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#1 Darren De Wilde

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Posted 30 December 2006 - 10:54 PM

Hi everyone,

I have a 2 pc network and use openoffice as an office app...to save space I installed openoffice on a separate HDD and shared the program folder to allow use over both comps. For some reason tho, the icons on the desktops that do not have openoffice installed are not recognized as openoffice files.

What is the best way to associate open document template (.ODT) with files on the client computer. Is there a way to go into the registry and change or add to the reccommended applications list when a file is clicked with an unknown file type. "Open With"??

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#2 acklan

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Posted 03 January 2007 - 04:04 AM

I think this is the article from Microsoft you are looking for.

How to change file associations in Windows XP
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