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how do I prevent Color Utility from opening?

by Nancy holloway / July 3, 2010 7:37 AM PDT

Until recently, I've been able to print downloaded documents just fine. In the last week or so, however, they automatically open in Color Utility, which greys out the print command under "File". I'm unaware of doing anything that is causing Color Utility to kick in. I can click on "Quit Color Utility", and it ends, but the next time I try to open a download it opens again in Color Utility. What gives? How do I keep it from automatically affecting downloads, so I can print them again? I'm using Snow Leopard.

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Find a downloaded document that opens with Color Utility
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / July 3, 2010 9:25 AM PDT

Right click it to Get Info.
Or select it and Get Info from the Menu Bar.

About halfway down the window that opens, you will see an "Open with:" line
Underneath that is a dropdown menu that has a list of applications that should, or can, open that file.
Use it and select the correct application to open that file.
Hit the "Change All" button and you should not have this problem again

Let us know how you get on


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Still having trouble

Clicking once or twice on the right side of the trackpad doesn't make anything happen. Should I do something else to right-click?

Also, once I select the document, i can't find "Get Info" on the menu bar. Where is it?

Thanks for helping me!

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To right click,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / July 4, 2010 6:12 AM PDT
In reply to: Still having trouble

if you have not got your trackpad configured, hold down the Control key and click as normal.
Select Get Info from the menu that appears
OR
SINGLE click the document and go to the Menu Bar (top of the screen) and select File and then Get Info
OR
Single click the document, press and hold the Command key and press the "I" key. (That's an eye)

Once you have Get Info up and running, do the stuff in my first post

Let us know how you get on


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