Windows 8: How to open a program

Posted on 2013-01-28
Last Modified: 2013-01-28

This is related to the Win 8. I am in the “Desktop Mode”. I double- click the icon of “Folder” at the bottom tray; and I see the followings:

I.      Favorites
1)      Desktop
2)      Download
3)      Recent Places

II.      Libraries
1)      Documents
2)      Music
3)      Pictures
4)      Videos

III.      Computer

IV.      Network

I name this location as “HERE”

I have installed Microsoft Office 2010 at this computer.

My Question: How can I open this Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word) from “HERE”?

Thank you

Question by:tjie

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NerdsNow earned 400 total points
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Open Computer > Local Disk C: > Program Files (or Program Files x86) > Microsoft Office > Office(Version number) > WINWORD.exe

Author Comment

ID: 38829208
I can get to this :

""" Open Computer > Local Disk C: > Program Files (or Program Files x86) > Microsoft Office > Office(Version number); here I select "Office12 ....; then I double-click "this Office12", BUT i did NOT see "Winword.exe"

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by:Dushan De Silva
Dushan De Silva earned 100 total points
ID: 38829638
Start -> Run -> Winword
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Author Comment

ID: 38829657
Hey Dushan911,

How to do it from the location "HERE" (please see the question).



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NerdsNow earned 400 total points
ID: 38829768
check in both the Program Files  and Program Files  (x86) folders, it may just say winword if file extensions are hidden
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
ID: 38829811
easiest way.. press the windows start key... type "word" ...  you will see Microsoft word in the available options.

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