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From Martin Groenescheij <Mar...@Groenescheij.COM>
Subject Re: Microsoft Is Blocking Access to My Open Office File
Date Tue, 08 Jul 2014 12:25:16 GMT
In the *Control**Panel* select *Default Programs* and then *Set your 
default programs* or*Associate a file type or protocol with a program*.
On 21-6-2014 5:30, Patricia Ring wrote:
> I had a free trial offer from Microsoft nearly a  year ago.  I never created one document
on it.  My then, very old Windows XP couldn't support it.
> I just finally managed to convert my WPS file to a doc file, using Apache Open Office.
> Now, when I attempt to open the file -- a message from Microsoft disallows it --  something
like, "You are trying to use Microsoft Office,
> but you don't have it."    A lease offer for Office is included with their statement.
> It has taken me such a long time to access my file.  It was absolutely never on Microsoft
>    I have the file and a backup copy of the file and they both now have Microsoft orange
blocks next to the file names.
> Does Microsoft own the file extention doc ?
> Can anything be done?
> I tried to reach a person to help me --  they're all about signing me up for a Word Processing
Lease to solve my problem.

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