs with a .exe extension. I cant even get into my windows xp cd to re- install. Can you help plz?
Trying to open a pps type. Did all the steps above, reinstalled MS PowerPoint Viewer 2003; PPS is listed in "Folder Options". Still cannot open email with PPS attachment. Get file does not, etc. Any other help?
For weeks I had my floppy disk read well,but now when I open it up, all i get is create an association in the folder options control panel. How do I do this for the floppy disks
How can I open a xls file please...I have windows xp
You need Microsoft Excel. (Although I believe the spreadsheet program in OpenOffice.org will open it as well.)
I am using XP Home, as of this morning when I use the start run command to go to a website such as my on line backing I get the....."This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the folders options control panel."
Is there a quick fix for this? Thanks
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