Windows 7, can't change default program...
by porthome - 7/24/13 8:54 AM
This question seems to have been addressed in this forum, but not quite. I want to open .doc files with Office 2003 Word, .xls files with Office 2003 Excel, etc. But I also have Office 2007 installed, in case I have to deal with docx or xlsx files. If I try to set the default program for .doc files, I specify the Office 2003 program sitting in the Program Files (X86) directory. But Win 7 stubbornly resets this default to Word 2007. Even when I've set up a separate taskbar icon for Word 2003, sometimes it opens, and sometimes it's Word 2007 that opens, more or less at random. Gratuitous cursing of M%*#^Soft doesn't help.
Can anyone suggest a fix?
Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
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