file association problem

  liloldlady 11:03 20 Sep 2009

I am trying to open a driver zip file, when I clicked on it it asked me which program to open it with and it only offered me internet expolorer or media centre both do not open the folder, so I went into file ssociation thingy and tried to set it at the original setting but can't it still only offers me the same as above, How can I set the original settings, I have just reformatted my drive and need to get my wireless driver back, I am running windows vista hoe on a gateway laptop...Thanks in advance

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:09 20 Sep 2009

Sounds like you don't have a program that will open the file, is it definately a zip file or something else like a rar file?

click here should open almost any type of zip like file.

  liloldlady 11:14 20 Sep 2009

definately a zip file, I must of somehoe messed up because apparetely the file should have unzipped automatically in vista but somehow I atributed this file expension by mistake and now can't get rid. Everytime I try and download the driver it only now opens up in media center which of course is useless...

  Technotiger 11:34 20 Sep 2009
  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:46 20 Sep 2009

Back into file associations and untick "always open..."
then you should be able to change the file association.

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