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how to change app to open attached file in thunderbird

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somehow I've chosen a wrong app to open attached files

and now I want to change the app

how can I

somehow I've chosen a wrong app to open attached files and now I want to change the app how can I

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Tools/Options/Attachments/Incoming, select the content type and click the Action drop-down menu and click 'Use other' to choose the correct app. Or, Delete Action to be prompted for the app next time you open an attachment.

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Tools/Options/Attachments/Incoming, select the content type and click the Action drop-down menu and click 'Use other' to choose the correct app. Or, Delete Action to be prompted for the app next time you open an attachment.

Tools/Options/Attachments/Incoming, select the content type and click the Action drop-down menu and click 'Use other' to choose the correct app. Or, Delete Action to be prompted for the app next time you open an attachment.
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Mike from Ottawa 0 solutions 1 answers

I have a similar problem. I have Irfanview set in the Tools/Options/Attachments/Incoming box as the app for jfif, jpeg and jpg (see attached). Yet, every time I got to open one of these that is not inline in a message (those are displayed), Thunderbird asks me if I want to keep using Irfanview and when I check the box for 'always use this app', it opens but then the next time I try to open even the same attachment, it still asks.

I have a similar problem. I have Irfanview set in the Tools/Options/Attachments/Incoming box as the app for jfif, jpeg and jpg (see attached). Yet, every time I got to open one of these that is not inline in a message (those are displayed), Thunderbird asks me if I want to keep using Irfanview and when I check the box for 'always use this app', it opens but then the next time I try to open even the same attachment, it still asks.
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