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Solved: Where do you change program default

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by R.Fritz, Apr 14, 2005.

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  1. R.Fritz

    R.Fritz Thread Starter

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    I have a PC at work running XP with Office 97. I think it somehow got changed for Paint program to be the default. First noticed when trying to open a Word document in email. It gives an error that Paint can't open the file. Then I went to My Documents and it does the same thing. If I open a word document under Word program it opens fine. I don't know where to change this though. Any help would be appreciated.
     
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    Find any Word document
    Right click on any Word Document
    Press 'Open With'
    Select Word and click 'Always use the selected file to open this kind of file'
    Press 'OK'
    Close out the Word document

    Try it now. Should open in Word.
     
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    It worked. Thanks so much!!!!!
     
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