Opening docs from old versions


T

TedMi

In attempting to open a doc created in an ancient version of Word (for
Windows, not DOS), I get this message:
"You are attempting to open a file that was created in an earlier version of
Microsoft Office. This file type is blocked from opening by your registry
policy setting."



What is the registry setting I must change to override this and allow the
opening?



Thanks.

-TedMi
 
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J

Jay Freedman

Hi Ted,

I'm pretty sure this is the KB article you need:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/938810

There are both downloadable reg files and instructions for manual editing.

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Jay Freedman
Microsoft Word MVP
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