Looks like there will be some competition for the iPad. BlackBerry will be releasing their PlayBook. No price announced as of yet and won't be available until early 2011, but if comic apps work on it (and I'm sure they will), I will have to seriously consider it . . .
"You are going to get a certain amount of snarkiness on the Internet no matter what, and my rule is that you don't post anything that you wouldn't say to someone's face." Marc Andreyko (Writer of DC Comic's "Manhunter")
The fact it comes up as a recommended program simply means it is still associated with that extension. XP Help and Support is your friend here. "To associate a file name extension with a file type Open Folder Options in Control Panel.