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All my files are opened as excel instead of word

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  1. ibibat

    ibibat Thread Starter

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    So when i open any file like a PDF or something, it's automatically opened as an excel document when i want it to be word. I've already tried setting word as a default app but it still doesn't work.
    Also, i tried going to the downloaded files and pressed 'open documents like this with word from now on' but afterwards when i open that same file it still opens in excel. Can someone please help me, i have to print stuff for school but I can't because of this.
     
  2. dlipman

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    Well you can Print in the interim. Instead of pushing a file to an application via its File Association, you can always open the Application and then open the document and print it.

    So if you try to open a PDF, DOC, DOCx, and others they are all associated to MS Excel ?

    Did you Right-Click on a PDF file and choose "Open With" ---> Choose Default Program
    And set it back to Adobe Reader ( or whatever PDF viewer you use ) ?

    likewise...

    Did you Right-Click on a DOC and DOCx files and choose "Open With" ---> Choose Default Program
    And set it back to Microsoft Word ?

    Additionally...
    Did you go to Control Panel and use the Default Programs applet and then choose "Set your Default Program" and then choose the Program like Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word and have it "Set this program as default" ?
     
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