Quicktime still opening TIF's in IE after being disabled in MIME settings - how to correct
Posted on 2010-09-08
We had a few clients having issues opening TIF files through the browser after installing Quicktime (for iTunes most likely). We ran through the following instructions to change the Quicktime preferences, restarted the browser, and even the computer and it did not work. Clicking TIF files in the browser still attempts to open it in Quicktime, which does not work. Saving the TIF to the desktop and opening it that way works, but our clients would prefer to have it work the way it did before just clicking the TIF in their browser.
We offered the suggestion of removing Quicktime, one client was okay with that, several others were not. We tried disabling the Quicktime add-on for IE and then clicked a TIF, it showed up as a "red X" in the top left. We'd simply like this to skip Quicktime and open it in Windows Picture Manager or whatever software we choose using "Open With..."