im on windows vista and everytime i go to open a file via the internet i.e. threw hotmail or my server at work it opens the files threw paint. therefore it refuses to open attachements etc. ive tried everything to change it to microsoft works but no luck. its on a laptop.any ideas. cheers mark
oh right im new too it u see. Well when i go onto hotmail i have some attatchements in there. when i open the attachements they are being opened threw paint, it then says the following paint cannot open this file". I have tried to change it so the attachements are openeded threw word but no success. i am at university and i ahve the same probelm when using there "blckboard". when i try to download a document it also tries to open it threw paint so its delaying my work. hope thats clear enough. cheers.
Tell me of my errors,so I too may learn. Sorry if you dont agree with me folks,its just a pet hate of mine,I know I am not perfect,but I try to get the basics right.Ok I will shut up now,Ive been told.
If you right click a file with the same extension on your desktop you can choose the "Open with" option and select "choose default program". Then pick the program you wish to open that sort of file with. Tick the box beside "Alwasy use this program to open this kind of file".
tullie you started this nonsense and then asked for me to tell you of the errors in your posts. You coudn't help in the first place so you should have stayed off the thread!
I am sorry to markjdlee for allowing myself to be dragged into this with you and derailing his thread but hopefully my suggestion works!