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How to associate files (wpd wordperfect) with Office Word Starter 2010

Last Modified: 2012-12-17
How can I associate *.wpd files with Microsoft Office Word Starer 2010?

These files opened with WordPerfect on a previous PC and were transferred to this new Win7 PC.

1) I can't right click the file and choose open with... and "Word" because it's not there in the list.
2) I  tried using "Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Handler" but it does nothing to fix the problem.
3) I tried creating a registry entry and named it wpdfix.reg:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 "Content Type"="application/msword"

It seems to go into the registry fine. I've rebooted the PC. doesn't work though. Opening the file does nothing. spinning circle for a second then nothing.

Any other suggestions?
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