Tanveer Singh wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 1:21 PM, Bob Long <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:


>>  If I associate to gimpwin-remote (C:\Program
>>  Files\GIMP-2.0\bin\gimp-win-remote.exe) then only one instance of
>>  GIMP appears. However, there also appears a message in its own
>>  window: "GIMP Message  Opening 'C:\Program
>>  Files\GIMP-2.0\bin\gimp-2.4.exe' failed: unknown file type" (which
>> can be closed without harm).


> Thanks! I will associate gimpwin-remote instead of gimp.exe.
> But I guess that error message can be filed as a bug report.

With the clue from Peter taylor's message, this fixed the error window for 

>From the gimp-win-remote README file (which I don't think is included in the 
GIMP files):

Save the following between the dashes to a "gimp-win-remote.reg", and 
to change the gimp-2.4.exe to the version you wish to run. Please note that 
execute the new "gimp-win-remote.reg file will require administrative 



Then, in Windows Explorer|Tools|Folder Options|File Types edit the 
association you are using and change the command line in the field 
"Application used to perform action:" from
"C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\bin\gimp-win-remote.exe" gimp-2.4.exe "%1"
"C:\Program Files\GIMP-2.0\bin\gimp-win-remote.exe" "%1"

Bob Long 

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