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Windows 7: Opened a Source File .ai in Notepad now stuck in default

17 Sep 2017   #1

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Opened a Source File .ai in Notepad now stuck in default

Hello there,

I guess I am in trouble this morning I was a goldfish
I purchased a logo Fiverr and they sent me the source file with an ext of .ai of which I am not the artist put want to look at it. Tried to open it with my choices on my computer and just randomly picked Notepad because I really have nothing but the basics.
Please help me restore this or at least what should I tell the seller to send me so I can pass it on to someone that can make changes or even me I guess. Thank you for anyone's thoughts

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17 Sep 2017   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1, 64 bit

Welcome to W7F Coolmimi. A file with the .AI file extension is most likely an Adobe Illustrator Artwork file. You'll need that program to view the file. You can download Adobe Illustrator Free Trial To view the file. You can also change Default Program's in the control panel.

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17 Sep 2017   #3

windows 7

Hello Lance1, Thank you for the warm welcome and something I can work on. I tried what you suggested but because I have nothing to open it with it did not appear to change on desktop let me try to download again from the site. I will take your advice of the Adobe Illustrator to download for free I did try that this morning but they kept wanting me to buy a program level. Should I not ask the designer to put it in a more common extension for the average gal. I heard about a PDF path but this is getting way beyond me I'm afraid.
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