Windows 2003, TS, Office 2003; .DOC icons Show as Wordpad

OS: Windows 2003 running TS; Office 2003
Word 2003; File/Open .doc files show the ICON as a Wordpad icon for all users.

How do I change the ICON as a global change to Word.
Checked Google, couldnt hook the magic combination of words for an answer.

Many Thanks
kiwifaganSystems ManagerAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

If Word is not installed, the .doc files will show a Wordpad icon.  If Word IS installed and the wrong icon shows, you need to right click on the doc icon, select properties, select opens with... and select the Word program.  Put in the check mark to set as default and all will be well.

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Tony GiangrecoCommented:
Go into File Association and on the Doc file type, click Change and select Microsoft Word.
kiwifaganSystems ManagerAuthor Commented:
Thanks everyone total brain fade on the day
kiwifaganSystems ManagerAuthor Commented:
TG-TIS - tKs for yr reply; didnt work for me as this was a TS server and wouldnt populate all user profiles, only the profile I was logged in as.

Thank you
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows Server 2003

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.