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Word 2010 documents converting to Wordpad after being saved then opened again

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I have just had Word 2010 installed on my laptop. I have created some new files and saved them (as Word documents). However, when I reopen the files they only open as Wordpad files. What am I doing wrong / what is happening?
Jul 19 '12 #1
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Rabbit
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They're not converting to Wordpad so much that the extension is being associated to Wordpad. Right click the file, choose open with, and choose a new default program.
Jul 19 '12 #2

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