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How do I control what applications .tif and .tiff files open with on the terminal server?

Hi All, I've got another terminal server problem.

We get sent multipaged tif files. some as .tif and some as .tiff. Both extensions open in different programs.

.tif - Windows Picture and fax viewer
.tiff - Microsoft Document Imaging

How can I ensure that when one of these is double clicked, the correct remote app is launched? I can change how things happen on the server, but those changes don't filter down to the desktop machines that run the remote applications.

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Freebridge_ICTAuthor Commented:
Hi,

with the help of the links provided by Brum07, and the assisted solution by HomesickAlien on http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Microsoft_Operating_Systems/Q_23099689.html I think i've found a solution.

I deleted all reference to .tif and .tiff in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes AND HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes

Then I ran the following commands from an elevated command prompt on the Terminal Server

FTYPE TIFEditor="C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\MODI\12.0\MSPVIEW.EXE""%1"
Assoc.tif=TIFEditor
Assoc.tiff=TIFEditor

now both .tif and .tiff files open in Microsoft Document Imaging.
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Freebridge_ICTAuthor Commented:
Hmm, my post above has 1/2 worked. If the files are emailed, and open via Outlook which is a remote app, the files open correctly. However, I can't persuade MSPVIEW.EXE when it's published to "take over" .tif and .tiff files on the local machine. I think the key element is how change the file extensions that a remote app can take over when published.

Does anyone know how to do that?
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