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Need to set an association to open a file

When trying to open a file from an attachment from an email, my dad keeps getting the error that the file does not have a program associated with for performing action. How do I set the association? He has Vista Home premium, Service pack 1

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The first thing that you have to find out is what type of file is it. Normally if the file is not associated with any program on the computer then that means that the program is not installed. To find out the type of program that it is you can go to the link below then check the file extention. The file extention by the way is the letters after the period in the filename. EX. hello.DOC the capital letters is the file extention

http://filext.com/

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