How to access files when you cant open them? Tags: Hard Drives Photo How To Storage Last response: July 11, 2011 4:48 PM in Storage Share Anonymous July 10, 2011 3:59:03 PM Hello, I'm trying to open some photo files from a family picnic, but can't. When I conduct a search, I can see the files, but can't open them. What can I do to be able to open these files? Thx. In need of help More about : access files open | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove fzabkar July 11, 2011 8:00:10 AM What is the error message? Can you drag-and-drop them to another folder? Are they JPG files? | Report abuse Plumble July 11, 2011 8:13:31 AM Are you using Windows? Can you right-click on them and select "Open with..." and then select the appropriate program. Either windows Paint of image viewer? | Report abuse misry July 11, 2011 4:48:03 PM Install irfanview. Let it tie itself to all image files. Try to open one of the files. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>How to access files when you cant open them?> Related ressources: ForumAccess Denied/Can't view files and can't delete them either HELP! ForumAccess Denied/Need Permission for LOTS of my files . Can't open . HELP!! ForumAccess Denied/Can\'t view files and can\'t delete them either HELP! ForumAccess Denied/Can\'t view files and can\'t delete them either HELP! ForumAccess Denied/Can\'t view files and can\'t delete them either HELP! Forumcant access my files or view them ForumHow do access my files using sata 2.5 hdd enclosure ForumCan't access files from Laptop HD attached with IDE adapter ForumHelp for read-only files and how to change them usb ForumAccess Denied/Can\'t view files and can\'t delete them either HELP! Forumcan't read or open files from floppy disks ForumCan't Access Files ForumHow to manage a Guest Account in order that it cant see my files ? ForumBios detecting version of windows that are no longer there ForumMY EXTERNAL DRIVE,sphdu2-makes clicking noise when plug it in. ForumHow to format USB Mass Storage Device ForumHow to upgrade my sony vaio TZ16VGN to a bigger size of HDD as it getting slow ForumHow can I erase everything on my Hard Drive? ForumHow to play a cd/dvd prepared on computer on a dvd player ForumBought an external diskette drive but it wont open my disc files More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !