can't open attachment

  pomerian 14:22 31 Dec 2011

I have Windows XP home edition and I think IE7 a Friend has sent me some pictures as an attachment to an email but I can't open them when I try screen shows ;- In blue at top of window, C/documents and settings\Temporary internet files\content.IE5\SWY... in window, This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Creat an association in the folder Options control panel. I don't know what that means, I should like to get the piotures can anyone help please.

  northumbria61 14:30 31 Dec 2011

The attachment requires a Program File Association (ie: it needs to know what to open it with) Follow this LINK enter link description here

  pomerian 17:14 31 Dec 2011

It says it is a microsoft slide show what do I do now ?

  KRONOS the First 17:19 31 Dec 2011

What do you mean by You think a friend sent you some picture. Did a friend send you picture or not. You will have heard of spam and viruses I am hoping.Make sure the pictures have actually come from a friend before trying to open them.

  northumbria61 20:13 31 Dec 2011

Cronus - read it again. I think what pomerian is saying is I have Windows XP home edition and I think IE7 but then goes on to say a Friend has sent me some pictures as an attachment

  pomerian 10:07 02 Jan 2012

northumbria61 that's right forgot to put a comma after IE7. would still like to see the pictures any ideas anyone

  Graham* 11:02 02 Jan 2012

Do you have PowerPoint program? Right-click on the attachment and select Open with, browse to PowerPoint.

  iscanut 11:16 02 Jan 2012

Why not ask your friend as to the format used ? Ask what program was used to create images and then you will know what program you need.

  pomerian 11:25 02 Jan 2012

Problem now fixed have installed Power Point Reader from Microsoft site thanks for help

  Graham* 11:31 02 Jan 2012

Worth a green tick?

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