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How to De-select Open to Paint Program

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#1 pendejo


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Posted 24 March 2005 - 03:46 PM

I was exploring the Microsoft Paint Program and must have clicked on something that said "Always open to Paint." So now everytime I open an image from my files, the pic or image is automatically transferred to the Paint Program. I'm hoping someone will tell me how to de-select, or turn off this feature. Many thanks in advance. :thumbsup:

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#2 jgweed


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Posted 24 March 2005 - 04:19 PM

Find any picture file. Right click on the file. Look for Properties.
Choose properties. There should be something that says type of file, and "opens with" and the ability to CHANGE it. Hit CHANGE, and you should get a dropdown box with various applications listed. Select the one you want to open the file, and then be sure the check the little box at the bottom "always use this program to open these files." This will change the default for all files of that type (e.g., jpeg).
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