Any Office attachement in Outlook 2010 asks to save, instead of just opening.

User gets dozens of emails a day with word, powerpoint, excel, etc.  When she trys to open the document it asks her to save it first to a location.  She doesn't want to do this since she opens so many documents a day.

It was fine until this morning, nothing changed over the weekend.

thanks

WindowsXP Pro, service pack 3, Office 2K10.
LumbergsLackeyAsked:
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jhyieslaCommented:
I would suspect either some infection of some kind or some corruption in Office. If she attempts to open a document by double-clicking on the document, does that work?  Can she open a document if she does so from within the application?

If she can open a document from within the app, but not from My Computer, check the folder options for file types and make sure that things like .DOC are still associated with Word. It's also possible that her profile has somehow gotten corrupted.  If another user logs on can they open from My Computer and/or an email attachment?
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michkoCommented:
It appears she has those attachments listed as level 2 file name extensions.  See the below technet article. You'll want to remove them from level 2, which will then allow full edit access.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc178961.aspx

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LumbergsLackeyAuthor Commented:
This is only happening when trying to open attachments in Outlook 2k10.  She can open files fine from any other location.  I've already run a repair on the Office suite.

So basically, I'll send her an email with a word attachment, and she'll double click on it and it will ask her to save it somewhere.  She just wants it to open in what ever format the document was sent.  Excel, Word, etc.

thanks
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LumbergsLackeyAuthor Commented:
michko, going to try that now.  I'll let you know.  thanks
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LumbergsLackeyAuthor Commented:
Michko that didn't work.  :(
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michkoCommented:
Okay, try this change in Outlook:

File -> Options -> Trust Center -> Trust Center Settings -> Attachment Handling
select: "Add properties to attachments to enable reply with changes"

You could also try the Outlook Attachment Enabler program here:
http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/quickly-block-unblock-attachment-file-types-in-outlook-2010-2007/
Just in case file types were added incorrectly.

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LumbergsLackeyAuthor Commented:
Sorry just got back today, hadn't seen this solution.  I will try it thanks and update.
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michkoCommented:
Excellent, glad it worked!
And thanks for the quick accept - much appreciated.
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