MS Paint

  dfb70uk 10:44 24 Nov 2009

I am running XP. I recently added another HHD and reformatted the old one and reloaded my files and XP etc. Now I find all my photos come up in Paint. How can I stop this? This never happened last time I had a major re jig.

  AlanHo 10:57 24 Nov 2009

In Windows Explorer,
Right click on a photo file
Click on "Open with"
Click on "Choose default program"
Tick box "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file"
Select the program you wish to use and open it.

  dfb70uk 15:07 25 Nov 2009

Thanks AlanHo,
When I right click on a file it only shows OPEN which is what it does opens the file in Paint.

  dfb70uk 15:16 25 Nov 2009

As Picasa was also going mad I uninstalled it and it has cured the problem. Thanks again

  woodchip 15:16 25 Nov 2009

Hold the Shift key down while Right Clicking a file

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