When we open TIFF file it opens a blank page

When we open a TIFF file it opens a blank page - in Win 2000 pro it used to do this then we tried to associte that TIFF ext. to IMAGING which was in ACCESSORIES. but now when I try to open TIFF file in windows XP it open a blank page in Microsoft Office Document Imaging and I tried to open it in IMAGING which used to be in ACCESSORIES in Previous Windows operating systems its not there now. so what should I do. Please help.
AzfarLAsked:
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jvuzCommented:
Rightclick the Tiff file and choose open with, then select the program you want to open tiff files with.
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kcarrimCommented:
Download and install Irfanview. IrfanView is a very fast, small, compact and innovative FREEWARE (for non-commercial use) graphic viewer for Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP/2003.
It is trying to be simple for beginners and powerful for professionals.
IrfanView was the first Windows graphic viewer WORLDWIDE with Multiple (animated) GIF support.
One of the first graphic viewers WORLDWIDE with Multipage TIF support.

http://www.irfanview.com/main_download_engl.htm

You can have this program create file associations for all you graphic files. It even plays audio and video!
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jvuzCommented:
Another is Xnview

http://www.xnview.com/

it's freeware too.
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RobnhoodCommented:
You can also download gimp for windows.

Craig.

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jatcanCommented:
He could also select open with as suggested and make sure he ticks the little box that says always open this file type using this program...to set the association I mean...but I'd try opening it first, if it works close it and then -re-open it with the association checkbox checked.

J
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jvuzCommented:
Thanx,

Jvuz
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