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Windows 7: windows live mail failing to open attachments with word

23 Mar 2010   #1

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windows live mail failing to open attachments with word

Am using windows seven my windows live mail is failing to open attachments with microsoft office 2007 , I have tried to change the file association in control panel but still fails to open the documents , I did a minor research I got a docfix but its not compatible with windows seven can anyone help me .

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23 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

Try saving it to your hdd. Then right click and in open with, choose winword.
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23 Mar 2010   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

It is never a good idea to just open a file that comes as an attachment to an email. Better and safer to save to your hard drive, if necessary in a temp folder, then right click on it, choose scan with your AV program and if clean then double click to open it. Better safe than sorry and only takes a few seconds once you get into the habit!
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