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Windows 7: Open downloaded docs and pics on Win 7

10 May 2010   #1
franklybasic

windows 7 64bit
 
 
Open downloaded docs and pics on Win 7

I am trying to open documents that I receive from vendors that have photos and text on them. The system first brings up scanners and cameras page with nothing in it. The if I try to choose open with... I can not seem to find a program to open them. Do you have any ideas?
Thanks
Kris


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10 May 2010   #2
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

You need to have a program to open them with. Do you have Windows Office?

If you don't you can download OpenOffice http://download.openoffice.org/
Be sure to un-check any extras they have bundled with it ...like Yahoo Browser, etc.
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10 May 2010   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

What is the filetype of the documents (look in Properties).
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12 May 2010   #4
franklybasic

windows 7 64bit
 
 
file type and what happens

The file types are jpegs and pdfs.
When I try to open them in Office it just shows code. The onlt file that will open them is photoshop. This is very annoying. Please help.
Thank you
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12 May 2010   #5
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

.jpeg should open with any photo program like Photo gallery, Faststone picture viewer and alike
.pdf should open with Adobe or Foxit

I suggest you have a look into your file associations table and check which programs are associated with these filetypes. If necessary, change it.

If that is not something you want to do, download these 2 programs and they will automatically set the associations:

Foxit Reader - Download

FastStone Image Viewer - Powerful and Intuitive Photo Viewer, Editor and Batch Converter
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