Try opening AutoCAD, then use File-Open to navigate to the file and
It is a bad practice to open a DWG file from Explorer. It will
invariably lead to drawing corruption at some point. You are depending
on Windows to guess the correct program, initialize and open that
program, and then open your drawing. That might work with docs and
pictures and web pages, but is a problem with drawing files.
Yeah, you have been misinformed - to correctly associate file
extensions, hold down 'Shift', and right-click on the DWG file - select
'Open with . .' , and when the dialog box comes up, select 'AutoCAD
Application', then check the box titled 'Always use the selected program
to open this kind of file'. Should fix you up <G>
Ivan the Lurker 8-)
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