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Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by IROBOT, Feb 24, 2001.

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  1. IROBOT

    IROBOT Thread Starter

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    First problem is I'm a real dummy. Getting the following while trying to open a .gif attachment: "file does not have a program associated with it for this action. To create one, double click MC on desktop. On View Menu-click options then file types. Also-when trying to open a .jpg, getting a message as follows: Error in opening document. File does not begin with '%PDF-'. I used to be able to open both of these file/attachment types but something has gone wrong. Please help a dummy. Thanks.
     
  2. Kento

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    Try this. Locate a .gif file in Windows Explorer. Now while holding the shift key down right click on it and select 'Open With' on the menu. When the screen pops up scroll down and click once on Iexplore or Explorer (doesn't matter) to highlight it and then place a check in the little box where it says "always use this program etc..." and then click ok. Your .gif's should now open in a browser window. Do the same for .jpg files and then you should be able to open them into a browser window also.
     
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