which program to open file?

  mco 18:44 28 Oct 03
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sorry to all you experts out there; I know this is a stupid question but I'm not as techno as you guys: when I download stuff from the internet a message will come up saying 'click on the program you want to use to open your file' How on earth am I supposed to know which one? For example today I dowloaded something called 'wmv' and another time a 'pdf' file - but I couldn't open them cos I didn't know what to use. Thanks - and sorry for my ignorance.

  VoG II 18:50 28 Oct 03

wmv files are Windows Media player files

pdf files are can be read with Acrobat Reader click here

For other file types click here to see what they are.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 18:53 28 Oct 03

'pdf' file ..you need Adobe Acrobat to open these. Free on most Computer mag CDs.

wmv.....click here you need windows media player to show these...free on most mag CDs.

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