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I need to have both word 2003 and word 2010 installed on the same machine. How can I make word 2003 default on .doc? Registry key?

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closed as off topic by Dennis Williamson, Ben Pilbrow, Iain, Scott Pack, Sam Feb 13 '11 at 22:38

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Uninstall one version of Office? Why do you need 2 versions on the same machine anyway? –  Ben Pilbrow Feb 13 '11 at 17:08

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You don't set a registry key, you set the default program. Right click any .doc file and you will see a box like below chick change and select Microsoft Word in the Dialog box.

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If another version of Word is running, the document opens in the running version rather than in the associated version. –  Luke99 Feb 13 '11 at 16:57
    
I don't think there is a way around that. –  Jacob Feb 13 '11 at 17:01
    
There is a way, I just don't know how it's done. –  TSs Feb 13 '11 at 21:38

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