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File type association issues.

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December 29, 2009 8:47:24 PM

Hi,

Im currently having some issues with some file ext's such as .aim, .bat, .bmp, and like 40 more..showing up as unknown application. I cant open up anything through yahoo, aim or hotmail that goes out to the internet.

is there any way to reset all of these together? i dont know which of the ext's need to be opened up by what program?


I dont have to reinstall windows 7 do i?

thanks for any help.

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December 30, 2009 2:55:32 PM
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Hi and no, you can't re-install Win 7.

The solutions it's easy. The .aim and .bat are extension for programs that isn't safe modify.

.bmp is an imagine file, so, you can open this imagen with Microsoft Office Picture Manager, or the program that you prefer.

For open the .bmp just do this:

Right click on the file, open with, look for the program that you want for open this files and select, chechk the box that say "always use this program to open this files" and select Ok.
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