jpg saved as jpeg in Win XP

  theodor 15:57 18 Nov 2003

I am new to Win Xp and have just noticed that when I use "Save as" to save a .jpg photo in IE6 the file is saved as a .jpeg file.
Some of my graphics software won't display .jpeg (only .jpg) so how can I stop from happening?

  Giggle n' Bits 16:00 18 Nov 2003

Graphics Software is please.

You will probably have to Save & convert the file to your software file format.

  hssutton 16:05 18 Nov 2003

As "Jpeg" and "Jpg" are the same format I'm not sure why you have a problem. What software are you referring to.


  theodor 16:24 18 Nov 2003

Hi Waveman & Harry
Yes I agree there is no difference between jpg and jpeg so why is Microsoft changing the extension for no good reason?

  Cretin07 16:29 18 Nov 2003

when the file is saved, set the folders to show extensions and change the .jpeg to .jpg and see what happens. Also when you save just type .jpg at the end and what happens?

  ©®@$? 16:29 18 Nov 2003

just to confuse you


  theodor 16:45 18 Nov 2003

Cretin07 - Yes I can change the file type but didn't want to have to do this for the rest of my Win XP life!!

  Cretin07 16:46 18 Nov 2003

hm, then i cant help you. when you save the file i suppose just type .jpg after it.

  Cretin07 16:50 18 Nov 2003

Hi theodor looked on the web and many has had the same prob. download association fix from here click here
good luck.

  theodor 17:03 18 Nov 2003

Thanks for that Cretin07 - I am not sure there is anything wrong with the file associations - just Microsoft. i will have a look in the registry sometime!

  Cretin07 17:07 18 Nov 2003

okay well it is worth a try.

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