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Cannot open attachment


kingussie

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this file does not have a program associated with it

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buteman

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kingussie

I get a few like that as well it is usually jokes from my Niece so I just delete the ones that do not open.

So may get a few tips from your post.Using W7/64Bit but almost sure I used to get the same problem using XP.

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chub_tor

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If you know the file extension then you can set up an association. How you do this varies with your Operating System. It is different for XP and Vist/Win 7.

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johndrew

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Probably the suffix (.doc or similar) has been removed. If it is from a known source and you know what it is supposed to be then use the 'Open with ..' function (right click the attachment and select - after saving from the e-mail?). The other option is to ask the sender.

If you don't know where it's from be cautious; it may be nasty.

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kingussie

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It is from my Accountant and is a valid document OPS windows xp

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kingussie

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Thanks all ....solved...It was a PDF file so I downloaded Foxit Reader and that opened it. Incidentally I already had Foxit but for some reason it did not open it so I removed it and down loaded again and that did it.

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buteman

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kingussie

Looks like I will have to do the same with my Foxit Reader as well.Thanks for letting me know what the problem was.

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johndrew

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If it's a .ops file have you considered this? link text

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