When I am trying to open attachments on e-mails, a warning panel flashes up to say that there is no programme associated with it, and to adjust options control panel. Can anyone tell me how to find this please. Thanks in advance Carper
Thanks for your replies but I do not have sufficient knowledge of the subject to know what the file path is, and the automated fix suggested by VOG requires a similar path. Any further help please ?? Regards Carper
A further thought, there appears to be a reference to Power Point display I have office 2000 which includes power point. When I tried the link to rectify this problem automatically, it still asked for a file extension which I do not know. A panel was displayed to browse and included power point files but neither of these worked and I got the same result "no associated programme" Carper
Try this - right click on the attachment, and select save as and then save to your desktop.
Go to your desktop, and the file should be there. Right click on the file and select properties. in the window that pops up you should see the file extension (e.g. filename.jpg). If you then pdot that info. here somebody should be able to help you.
To see filename extensions go to Control Panel>Folder Options Click on the View tab, untick the line 'Hide extensions for known file types' and then when you OK this window and close Control Panel, the file extensions will be shown in Windows Explorer