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double click excel file content doesn't display properly

Hi:

I purchased Office Home and Student 2007 on line last year and installed it on my Windows 7 Home Premium computer. There's an issue with Excel keeps bugging me. If I open an excel file by bringing up an Excel program first it'd work properly. But if I simply double click the file, the content looks like binary code which is un-readable. How should I fix this? I tried right click -> open with, but excel is not on the list of programs to be picked.

I can't locate .exe files for excel/words any where in my file system. Only found excel 2007.lnk and word 2007.lnk under the following two places:
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Microsoft Office>
C:\Users\Shujen\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\StartMenu

Please help. Thanks.
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jppintoCommented:
Did you tried reinstalling it?
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Brian GeeCommented:
Try finding it here:

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\EXCEL.EXE
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sdc248Author Commented:
Yes, yobri, it's in there...
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Brian GeeCommented:
So hopefully you can then right-click > Open With > Choose Default Program. If Excel is not listed, then click the Browse button and then go to the path to Excel  (mentioned earlier) to make it the default program.
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sdc248Author Commented:
Have just done that and it works perfectly now.  Thanks a lot yobri.
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