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I have a new Acer One D260 netbook. It was working OK for 2 weeks when all of a sudden the icons on my desktop changed to Windows Photo viewer. When I click on the icon to open , the info I receive is: "Photo Viewer can't open this picture because Photo Viewer doesn't support this file format, or you don't have the latest updates to Photo Viewer". Please tell me what I've done wrong and how to correct it? Thank you. Kind regards Dawn

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There are several ways to fix this error and its most likely cause was when inserting a USB device or CD/DVD Rom the auto startup menu has been selected to open the files using the specified programme, so you have to go back into the system and deselect it as follows:

Click on "Start"
Select "Default programs" from the menu
Select "Default programs"
Select "Autoplay settings" you will see "Choose what happens when you insert each type of media or device", scroll down the options and restore them all to "?Ask me every time"


Click on "Start"
Select "Default Programs" from the menu.
Select "SEt your default programs"
Find "Photo Viewer" and select it then deselect it from the list by selecting "Choose defaults from this program" and deselect the file type from the list.


Open "control panel"
Select "recovery" from the menu
Select "choose a different restore point"
You will be given several option dates. Try and remember when it was OK and fins a date before that time.

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Go to My computer in file Menu select Tools>folder option >view
Uncheck the Hide file extension for known format and Hide protected operating system files.

Now go to desktop you can see the file with the extension, change your file extension with your known format.

Ex: ss.jpg

if this a document file than change it to ss.doc
like that

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SOURCE: I have a Acer One Netbook D260(bought over a month

Go to my computer in that in menu bar select Tools

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