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Libreoffice can't open .docx files? [closed]

asked 2012-04-21 19:54:30 +0100

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updated 2015-10-15 23:18:25 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I keep trying to open .docx files but get the error "___.docx is not a valid win32 application."

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answered 2012-04-22 01:33:37 +0100

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That is not a LibreOffice problem. Your Windows OS is a little confused. It is trying to execute a file as if it was an application.

Right click on the doc icon, click on "Open with", click on "Choose Program", select LibreOffice from the list (or Browse to C:\Program Files\LibreOffice 3.5\program and select swriter.exe), check the "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file" box and click on OK.

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