Configure microsoft word 2003 as my default

Recently my PC tried to open Word with Adobe documents and it doen't work. How can I set my default to open all Word with Word documents?

Thank you!

  • Find a Word document (for example, a file with the doc file extension).
  • Right click and select open with > program has chosen to not...
  • In the 'Open with' dialog box, find Microsoft Office Word and select it (it is probably in the top "Recommended programs" list.  If this isn't there, or in the "other programs" list, you will need to click on the button 'Browse' and located in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Officenn.  Looking for Winword.exe.  If you use 'Browse' to find the program, click on the 'Open' button after selecting Winword.exe
  • Once you have selected a Word, check the box at the bottom of the dialog box 'Open with' to "always use the program selected to open this type of file"
  • Click OK

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