how do i open a file in i downloaded from this site in solidworks 2012?

it was downloaded and extracted into .JPG format. I changed the extension to .SLDPRT format but i am getting an error(error not specified) whenever i try to open it. I have changed the format of the files back into jpg format and uploaded it here. If anybody could advise me on the steps i need to take it would be very much appreciated.

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if you download a jpg it is just a picture. For solidworks, make sure you download a sldprt file or and IGES or STEP file. A few other formats you can also open but a JPG is not a 3D cad file.

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