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    when double clicking an item opens software but not the doc

    for example when open word doc opens up word but then does not load word doc

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    Re: when double clicking an item opens software but not the doc

    i've noticed that this happens if it is the first time that the app has run - more of an annoyance than anything else.

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    Re: when double clicking an item opens software but not the doc

    no this happens all the time if open app then click file ok but not if app is not already open...

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    Re: when double clicking an item opens software but not the doc

    Quote Originally Posted by russdev
    no this happens all the time if open app then click file ok but not if app is not already open...

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    This happened at our install when we had imaged the PCs but not copied over the default NTUSER.DAT file - a rebuild with the correct .dat file sorted it.

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    Re: when double clicking an item opens software but not the doc

    @Russ: Since you're using the evil CC3 with its roaming profiles, try deleting the profile and receating it.

    Simply using a Default User profile would mean that you could just update your default profile.

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    Re: when double clicking an item opens software but not the doc

    sorry should of said this is on standalone xp

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    Re: when double clicking an item opens software but not the doc

    Would that still be the [local] profile Russ? - does it happen with all users on the PC, including local admin?

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    Re: when double clicking an item opens software but not the doc

    Could be corrupt file association... Check the 'advanced' settings against a working XP PC with same version of Word.

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    Re: when double clicking an item opens software but not the doc

    you sorted it now russ?

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