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    Office 2K verus Office 2003

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    by ljackson.desoto ·

    Hello –
    I have both Office 2k & Office 2003 installed on my computer. I teach 2003 for clients, but prefer to work in 2000. With both installed, when I double-click a file it automatically opens in 2003. Is there a way to have the files open in 2000 instead without having to open the program and then open the file. I tried to r/c and go to Open with, but the only option is 2003 even though I installed 2003 in a separate dircectory than the default, microsoft office. Thanks for your help.

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      Reply To: Office 2K verus Office 2003

      by master3bs ·

      In reply to Office 2K verus Office 2003

      Right click a doc file, click open with and click browse – then locate your 2000 version and click “always open with this program.”

      Failing that, you can open up Office 2000, then manually open the file from the program.

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      Reply To: Office 2K verus Office 2003

      by dennis.keeling ·

      In reply to Office 2K verus Office 2003

      I have a somewhat similar setup, I use Access 97 and Access 2000, but my default is Access 97. When you open Access 2000 that then becomes the default, so our ICT staff provided me the following script
      Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

      [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mdb]
      @=”Access.Application.8″

      [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mdb\ShellNew]
      “Command”=”msaccess.exe /NEWDB 1″

      [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mde]
      @=”Access.MDEFile.8”

      you may be able to modify this for your own needs.

    • #3044238

      Reply To: Office 2K verus Office 2003

      by wild bill h ·

      In reply to Office 2K verus Office 2003

      I had the same problem with another Microsoft program (Money). I had two version on the same pc. I found that if I remamed the program, I was able to have both available as a “open with” option after the r/c. I named mine Money 2004 and Money 2005. I hope this helps.

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      Reply To: Office 2K verus Office 2003

      by ljackson.desoto ·

      In reply to Office 2K verus Office 2003

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