How do I open a picture to view?

When I try to open a downloaded picture transfered to me with netmeeting or try to insert a file picture to a microsoft works project,  I get prompted with a  ( this file is not valid Win 32 application) and thus can not open it.  
KingJamesAsked:
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MrbreezeCommented:
Give us an example of one of the files that gives you this message. What is the files name?
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dew_associatesCommented:
What is the file extension for the file, the three letters after the period as in KJ.JPG?
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KingJamesAuthor Commented:
The files I'm having trouble with seem to be JPG.  As an example C:\Programfiles\Netmeeting\ReceivedFiles\Rachel1.jpg is not a valid Win 32 application.
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MrbreezeCommented:
Try this
1)Highlight the file
2)Hold down the shift key and right click the file
3)When the box opens choose the option Open With and click it
4)When the next box comes up scroll down the list to iexplorer and highlight it and then click ok
5)There is a box on that window that says Always use this program..etc. If you check that box it will always use the program you chose. If you don't check it it will only open the one file one time.
6)You can repeat the process and assign the graphics program of your choice to it. Just to remember to check the box when you settle on the program to use.

Hope that helps and let us know
                           Mrbreeze
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KingJamesAuthor Commented:
This not only solved my problem, but I learned a lot about some of my picture programs and how they open to other programs.  thank you very much
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MrbreezeCommented:
Glad to help KJ and be sure to come back again if we can help you with anything else.        Mrbreeze
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