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doogdoog

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Aloha,
Whenever I scan pictures to my HD it goes ok to the proper folder. When I click on the file, it brings up my profile manager (Netscape 7.1) and then I have to click on Start Netscape 7.1 and then it brings up the picture. I noticed that the icon has a small n on the upper left hand corner so it must mean netscape. Is this normal? Why does it have to open in netscape? Help!

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It doesn't "have to" open in Netscape.
Its just that the file type has been associated with Netscape.

Hard to give specific advice as don't know what operating system you are using but, on the basis its Windows of some sort, right clik one of these files and setect "Open with".

If that option is not available with a right click, then hold down Shift as you do it.

You should be presented with a range of programs, if the one you want is not there select "choose program" and navigate to the program you want.

If you then tick the box "Always use this program" you will have associated the file with the new program.
 

doogdoog

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Aloha Kiwiguy, thanks for the reply and I tried right clicking and also using the shift and right click but I don't see that option. A window comes up but there isn't any option to change or open with. I am using Win 98 sec edition and this is a real pain. I tried pulling out my cable to the router to see if it needs the connection to come up but it still works. It looks like it is somekind of Netscape thing so if you have any other suggestions, please let me know.

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With Win9x/ME you have to first highlight the file and then Shift+right click to get the “Open With” command.
 

doogdoog

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Aloha,
Thanks guys! I tried the right click with shift earlier but didn't notice the open with. It looked the same as if you just right clicked so I missed it. Thanks again.

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