Solved when I try to open an excel file the windows media window op

June 18, 2013 at 06:27:17
Specs: Windows 7
I can click on Microsoft excel on my computer and it will open however if somebody sends me an email file when I try and open it Microsoft media player opens

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#1
June 18, 2013 at 07:37:23
You didn't say - what type of file is the email attachment?
If it's an Excel file (eg .xls) you need to associate that file type with Microsoft Excel:

Start > Default Programs > Associate a file type or protocol with a program


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#2
June 18, 2013 at 07:47:06
Thank you for your response. It is an xls file

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#3
June 18, 2013 at 09:34:42
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Just amplifying #1

Doube click the xls file. If it doesn't open with excel then select Open With and make sure it is set to open with Excel (the program file being Excel.exe).

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#4
July 1, 2013 at 07:48:27
Thank you for your responses. The problem the file associations had been altered.
Smudgy

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#5
July 1, 2013 at 12:12:49
If that means you are OK now, then if you select a Best Answer this thread will be marked as Solved. Otherwise pop back and continue.

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