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    How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Whenever i double click on a file type, it actually opens with a program that is not able to view it. For ex- if i am trying to open a DOC file, then instead of MS Word, Windows Media Player try to open it. How to correct this thing?



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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Friend, if you are facing such problem, follow these steps:

    1) Right Click on the one you are interested to open.
    2) Select open with. So, that you can view many softwares which are available on your syatem
    3) Select the appropriate one.

    If it does not give you any solution,

    1) Go To Control Panel.
    2) Select 'Uninstall Programs'.
    3) Select the Program you are facing the problems.
    4) Right Click on it and select 'Uninstall'.
    5) After Uninstalling it Re install it.

    These problems are due to problems in installing.

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    First, start Windows Explorer (right-click Start, click Explore) Browse to locate a file of the type you're having problems with. The next steps will depend on the version of Windows you have. 1.Windows XP/XP Home: Right click on the file and select "Open With" from the pop-up menu Select "Choose Program" Locate the program you want Windows to use to open files of this type and select it Put a checkmark next to "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file". Click OK 2.Other Windows versions: Click on the file to select it. Hold down the SHIFT key while you right-click the same file. Choose Open With from the pop-up menu. In the Open With dialog box, locate the program you want Windows to use to open files of this type and select it. Put a checkmark next to "Always use this program to open files of this type" Click OK

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    select the file.
    click on properties.
    choose default program.
    now select ms office word and apply save.
    thats it..you are done..

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    The only problem i'm having is not being able to double click the computers applications open.

    It says ...

    Open With

    Choose the program you want to use to open this file:

    File: iexplore.exe

    Recommended Programs

    Internet Explorer
    Microsoft Corporation

    If the program you want is not in the list or on your computer, you can look for the appropriate program on the Web.


    It no longer allows me to double click on Internet Explorer. I have to right click everything, and then select start.

    I'm sure this is a small problem to someone that knows about computers, so any little advice would be appreciated !

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    1. You need to [COLOR=#0000FF !important]right click on the file and click on Properties, here you will see the properties window. Here you will see the file type, the application it opens with, and a button to Change the application. Click on this button.[/COLOR]


    2. Clicking on Change button will show you a screen like the one below. Here you will find a list of programs,Recommended Programs and Other Programs. You may find a [COLOR=#0000FF !important]matching application in Recommended list as below. If you don’t find it in the list, press the browse button below and locate theapplication file on the disk with which you want to open with. After that press OK.[/COLOR]



    3. Now double click the file and it will open with the application you selected. Please leave your comments and suggestions here.

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Tips
    Without proper software and driver you can't open any file related to that software.
    So you must need proper software and driver installed in your system.


    How to open files in correct program?
    Ans.
    " if i am trying to open a DOC file, then instead of MS Word, Windows Media Player try to open it"It happens due to not installed MS office in your system.

    In order to correct it you must installed MS office, otherwise you can't open any .doc file with any other software.


    When you installed MS Office in your system it automatically get default and you can easily open any .doc or other file related to MS office.

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Right Click on the file you want to open-> Select Open With option ->Select choose program. There you'll get the list of all the installed programs on your computer. Select the appropriate program from the list and hit OK.

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    Smile Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    This page contains the file association fixes for some of the common file types. These fixes are applicable for Windows® 7 systems only.

    Instructions

    To fix the association for a particular file type:
    1. Download the corresponding fix from the above table. (Use Right-click – Save as option in your browser to download the fixes.)
    2. Unzip the file and extract the .REG file to Desktop.
    3. Right-click the REG file and choose Merge. Alternately, you can open the Registry Editor and then using the Import option from the File menu, to merge the REG file contents.
    Note that you need to be an administrator to apply these fixes.

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Whenever i double click on a file type, it actually opens with a program that is not able to view it. For ex- if i am trying to open a DOC file, then instead of MS Word, Windows Media Player try to open it. How to correct this thing?
    answer.
    it can be corrected by right clicking and changing option to open file with.

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Hi,
    If you are having problems by right ckicking a file or a folder the you can folow the instructions:
    1)Right Click on that file or folder
    2)Select "Open with"
    3)Now it will ask you to select a program from the inventory from which you want to open it
    4)Select that program (for example:If it is a tect file in PDF format than select Adobe reader )5)If you want thesame file to always open with the same toll then there is an option given below which says "always open".
    6)
    Click save-Abhishek

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    I


    In the first place, Windows Explorer of beginning ( give a blow to the secondary key of the mouse on beginnings, it clicks explores ) examine to localize a file of the type that is having problems with. The next steps depend of the Windows version that you have. 1.Windows XP/XP
    Start-up: Give a blow to the secondary key of the mouse on in the file and chooses beginning with of the menu of sudden select appearance " chooses the program " localize the program wants che that Windows to use to open files of this type and choose it put a |checkmark| near always using the chosen program to open this type of the file ". It clicks on OK 2.Other versions of Windows:

    It clicks in the file to choose it. It follow in the key of capital letter while that gives a blow to the secondary key of the mouse on the same file. Choose beginning with of the menu of sudden appearance. short with box of dialogues, it localize the program wants che that Windows to use to open files of this type and choose it. Put a |checkmark| near " always uses this program to open files of this type " clicks on OK

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    if you want to open file with a different program which can open it then you must first open that folder where file is present then just right click on it and from the pop up menu select the open with option and then choose the desired program through which you want to open that file.

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    hi ,

    Its simple to solve this problem .

    STEPS ARE :

    STEP - 1 :

    - you can select the particular doc file or any thing file

    STEP - 2 :

    - Then select the one file and right click the goto the open with options

    STEP - 3 :

    - After that select given option available you can open ms word options

    STEP - 4 :

    - other wise click the choose program and select the ms word or pdf

    SETP - 5 :

    - Then select the file method and click the ok button the will be
    change the particular format .

    check the above details it works .

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?



    dear friend,

    follow these steps to solve your problem.

    right click on the file.

    go to properties.

    select the general tab.

    now select the CHANGE option.

    select your desired software by which you want to open the file.

    that software will be set as open with default for the particular program.

    now launch the file by double clicking on it.

    you may install the software by uninstalling once which is making problem for your files.


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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    In my knowledge there are two ways :-

    1st way---------
    1) Right click on the name of file and click on rename.
    2) Change the extension from .mp3 to .doc
    3) Open that file, it will open
    4) If it is not happening then firstly click on "my computer"->click "organize" -> "folder option" -> "view" -> remove check from "hide extensions for known file types"
    5) click "apply" and then click "ok"
    6) Now you able to do first three steps.

    2nd way-----------
    1) Right click on that particular file which you want to open
    2) click on "open with" -> "choose default program.." -> select the file in which you want to open -> tick on "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file".
    3) click ok

    Now you able to open that file in your desired type

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    hi there,

    You can easily get your job done by following the procedure :

    * left click on "Name
    * left click on "Choose default program... (menu item)"
    * double click on "XYZ.doc (list)" in "Open with"
    * click on "Microsoft Word (list item)" in "Open with"

    NOTE : IF you can not find the desired application in this pane, clicck BROWSE and target the proper application by navigating to the folder in which it is installed.

    * click on "OK (push button)" in "Open with"


    You're done..!! Thank You.!!

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Dear,

    The files are not opening because the File formate are not supporting the files so the files are not opening. So to open th files and the to view the file open it in the Right file formate. so to open the file in correct file formate you have to follow some of the steps.
    1. Select the files that you want to open and to view.
    2. Right Click on the File
    3. Select the open with
    4. Select the correct file formate from the above list of the programs
    5. If you are not getting the correct file formate then you can browse the files from the Any other Location.

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Dear friend,

    When ever you have to open such a file which is being opened by some wrong program that is not capable to run it , then you'll have to perform the following steps to so:

    1 Right click on the file.
    2 Select the option open with , then proceed to choose program.


    3 From the list of the programs, select the program which you want to be used to open the
    file
    e.g. if you want to open MS word document then from the list of avalable programs
    select MS word option.
    4 If the program you wanna use is not available in the list then click on Browse, and locate the . exe file to run the program, all of the programs present on the computer have files in the folder, c>program file>folder with the name of program>locate the exe file of program.

    5 Click on OK, and before doing OK to the open with window click on the check box , click OK

    That's it!

    Regards,
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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    hii,
    dont worry,you just right click on the file which you are willing to open..........

    then select open with...in click that choose program......

    then a window will open with a list of programs then click with which program you are trying to open.............

    thats it...............hope helps....

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    Smile Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    haI,



    _)_ If you are unable To View any Program In Certain Format Just Try The Following _(_




    • Right Click on certain Programs,
    • Tap on Open With option,
    • Choose the Appropriate Operation For the Program,
    • IF you wanna make it Default Just Hit Choose Default options,
    • Choose Dialog Box appears Select The Programs From the List Available & Click Ok.




    win7-choose-default-program.jpg win7-open-with-dialog-box.jpg





    Alternate Method:





    win7-default-programs.jpg win7-associate-a-file-type.jpg win7-change-program.jpg win7-open-with-dialog.jpg






    _)(_ Thanks _)(_

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    First, start Windows Explorer (right-click Start, click Explore) Browse to locate a file of the type you're having problems with. The next steps will depend on the version of Windows you have. 1.Windows XP/XP Home: Right click on the file and select "Open With" from the pop-up menu Select "Choose Program" Locate the program you want Windows to use to open files of this type and select it Put a checkmark next to "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file". Click OK 2.Other Windows versions: Click on the file to select it. Hold down the SHIFT key while you right-click the same file. Choose Open With from the pop-up menu. In the Open With dialog box, locate the program you want Windows to use to open files of this type and select it. Put a checkmark next to "Always use this program to open files of this type" Click OK.........

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    hi dear friend..........to fix this issue


    ....first right click on the perticular file

    ....then in the pop up choose the open with option

    ....then there is a window will be opened....then there choose the appropriate program from the list and click ok

    ....if you don't have your program in the list ............then click on the browse option ...and navigate ....and check your programs

    in the programs file and open it........................ALL THE BEST

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Hello friend,


    I have the solution for your problem just do as i say....

    1.Firstly go to the start menu and then go to the 'My Computer'.

    2.Then you navigate to the drive in which the 'Folder' present.

    3.Now you make a right click on the folder.

    4.Now you go to the option 'Open With'.

    5.Then a new window will open.

    6.There you can see all the programs.

    7.There you select any one programs and click OK.

    8.If it doesn't work try to open in all the programs.

    That's it by doing as i said you can solve your problem.

    Have a nice day.....

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Dear friend,

    If you are experiencing such type of Problems, then you must set Program Access and Defaults from the Control Panel.

    However, another easy method is to right click on that file and choose Properties.

    A dialog box will appear, now here in Open With section, click on Change button.

    Here, choose MS Word (if the file is .doc), and click on OK button.

    Now, check the box "Always use this program for this file".

    Finally, click on OK button to Finish.

    Similarly, you can repeat step for other types of files.

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Just to give the right click on file......

    Select open with option.

    By using that option you can open your file.........

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Hello Hi..

    For resolving this kind of opening issue related to files

    follow the steps recommended below :

    Right click on the file that you want to open

    and click on "open with"

    choose the desired program that you want to open the file with

    and at the down you can also find the check box

    i.e Always use the same program as default to open the file.

    Mark on the check box and now open the file .

    and from the next time the file will be opened with the program that you

    have selected only ...

    Thank you..

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Hi friend,

    The following is the procedure for solving the problem of opening files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it.

    At first you have to go to the startup menu.

    Then tap on to the control panel option.

    Now press the 'uninstall programs' option.

    There the program is to be selected which you want according to your chocie because of that you are facing the problem.

    After that you need to press the right click on the program you have selected.

    Then press the 'uninstall' option.

    Now the program is to be reinstalled again.

    Thanks.

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?
    HI FRIENDS ,
    open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view========

    to solve this problem is very simple===========

    follow the steps==========

    :1st :-select the particular doc file.

    2nd :- select the one file and right click the goto the open with options

    3rd :- select given option available you can open ms word options

    4th :-click the choose program and select the ms word

    5th :-select the file method and

    6th :-click the ok button the will be change the particular format .

    7th :-check the above details it works .

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Dear Friend,

    First,
    start Windows Explorer (right-click Start--> click Explore) Browse to locate a file of the type you're having problems with.
    The next steps will depend on the version of Windows you have. 1.Windows XP/XP Home: Right click on the file and select "Open With" from the pop-up menu Select "Choose Program" Locate the program you want Windows to use to open files of this type and select it Put a checkmark next to "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file". Click OK 2.Other Windows versions: Click on the file to select it. Hold down the SHIFT key while you right-click the same file. Choose Open With from the pop-up menu. In the Open With dialog box, locate the program you want Windows to use to open files of this type and select it.
    Put a checkmark next to "Always use this program to open files of this type" Click OK

    Thank you!!!!!

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    1)Right Click on that file or folder
    2)Select "Open with"
    3)Now it will ask you to select a program from the inventory from which you want to open it
    4)Select that program (for example:If it is a tect file in PDF format than select Adobe reader )5)If you want thesame file to always open with the same toll then there is an option given below which says "always open".
    6)Click save

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Hi friend,

    Here are the steps that you need to follow in order to solve your problem:-


    1. Right click on the file which you want to open it.

    2. Look for the option saying "Open With" and click on Choose Program.

    3. Click on it and you can find a window opened.

    4. Click on the Format with which you want to open the file you want.

    5. And at the bottom you can find a block asking you to "Always Use the Selected program to open this kind of file".

    6. Tick on it and click on OK.

    And now that file will be opened with the format you just opted.


    Hope i have helped you in getting relevant information.

    All the best

    Thanking you...

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Hello friend,
    Its occurs when the app or software that can view specified file
    is not installed properly so reinstall software.
    If no effect then right click the file, a popup menu will appear,
    select Open with... ,Now a window will appear in which you can select
    the software or window suits your program.

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    Re: How to open files in correct program as on double click files are opening in program that cannot view it?

    Hi friend,
    if you want to resolve your problem just follow these steps :-
    - Right click on the file which are not opening with correct programs
    - now in the general tab click on change
    - now select the program from which you want to open the file
    - then hit apply and ok
    Now the problem will not arise again
    THANKKYOU !

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