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I have a lot of pictures that I save under My Documents.  Some I receive via downloads, some I scan myself.  All of a sudden, I am not able to open them, and where as before they were .jpeg images, now they are .jpg images, and the icon for all of them has changed.  Whenever I try to open them I get an error message that says, "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action.  Create an association in My Computer by clicking view and then clicking folder options."  Now, I did not know what I was doing, but I went to folder options and started looking under "File Types".  I have two things under there that say JPEG image, and under those the file types listed are JPEG, JFIF, and JPE.  No mention of JPG anywhere.  When I attempted to make a new file and put in JPG, I got an error message that said "The extension .jpg is already in use by file type ViewerFrameClass".  I have no idea what any of this means, or what happened to make this change all of a sudden.  Can anybody help??????  Thank-you!!!!



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Patricia Siu-Lai Ho earned 400 total points
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KBRAustin,  Try this in amending the registry.
Go to start-run, type [regedit    ]  in the open box and click OK.
At the registry editor, go to the key (folder) of: -
My Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.JPG

Above the key (folder) of ".jpg", there are ".jpe" and ".jpeg".

Make the key of ".jpg" and its string value, data and its sub-folders "ShellEx" exactly as the key of ".jpeg".

Finished. Next, go to the My Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\CLASSES\.JPG.
Make the same amendment exactly as above.

Refresh the registry by View-Refresh.

Exit the registry.

Restart the computer.

Let me know if it worked or if you have further queries.     Pslh
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Thank-you so much, it worked!  After I figured out what you meant by  <<Make the key of ".jpg" and its string value, data and its sub-folders "ShellEx" exactly as the key of ".jpeg".>>  I had no problem.  You are the only one of the many people i asked who provided me with a valid solution.  Thank-you!
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KBRAustin, You are welcome and thanks!  Pslh
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