Error file Office 2007 association (docx)

Posted: 01-21-2009, 04:28 PM
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1
Microsoft Office 2007 SP1

I experienced issues with associating winword.exe with .docx documents when
I installed Office 2007 recently. I had been using a previous version of
Office (2000P)
Opening .docx file is only possible form Word > open file, however a double
click on a docx file would have display a lot of non-sense as the docx
files decided to associate themself with NotePad and it is impossible to
associate them with winword.exe in any traditional known way.
I had no issues with other Office applications. No problem to open with
double click on a dotx file
Thanks for any help.
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Error file Office 2007 association (docx)


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Tyro
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Re: Error file Office 2007 association (docx)
Posted: 01-21-2009, 05:26 PM
"it is impossible to associate them with winword.exe in any traditional
known way." Hmm. Did you try:
Start - Default Programs - Associate a file type or protocol with a program?

Tyro

"gil" <gilgil@notvalid.com> wrote in message
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> Windows Vista Home Premium SP1
> Microsoft Office 2007 SP1
>
> I experienced issues with associating winword.exe with .docx documents
> when I installed Office 2007 recently. I had been using a previous version
> of Office (2000P)
> Opening .docx file is only possible form Word > open file, however a
> double click on a docx file would have display a lot of non-sense as the
> docx files decided to associate themself with NotePad and it is impossible
> to associate them with winword.exe in any traditional known way.
> I had no issues with other Office applications. No problem to open with
> double click on a dotx file
> Thanks for any help.
> --
> gil
Peter Foldes
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Re: Error file Office 2007 association (docx)
Posted: 01-21-2009, 05:30 PM
Did you by any chance use an Upgrade version of Office 2007 (which version) when you
installed it ???


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"gil" <gilgil@notvalid.com> wrote in message
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> Windows Vista Home Premium SP1
> Microsoft Office 2007 SP1
>
> I experienced issues with associating winword.exe with .docx documents when I
> installed Office 2007 recently. I had been using a previous version of Office
> (2000P)
> Opening .docx file is only possible form Word > open file, however a double click
> on a docx file would have display a lot of non-sense as the docx files decided to
> associate themself with NotePad and it is impossible to associate them with
> winword.exe in any traditional known way.
> I had no issues with other Office applications. No problem to open with double
> click on a dotx file
> Thanks for any help.
> --
> gil
Dave
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Re: Error file Office 2007 association (docx)
Posted: 01-21-2009, 05:50 PM
Go to Default Programs, and set the .docx extension to be opened with Word
2007

Start - Default Programs - Associate a file type or protocol with a program
(wait a while)
highlight .docx and click on "Change program..."
browse if you have to, and select Winword.exe


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"gil" <gilgil@notvalid.com> wrote in message
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> Windows Vista Home Premium SP1
> Microsoft Office 2007 SP1
>
> I experienced issues with associating winword.exe with .docx documents
> when I installed Office 2007 recently. I had been using a previous version
> of Office (2000P)
> Opening .docx file is only possible form Word > open file, however a
> double click on a docx file would have display a lot of non-sense as the
> docx files decided to associate themself with NotePad and it is impossible
> to associate them with winword.exe in any traditional known way.
> I had no issues with other Office applications. No problem to open with
> double click on a dotx file
> Thanks for any help.
> --
> gil
gil
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Re: Error file Office 2007 association (docx)
Posted: 01-22-2009, 08:27 AM
Thanks Tyro.
It is exactly what I have already made. It does not work. Vista does not
accept the association of a file docx with winword.exe
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"Tyro" <Tyro@Tyros.com> ha scritto nel messaggio
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> "it is impossible to associate them with winword.exe in any traditional
> known way." Hmm. Did you try:
> Start - Default Programs - Associate a file type or protocol with a
> program?
>
> Tyro
>
gil
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Re: Error file Office 2007 association (docx)
Posted: 01-22-2009, 08:28 AM
Thanks Dave..
It is exactly what I have already made. It does not work. Vista does not
accept the association of a file docx with winword.exe
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"Dave" <Dave@beepbeepbeepbeep.com> ha scritto nel messaggio
news:eG%23FLD$eJHA.5572@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
> Go to Default Programs, and set the .docx extension to be opened with Word
> 2007
>
> Start - Default Programs - Associate a file type or protocol with a
> program
> (wait a while)
> highlight .docx and click on "Change program..."
> browse if you have to, and select Winword.exe
>
>
> --
> Windows 7 beta
> http://get.live.com/wlmail/overview
> http://download.live.com/wlmail
>
>
> "gil" <gilgil@notvalid.com> wrote in message
> news:uU8#9U#eJHA.5844@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
>> Windows Vista Home Premium SP1
>> Microsoft Office 2007 SP1
>>
>> I experienced issues with associating winword.exe with .docx documents
>> when I installed Office 2007 recently. I had been using a previous
>> version of Office (2000P)
>> Opening .docx file is only possible form Word > open file, however a
>> double click on a docx file would have display a lot of non-sense as the
>> docx files decided to associate themself with NotePad and it is
>> impossible to associate them with winword.exe in any traditional known
>> way.
>> I had no issues with other Office applications. No problem to open with
>> double click on a dotx file
>> Thanks for any help.
>> --
>> gil
>
gil
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Re: Error file Office 2007 association (docx)
Posted: 01-22-2009, 08:34 AM
Thanks Peter

I have Office 2007 Home & Student with all upgrade available.
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"Peter Foldes" <okf122@hotmail.com> ha scritto nel messaggio
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> Did you by any chance use an Upgrade version of Office 2007 (which
> version) when you installed it ???
>
>
> --
> Peter
>
 
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