Solved why are my downloads being open in wordpad?

August 8, 2011 at 14:10:11
Specs: Windows 7

I must have change the setting for my downloads and now whenever I want to open a downloaded file it opens up in Word Pad and I just can't read anything as it is all gibberish.

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#1
August 8, 2011 at 15:01:08
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Open explorer, not internet explorer. Go to tools, folder options, file types. Check all the file associations & change what's needed.

How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.


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#2
August 8, 2011 at 15:22:54

Hi thanks for the reply.I went to that website www.LinkFixerPlus.com.But I'm not exactly sure what to do here.I'm still a beginner on this computer stuff.

Guapo,how can I open explorer?On my laptop it only has Windows Explorer,Games Explorer and Internet Explorer.Can you please tell me in detail where to go.Thank you


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#3
August 8, 2011 at 17:30:54

Yes, windows explorer is what you want.

How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.


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#4
August 8, 2011 at 17:47:30

I am now on Windows Explorer.Where is Tools on the tool bar?All I have is Organize and New Library.On the Windows Explorer page it has Documents,Music,Pictures and Video.I clicked into all of it but can't find TOOls.

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#5
August 9, 2011 at 06:38:49

Open the C drive from my computer. Go to tools from there.

How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.


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#6
August 11, 2011 at 15:34:45

I still can't find it on the c drive of my computer as well.any other suggestion please.

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#7
August 11, 2011 at 17:06:54

If you can't find that, look for someone to help you locally.

How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.


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#8
August 11, 2011 at 19:54:49

ok thanks anyways

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