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Windows 7: No file extension

01 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
No file extension

Hi,

I burned a few movies (.avi) on a dvd from my friends hard drive and copied and pasted onto my PC. But in the movies library it shows file type as "File" without any extension. I even checked the file properties, which also shows no extension.

I can play them on my PC using "open with VLC Player", but I can't set it to default. How can I get Windows to read it as .avi again?
Or how do I convert it?

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01 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Check here if the box next to known file types is unchecked

File Extensions - Hide or Show

If so you might have inadvertently renamed the file and forgot to add the extensions..so simply rename them back to something.avi

-DG
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01 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SledgeDG View Post
Check here if the box next to known file types is unchecked

File Extensions - Hide or Show

If so you might have inadvertently renamed the file and forgot to add the extensions..so simply rename them back to something.avi

-DG
Oh yeah, renaming the file with the extension solved it. Thanks dude.
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01 Feb 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

you're welcome
Glad you got it fixed

-DG
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