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Associating JPEGs automatically

Posted on 2003-02-28
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I have noticed since implementing Windows 2000 into our Domain that normal users have issues when attempting to open .jpegs or .jpgs.  If a jpg is opened, Photo Editor pops up with two errors.  The first is:

No file format information can be found in the registry

The second is:

Unknown file format

The simple fix is to reassign Kodak Imaging to open the jpgs.  This fix works, however it is time consuming.  Is there a way to automatically associate files within the Default User profile?  Is there any way to automate this procedure since I do not want to have to run to each machine and associate it manually?
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by:chicagoan
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You'll have to create a .reg file to be run on your other machines. You can export the registry, make your change, export the new registry, and diff the two. You could also use something like SMS, Zenworks, Wise Install, etc.
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by:burneweb
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I had the same problem and this is what fixed it:

1.) Log on to Windows 2000 or Windows NT 4.0 by using an account that is a member of the Administrators group.


2.) Click Start and then click Run .


3.) In the Open box, type regedt32.exe and then click OK .


4.) In the Registry Editor, select the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Shared Tools\Graphic Filters



5.) On the Security menu, click Permissions .


6.) In the Registry Key Permissions dialog box, in the Name list, click Users .


7.) In the Permissions list, under Allow , click to select Full Control .


8.) Click OK .


9.) On the Registry menu, click Exit .


Taken from Microsoft Article Q260151
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by:guidway
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Just a 3 min difference between us burneweb. Pretty close :0)
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