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    Re: All links to .exe files run as MS Word

    Leif asked whether it was necessary to have EXE in the file associations....

    It is not, and after doing the assignment it disappeared after the reboot.
    The same happens with the LNK association...
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    Re: All links to .exe files run as MS Word

    I now have a fix for this problem.
    Hans suggestion of reseting the .lnk and .linkfile parts of the registry did not work, but making sure that windows knows LNK files are shortcuts (in the File...
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    Re: All links to .exe files run as MS Word

    Thanks for the suggestion kaplinb, but this doesn't quite match the problem.

    Yes, the file associations are all correct, so a .xls opens with Excel, and a .ppt open with Powerpoint etc.
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    Re: All links to .exe files run as MS Word

    Thanks for this second tip Hans.
    Will try it on Tuesday when I next have access to the machine.

    Regards, Roger
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    Re: All links to .exe files run as MS Word

    Thanks Hans, but unfortunately this did not work. I think it probably did something similar to ensuring that EXE files were treated as type application.

    I think that the fact that the application...
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    All links to .exe files run as MS Word

    All of the applications on the start menu and desktop now have the MS Word icon, and MS Word is started when you select it.

    I have reset EXE files to be "applications" in the file type association...
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