set default program for previw images



oby
07-10-2005, 12:49 AM
how do i set a default program to preview images in win explorer
i was using windows picture and fax viewer and when i'd click preview it
would automatically open but since i installed new software all the images i
preview are opening in roxio photo suite
thanks for your help
ob1

Peter Foldes
07-10-2005, 12:49 AM
One way is to go to Windows Explorer\Tools\Folder Options\File Types and select for example *jpeg. Look at what it is associated with. If with Roxio then select the Change button and select from the dropdown box Internet Explorer
or whatever you want. Do this to all files that you want to change associations to
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Peter

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"oby" <groundcontrol@eircom.net> wrote in message news:9i9me.308$R5.58@news.indigo.ie...
> how do i set a default program to preview images in win explorer
> i was using windows picture and fax viewer and when i'd click preview it
> would automatically open but since i installed new software all the images i
> preview are opening in roxio photo suite
> thanks for your help
> ob1
>
>

Ramesh, MS-MVP
07-10-2005, 12:49 AM
Additionally, this link should help:

How to change file associations in Windows XP:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=307859

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Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
Windows XP Shell/User
http://windowsxp.mvps.org


"oby" <groundcontrol@eircom.net> wrote in message
news:9i9me.308$R5.58@news.indigo.ie...
> how do i set a default program to preview images in win explorer
> i was using windows picture and fax viewer and when i'd click preview it
> would automatically open but since i installed new software all the images
> i preview are opening in roxio photo suite
> thanks for your help
> ob1
>


set default program for previw images