RE: "Resolved" Association



SJB
07-10-2005, 01:02 AM
How do I solve the .pdf problem?
SJB



Thanks for the feedback SJB. BTW, please respond in the same thread.

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


"SJB" <sjb@platinum.ca> wrote in message
news:ekGVP69VFHA.1384@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> Hi Ramesh,
> By downloading and running the zip fix.
> I have the 2003 PPS viewer installed previously in XP w/SP 2.
> SJB
>
> SJB,
>
> How was it resolved?
>
> --
> Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
> Windows XP Shell/User
> http://windowsxp.mvps.org
>
>
> "SJB" <sjb@platinum.ca> wrote in message
> news:%23VAdqm9VFHA.2128@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>> Hi Ramesh,
>> Thanks, the .pps issue has been solved!
>> But the .pdf is still not.
>> See below, please, what I could and couldn't find in the registry.
>> SJB
>>
>>
>> SJB,
>>
>> You need to install PowerPoint Viewer 2003 (or 97) from Microsoft
>> downloads
>> site. This enables you open the .PPS files from OE.
>>
>> OTOH, there is a known issue with PPV2003 and Windows XP SP2. If you
>> encounter a problem with these two combinations, use the advice here to
>> resolve the problem.:
>>
>> Unable to open .PPS attachments directly from Outlook Express?:
>> http://windowsxp.mvps.org/ppsopen.htm
>>
>> --
>> Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
>> Windows XP Shell/User
>> http://windowsxp.mvps.org
>>
>>
>> "SJB" <sjb@platinum.ca> wrote in message
>> news:eCLgEu0VFHA.3424@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
>>> Hi Ramesh,
>>>
>>> I couldn't open now a .pps file received on email.
>>> The warning says "No file type associated.... Create one...."
>>> However when the file is saved in the Documents, it can be opened from
>>> there.
>>> Similarly with the .pdf files.
>>>
>>> All I could find is this:
>>> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\pdf_auto_file\shell\Read\command
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> No luck finding this second one:
>>>
>> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.<ProgID>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> SJB
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> SJB,
>>>
>>> Use the File > Export option to save the key to REG file.
>>>
>>> Microsoft Windows XP - Registry Editor overview:
>>> http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/regedit_overview.mspx
>>>
>>> How to backup the Windows XP Registry?:
>>> http://windowsxp.mvps.org/registry.htm
>>>
>>> --
>>> Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
>>> Windows XP Shell/User
>>> http://windowsxp.mvps.org
>>>
>>>
>>> "SJB" <sjb@platinum.ca> wrote in message
>>> news:%23slIarlVFHA.1328@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>>>> Hi Ramesh,
>>>> I'm not an advanced user.
>>>> I'd need a step by step instruction for the procedure.
>>>> SJB
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Ramesh, MS-MVP" <ramesh@online.mvps.org>
>>>> Newsgroups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 9:31 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: File Types Association
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> SJB,
>>>>>
>>>>> Can you post the contents of these registry keys?
>>>>>
>>>>> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.PDF
>>>>> Note down the (default) value <ProgID>
>>>>>
>>>>> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.<ProgID>
>>>>>
>>>>> Export both and post here.
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
>>>>> Windows XP Shell/User
>>>>> http://windowsxp.mvps.org
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> "SJB" <sjb@platinum.ca> wrote in message
>>>>> news:eq3%23rYbVFHA.3544@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
>>>>>> Hello.
>>>>>> I'have documents saved in.pdf format and able to open them.
>>>>>> However, after having mailed such file I couldn't open it in the Sent
>>>>>> folder, while a Word document caused no problem.
>>>>>> The pop-up warning said: "No file types associated with it, create
>>>>>> one
>>>>>> in
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> SJB,
>>>
>>> Use the File > Export option to save the key to REG file.
>>>
>>> Microsoft Windows XP - Registry Editor overview:
>>> http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/regedit_overview.mspx
>>>
>>> How to backup the Windows XP Registry?:
>>> http://windowsxp.mvps.org/registry.htm
>>>
>>> --
>>> Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
>>> Windows XP Shell/User
>>> http://windowsxp.mvps.org
>>>
>>>
>>> "SJB" <sjb@platinum.ca> wrote in message
>>> news:%23slIarlVFHA.1328@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>>>> Hi Ramesh,
>>>> I'm not an advanced user.
>>>> I'd need a step by step instruction for the procedure.
>>>> SJB
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Ramesh, MS-MVP" <ramesh@online.mvps.org>
>>>> Newsgroups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 9:31 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: File Types Association
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> SJB,
>>>>>
>>>>> Can you post the contents of these registry keys?
>>>>>
>>>>> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.PDF
>>>>> Note down the (default) value <ProgID>
>>>>>
>>>>> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.<ProgID>
>>>>>
>>>>> Export both and post here.
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
>>>>> Windows XP Shell/User
>>>>> http://windowsxp.mvps.org
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> "SJB" <sjb@platinum.ca> wrote in message
>>>>> news:eq3%23rYbVFHA.3544@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
>>>>>> Hello.
>>>>>> I'have documents saved in.pdf format and able to open them.
>>>>>> However, after having mailed such file I couldn't open it in the Sent
>>>>>> folder, while a Word document caused no problem.
>>>>>> The pop-up warning said: "No file types associated with it, create
>>>>>> one
>>>>>> in
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> SJB,
>>>
>>> Use the File > Export option to save the key to REG file.
>>>
>>> Microsoft Windows XP - Registry Editor overview:
>>> http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/regedit_overview.mspx
>>>
>>> How to backup the Windows XP Registry?:
>>> http://windowsxp.mvps.org/registry.htm
>>>
>>> --
>>> Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
>>> Windows XP Shell/User
>>> http://windowsxp.mvps.org
>>>
>>>
>>> "SJB" <sjb@platinum.ca> wrote in message
>>> news:%23slIarlVFHA.1328@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>>>> Hi Ramesh,
>>>> I'm not an advanced user.
>>>> I'd need a step by step instruction for the procedure.
>>>> SJB
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Ramesh, MS-MVP" <ramesh@online.mvps.org>
>>>> Newsgroups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 9:31 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: File Types Association
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> SJB,
>>>>>
>>>>> Can you post the contents of these registry keys?
>>>>>
>>>>> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.PDF
>>>>> Note down the (default) value <ProgID>
>>>>>
>>>>> HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.<ProgID>
>>>>>
>>>>> Export both and post here.
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
>>>>> Windows XP Shell/User
>>>>> http://windowsxp.mvps.org
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> "SJB" <sjb@platinum.ca> wrote in message
>>>>> news:eq3%23rYbVFHA.3544@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
>>>>>> Hello.
>>>>>> I'have documents saved in.pdf format and able to open them.
>>>>>> However, after having mailed such file I couldn't open it in the Sent
>>>>>> folder, while a Word document caused no problem.
>>>>>> The pop-up warning said: "No file types associated with it, create
>>>>>> one
>>>>>> in
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>


RE: "Resolved" Association