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Word 2002 attachments won't open in Outlook 2002

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My boss is using Office XP and cannot open Word attachments directly through Outlook 2002.  In order to open the Word attachment, I have to right click and save the file to My Documents and then open Word and open the file that way.  This only happens with Word attachments.  I can open PDF, Excel files directly through Outlook.  We are on a network and have SP1.  Our network administrator doesn't want to install SP2 yet.
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Hi martit01,

can u try this
open my computer
go to tools --> folder options --> file types
scroll down to the file type that you are working ..
click on it to enable it
click on advanced
go to edit and uncheck "confirm open after download"
press OK

close and open outlook
now see if there is any difference

SR..
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Thanks, it worked
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Cool
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