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I can't open files

When i open files it would come up notepads,and when i download to.

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Why do my photos and documents open in notepad

Notepad is a generic text editor included with Microsoft Windows that enables someone to open and read plaintext files. If the file contains special formatting or is not a plaintext file, it will not be able to be read in Microsoft Notepad.
What is notepad

Feb 27, 2015 | Computers & Internet


B.A. Regedit

Any of you that do websites and like to open .html and similar files in notepad to edit scripts, this is the coolest windows registry edit ever you can download the zip file with the .reg in it (run it and it automatically adds itself to your registry) or do it manually.


Manually: regedit and navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\*\Shell add the key "notepad" it's default value should be "open with notepad" now, under "notepad", add the key "command" it's default value should be (with the quotes) "c:\windows\system32\Notepad.exe" "%1"

ok, exit regedit and go right click on ANY file...
you new option: Open with notepad.

I know this one works on XP and 2000, you can PROBABLY enter it manually on windows 9x, but I have not tested that.

I know maybe not everyone cares... but this was fun for me because I love tweaking my computer and it makes some web design stuff easier for me :D

on Dec 23, 2009 | Computers & Internet


Useful Notepad Trick !

This is real cool for people who use notepad to write down any info on a day to day basis.

Open a blank Notepad file

* Write .LOG as the first line of the file, press enter.

* Save the file and close it.

* Double-click the file to open it and notice that Notepad appends the current date and time to the end of the file and places the cursor on the line after.

* Type your notes and then save and close the file.

Each time you open the file, Notepad repeats the process, appending the time and date to the end of the file and placing the cursor below it.


on Dec 10, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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What program should i use to open files they dont open with internet explorer

A file is usually open by the computer only when the associated program is installed in the system. The associated program recognize the file extension and open it.

For Example :A notepad file will be open by Notepad editor untill and unless you cange it to open with other program.

Microsoft Word can open a notepad file too.

Files usually you will find or will downloaded from internet are usually .exe, .rar, .zip, mp3, .avi, pdf etc.

I recommended, you installed these few softwares

1. Adobe Flash player.

2. Adobe Reader.

3.Jave runtime

4. Winrar

Don't if you are not sure of the application to open a file.Download
"Irfanview".below is the link

It will open almost any files.

That's it.

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Wolfenstein 2 exe executes Notepad

check the association if is set that notepad should open the .exe file and get a new copy of this game the try again .

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File problem

Do you have a Torrent client installed?

Go here download it and install it. then try again

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Can't open files

your pc has a virus, try to install an anti virus this might solve your problem, if it still occur, just reformat your HDD.

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Sounds like you have a trojan virus. Try your request again for live help. My popup blocked it. It's open now

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I can't open files

whatever you are downloading and trying to open is something that you have not got the software associated with it to open it and either you have chose notepad to open up the file or windows as selected it as default as it cannot find a programme that you have installed to open it. If you know that you have an associated programme, right click on the file select open with and then browse for the required programe.

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