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Windows 7: Some file types won't preview in explorer preview pane

12 Feb 2017   #1
reglilly

New York
 
 
Some file types won't preview in explorer preview pane

I have tried the solutions offered here. PDF, ppt, and image files will preview, but for MS Word or Wordperfect files a message appears in the preview pane that says 'This file can't be previewed.'


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12 Feb 2017   #2
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

If you double click on doc or docx files, does it open MS Word or open a window to ask witch program to launch?
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12 Feb 2017   #3
reglilly

New York
 
 

It launches the proper program without being asked.
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12 Feb 2017   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Toes the documents have a password to open?
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12 Feb 2017   #5
reglilly

New York
 
 

No passwords. This is the case regardless of where the file is: desktop, document tree, or flash drive.
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