Re: opening attachments
[Now it's crossposted to IE General]
PA Bear [MS MVP] wrote:
> [crosspost to IE General]
> Have you installed IE8?
> What anti-virus application or security suite is installed, is your
> subscription current, and is it supported in IE8? What anti-spyware
> applications (other than Defender)? What third-party firewall (if any)?
> Were any of these applications running in the background when you
> Has a Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on this machine
> (e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought it)?
> Is "Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 for Vista
> listed in Installed Updates?
> Just asking for now!! Do NOT use such a Restore Point yet!! => Do you
> an available Restore Point which predates the install of IE8?
> If you do the following, does the behavior persist?
> => Start | All Programs | right-click on Windows Mail | select
>> Start in <=delete the value here (leaving it empty/blank) & OK your way
> NB: Uninstalling IE8 (cf. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957700) should
> resolve the behavior but you should not have encountered it in the first
> place if IE8 was installed properly; cf.
> chunt92106 wrote:
>> When I go to open an attachment, it tells me "The file does not have a
>> program associated with it for performing this action. Create an
>> in the Set Associations control panel." I have no idea what that means or
>> how to find that control panel.
>> Any help would be appreciated.
>> Thank you