Files Word suddenly have a green arrow or blue arrows on the icons. I can't open them in Word

All my Word files suddenly have a green arrow or blue arrows on the icons. I can't open them in Word directly from the file because it cannot find them. I can open it from Word. What a pain! That is what it is?


For the Green and blue arrows.

Green tick or blue overlay arrows icon displayed for files in Windows Explorer

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Restore the associations for Word files.

How to set default Associations for a program under Vista
How to associate a file Type of Extension to a program under Vista

If necessary:

How Unassociate a Type of Extension file in Vista - and a utility to help
Restore the Type Associations by default Vista file extensions
How to view and change an Extension of filename on Vista


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