Opening MS-Office files

I installed MS Office 2004 on my iMac (intel). But now, when I open any Office file (.doc, .xls, ...) by double-clickin on an icon, they are associated with a "trial" version of MS Office. How can I change it, so that files are opened with the "right" Office version (not the trial one) ?

Hi Pepol,
Well you can right-click (or control-click) on the file in question. From there select Get Info. Once that window opens look for the combo box below Opens With. Then select the installed version of Office as the default application. Repeat the process for all the Office fomatted file types.

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