Configure Internet Explorer to open Office documents in the appropriate Office program Configure Internet Explorer to open Office documents in the appropriate Office program When you click an HTML link to a Microsoft Office file (such as a Microsoft Word or Excel document), Internet Explorer may open the file in Internet Explorer, instead of opening the file in the appropriate Office program. This behavior may occur if Internet Explorer is configured to host documents for Office programs that are installed on the computer. By default, Internet Explorer is configured to host documents for Office programs.
Despite all the hoopla about the introduction of Windows Vista, the truth of the matter is that the new OS isn't due for at least another seven to nine months — and it will probably be even longer before most of us start adopting it. Meanwhile, we've still got to deal with Win XP. In order to make the waiting easier, we've decided to assemble the greatest tips in the history of Windows XP. Here you'll find the tips that give you the most bang for your buck; that are most useful in terms of security, functionality, and PC performance; and that are just plain cool. Microsoft Windows XP | Top 10 Windows XP Tips Of All Time | April 21, 2006
The best thing about Windows is the amazing programs that developers outside of Microsoft create to make the OS better. Here's my list--in no particular order--of the ten best Windows freebies of 2005. Windows Tips: Great Freeware Squeezes More Out of Windows