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Old January 11th, 2005, 02:42 PM
garbriella garbriella is offline
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help please for associated files . comp is locked

hi there people

I am using window xp and I have incurred a major problem .When I download a file of the net I can not install it.MY window says the following.

This file does not have a program associated with it for preforming this action.Create an association in the folder options control panel.

I have tryed many things and I do not seem to be getting anywhere.
If any of you could please help a damsel in distress I would be very much appreciate some ones help on this matter.
Thanks for taking the time to listen .Aslo I can not get my emails or even my firewall to operate with this message that keeps coming up.
Have a great day and I will look forward to a reply hopefully soon to my major problem maybe minor to your comp techos.
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Old January 11th, 2005, 02:57 PM
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What is the file extension you're D/L'ing. What program does it go with?
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Old January 11th, 2005, 03:03 PM
garbriella garbriella is offline
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Hi there

Im not sure what you mean as I am not great with this comp language . Novice here in some way.I will try to understand what you say to me ok.
Thanks for your quick reply
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Old January 11th, 2005, 05:23 PM
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Hi garbriella

Bad Dog is asking you what program or file you are downloading.
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Old January 11th, 2005, 05:35 PM
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Try this
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Old January 13th, 2005, 09:19 AM
garbriella garbriella is offline
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Thumbs up

Degsy, Thankyou for providing me with the link. I followed all the instructions and then I was able to run system restore by re-directing it back to its application and then Bob was ya Uncle.

So thank you and to TJolly and Bad Dog Thumbs up to you both and everyone here at your community I highly recommend you amazing people.

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