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By decoaust99 ·
I've try to open a word file from email attachment file; and excel program shows up. I did something in the past for these two program and now I don't know what I did.
the message I got from excel was, file format is not valid. I am confused, hoping someone out there able to give me a helping hand to sort this problem.

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by jireland607 In reply to excel and word

Do all of your word files open in excel? If so what you must do is hold shift and right click on a word document. You will now see a menu option 'open with'.

Select choose program.

Select 'Word' in the list and check the option to always use this program. Click 'OK' and from now on your problem should be solved.

Hope this helps

James

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by sgt_shultz In reply to excel and word

or see if Repair is an options in Control Panel/Add Software/MS Office

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