SharePoint 2007 - Windows 7 users - Randomly Openning files in Internet Explorer

Recently, we are experiencing that some of our windows 7 users open MS Office files, the files opens in IE instead of openning in excel, word or InfoPath. This issue has been seen only in windows 7 operation system. We are curious if anyone has seen this issue or any tips to troubleshoot this problem.
imshaolinAsked:
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johnb6767Connect With a Mentor Commented:
FileTypesMan v1.61 - File Types Manager for Windows
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/file_types_manager.html

Dbl click say, .docx for example, and check the bottom box "Don't open inside a browser window".... Then see if the proper behavior returns.....

We can script the change if needed for mass deployment....

The changes for a .docx file, for Office2007 would be here....

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Word.Document.12, value is "BrowserFlags".....
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