Set Word 2010 as default for *.doc files when I also have Word 2013.

I have both Word 2010 and Word 2013 on my system. I want to keep using Word 2010 as long as I can, but I use other Office 2013 programs. How can I set my default program for *.docx files to be Word 2010?
     I can browse for a program when I set defaults in the Control Panel, but I don't know where Word 2010 exists in my system.
     I don't think this question is worth 500 points, but EE apparently does not want me to specify a lower value, so you can think of this as a gift for what I suspect is an easy answer.
     Thanks for any suggestions
     JRA in Priddis
JohnRobinAllenRetired professor of FrenchAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
This is a typical issue with both versions of Word. The workaround is to open Word first and open the file from Word. This works. Since you can do in Word 2013 all you can do in Word 2010, you can also just use one version. This is what I do.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Also, the Word shortcut lives here:  C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\office15 but that depends on your system:  32-bit or 64-bit regardless of the Office version. Look there for Office 14.
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JohnRobinAllenRetired professor of FrenchAuthor Commented:
I have been using solution 1, to open the document in Word, but my goal was to be able to use Windows Explorer and open files from there. I may have to throw in the towel and work around Word 2013's weaknesses.
     The path in the second solution brought me to Word 2013, not Word 2010. Then I searched throughout my C: drive for "WinWord" and found the 2010 location on my (64bit) machine: C:\Program files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office 14\WINWORD.EXE
     With that information, i redid the Control Panel set default programs to point to the 2010 location, but Microsoft knew better. It ignored my request and opened the file with Word 2013.
     I guess there is no solution. I'll wait a bit and if nothing comes that works, I'll just have to learn Word 2013. What I most dislike about version 2013 is that unlike version 2013 when I use Alt + W, F with Word 2010 to get a full screen view to show clearly what a document will look like when printed with all the existing page breaks, with 2013 I get something else. Instead of displaying two pages as they will be printed, I get three pages and non-existing page breaks.
 
             —jra
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I mentioned in my post the suggestion for the Office 14 path and you found it. I am not surprised it does not work for association because of the Office 2013 install. I have seen that before.

".... I get three pages and non-existing page breaks.... " <-- That is how Word 2013 works for "Read Mode" and I get a standard view for "Print Layout" (under the View Tab).  I have adapted to it and I find it works just fine.
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JohnRobinAllenRetired professor of FrenchAuthor Commented:
Thanks to John Hurst for convincing me that Word 2013 is not as bad as I had thought. The solution I sought apparently does not exist, and I can get used to the "feature" that the Full Screen Reading is useless, but that one can get a reasonable equivalent by starting to print a document but not doing the last step.
     I have yet to learn what features Word 2013 has that make it worth using, but that is more a comment on my knowledge than on Word 2013 features.
     Thanks to your patience in letting me wait until I found no other possible solution to my problem.

     John Robin (Allen) in Priddis, Alberta
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@JohnRobinAllen  - You are very welcome and I was happy to help.
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