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Windows 7: Wordpad won't gives error message that it can't open document

17 Jan 2019   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Wordpad gives error message that it can't open document

My documents are saved as .docx files. When I try to open one, an error message appears: "Wordpad
cannot open this file."

Could someone lend a hand here? I would very much appreciate it.



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18 Jan 2019   #2

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone

The message indicates that WordPad cannot open files that have been saved in the .docx format.

To open a file with this extension, you would need a Word Processor application.
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18 Jan 2019   #3
wither 2

Windows 7 Pro SP1 64 bit

Right click on one of your .docx files and select Properties. What program is set to open it?

If it's not Word, Click on Change. If Word isn't suggested, then check inOther Programs and, if Word is listed, select it. If it's not, you'll need to find the WinWord.exe for Word and add it. On this system, it's here-

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12
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