Question about Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

1 Answer

I canit open files

When i try to opens files notepad will come up on all my files.when i download anything it will do the same thing

Posted by jazzyroxy on

Ad

1 Answer

Inky Fingers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 705 Answers

Change the file associations in Windows. Right click a file you wish to open and then select the OPEN WITH option and then select CHOOSE PROGRAM. If the application you wish to use is NOT in the PROGRAMS list, use the BROWSE option to locate the one you want. Check the ALWAYS USE THE SELECTED PROGRAM TO OPEN THIS KIND OF FILE option and then click OK You can do this for any other file types that are wrongly associated. It may be worthwhile finding out what caused your file associations to get messed up in the first place. You may have a virus.

Posted on Sep 15, 2007

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Nokia E5 memory card password forget


The thing you got to do is download and install file explorer software. After installation follow these steps:

1. Open File Explorer and access the c: drive.
2. There you will find a file named 'mmcstore'.
3. Rename the file to: 'mmcstore.txt'.
4. The file will now open in notepad.
5. U will get your password written in the notepad file.


Hope this one solved your problem. If you have additional doubts, please come back to us.


P.S: If the solution is helpful, please accept the solution.


Regards,
Sunny.

Aug 30, 2011 | Nokia E5 Cell Phone

1 Answer

Micro sd card password locke how to open solution mail id: [email protected]


The thing you got to do is download and install file explorer software. After installation follow these steps:

1. Open File Explorer and access the c: drive.
2. There you will find a file named 'mmcstore'.
3. Rename the file to: 'mmcstore.txt'.
4. The file will now open in notepad.
5. U will get your password written in the notepad file.


One thing to note is that, the file explorer software may not work in all phones. It is surely supported in all Nokia's s60 phones (higher generation), but I have seen it working in other phones too. Just give it a try.

Hope this one solved your problem. If you have additional doubts, please come back to us.


P.S: If the solution is helpful, please accept the solution.


Regards,
Sunny.

Aug 24, 2011 | Nokia Classic 2700 Cell Phone

1 Answer

File problem


Do you have a Torrent client installed?

Go here http://www.bittorrent.com/ download it and install it. then try again

Nov 03, 2008 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Downloading


When you open the file, Windows may be trying to open it with the wrong program. It may be trying to open a picture file with Notepad, which would result in numbers and unreadable characters. If this is the problem, right click on the file, choose "Open With", and choose the appropriate program.

Apr 05, 2008 | Microsoft Windows 98 for PC

1 Answer

I can't get files to come up


Hi, Based on your post/description, it would seem that most of your document/aaplication file associations have been moved over to notepad. This is only possible if: 1. Somehow you have lost/deleted your word processing application and all others; 2. Virus/malware infection which changed file association; 3. Registry change/fault; 4. System/Application files corrupted. Actions you can try: a. Scan your system for virus/malware b. Apply/follow Microsoft's recommended repair/changing of file association in c. Repair/Modify/Reinstall all your applications d. Worst case scenario is you may have to reinstall your OS and of course thereafter all your applications. Hope this be of some help/idea. Post back how things turn up or should you need further information. Good luck and kind regards.

Sep 20, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

1 Answer

Canit open files


Hi this is a common problem. Your .exe associations have become corrupted somehow.. the link below will help you effect a repair. http://filext.com/faq/broken_exe_association.php

Sep 15, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

1 Answer

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.

Sep 14, 2007 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I can't pull up files


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

Sep 14, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

1 Answer

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.

Sep 13, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

Not finding what you are looking for?
Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC Logo

Related Topics:

45 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Microsoft Computers & Internet Experts

Ekse

Level 3 Expert

13434 Answers

Lee Hodgson
Lee Hodgson

Level 3 Expert

4810 Answers

efs_perpends
efs_perpends

Level 3 Expert

1997 Answers

Are you a Microsoft Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...