1. Click Start. 2. Click My Computer. 3. Select the Tools menu and click Folder Options. 4. Select the View Tab. 5. Under the Hidden files and folders heading select Show hidden files and folders. 6. Click Yes to confirm. 7. Uncheck the Hide file extensions for known file types. 8. Click OK.
Bacause the system does not recognise what program is needed to open it. Probably because you do't have the correct program to open it.
If you follow VoGs procedure, and let us know - then we'll likely be able to tell you what you need to do to open it. The commonest files that this happens to are Microsoft Power Point files - hence VoG original reply.
Hope that clarifies it all some more.
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