When you double-click a Microsoft Works Word Processor
document (.wps file) to try and open it, Microsoft Word starts does not open
the document. Word opens with a blank document.
This issue may occur if Microsoft Windows does not
properly associate .wps files with Word. Works Suite uses Microsoft Word as a
To resolve this issue, re-associate .wps files with Word.
To do this, follow these steps.Note
Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
use Windows online Help, type associate a file with a
in the Windows Help Search
- Right-click Start, and then click Explore.
Windows Explorer starts.
- Locate the .wps file that you want to open, and then
- Point to Open With, and then click Choose Program.
Note If the Open With command is not available, click Open, click Select the program from a list, and then
- Click Microsoft Word.
- Click to select the Always use the selected program
to open this kind of file check box, and then click OK.
Word starts and opens the document.
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