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Changing default fax viewer

Posted on 1999-06-30
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Last Modified: 2010-04-07
on my computer i have two fax viewers. one is a very simple viewer (fax viewer) which is the default, and the other is kodak imaging which is what i would like to make the default. i have been unable to find any place to make the change. any information on this would be a great help. thanks.
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MStasey earned 200 total points
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Start "Explorer.exe"
Click "Tools", "Options", then "File Types" tab
find the "Registered File Type" for your
 current viewer(fax viewer), highlight it, then click edit.
under "Actions:" highlight "Open" then click "edit".
under "Application used to preform action:" the path may read something like this - c:\windows\faxwview.exe - or something similar.

You need to change this path to the path for your kodak imaging viewer .exe file

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not sure i understand you when you say 'registered file type'. i can find the program that is openning to view faxes but no where can i find an action command?

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If you give an e-mail address, I can send you a graphic step by step procedure via MSword document attachment.
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