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Docx has taken over my word icons

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    windows 8 64 bit

    Docx has taken over my word icons


    I have tried all ways to restore my icons from docx to word. I can access word by right-clicking, but not by double-clicking. When I go to change file type associations, I select docx and click on change program. The icon changes colour, but does nothing. Anyone had this prob. and found a solution.
    Thanks in advance
    John

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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP


    Try Control Panel > Default Programs. Not on computer right now; can't look. I am not sure of the exact name on the default programs panel, but you'll find it.
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    windows 8 64 bit


    access to change program defaults is no problem. When I click on 'change program' on the right of the screen nothing happens
    John
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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP


    Yuk! Sorry my thought did not help.
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Docx has taken over my word icons
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