troubleshooting Question

Cannot open some shortcuts on Windows XP desktop

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Some of my shortcuts do not work on my Windows XP Pro desktop.
I can double-click on Internet Explorer (and others), and they open fine.
Some icons, like MS Word, Excel & other non-microsoft program icons don't work.
The only way to open them is to right-click and click on "Open".
Please help!
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