Re: Can't open file except with associated program. What do I do?
Run System Restore to a time before the problem began.
"Laura" <Laura@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I used to be able to open a file from Documents or Recent Documents and
> places and just double click on the file and it opened. Now though, I have
> be in the program that the file is associated with to be able to open it.
> hate this. But I don't know what changed or how to fix it.
> So basically if it is an Excel file I have to open Excel first and then
> the program from there.
> Can you tell me what I need to change, install, or what I need to do to
> the files to just open from Documents and Recent Documents?