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Windows 7: Download error

26 Jul 2010   #1
CherylNewman

Windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 
Download error

Hi. I am a newbie to this & I hope I can explain my problem. I download a file from the internet, then try to open it but it does not open. I have changed the file association but still no luck. HELP.


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26 Jul 2010   #2
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

What is the file extension?
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26 Jul 2010   #3
CherylNewman

Windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 

Hi Bill. It is.gif
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26 Jul 2010   #4
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

.GIF files are image files, you can open them in the windows photo viewer. Change the file association this way.

Open Gif images with Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 7

If you are still having problems, it could be a corrupted file.
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26 Jul 2010   #5
CherylNewman

Windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 

Hi again. The file is an embroidery file. I will try what you have suggested. Thanks
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26 Jul 2010   #6
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

This is working great for me, might want to have a look at it.

Windows 7 Gif Viewer Works perfectly
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