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    Some computers will not rename file extensions - they simply rename the file which does not help if the midi downloads as a php extension etc...

    To change this on your computer you need to do the following

    go to Start Menu
    then Control Panel
    at the top of this window you will see
    file edit view favourites tools help
    select tools
    and from the drop down window
    folder options
    select the view tab
    scroll down and 'un tick'
    hide file extensions for known file types
    then apply / save

    now if you download a midi and it says something else like php then simply right click the file and select rename
    and rename the file to

    something.mid (the name of your file and then .mid at the end!)

    BE CAREFUL!!! Once you rename the file if you make a mistake the file will be lost -
    but if you do it correctly it will make the file play as a midi!


    See More: Files that don't download in .mid format
    Last edited by alcozma; 08-12-2004 at 02:57 AM.




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    Thanks for that =)



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    THANKS! wow that really helped me out



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    Glad to help it's frustrating when they save as the wrong file extension



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    Don't forget Mark's program that you can download that will convert the files for you ...
    http://cellphoneforums.net/t147907.html



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    Originally posted by northstar
    what if it downloads in mid. form, but it doesnt play?
    Not possible! lol

    Unless you downloaded one of the ZIP files wich are in .mid format!

    When you download these you have to rename the files to .zip format!
    Last edited by nicknrm; 02-10-2009 at 06:24 PM.



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