Ms Project 2010 cant open mpp file links to explorer vista RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello,

    I am having a problem with opening my mpp file. When I click on the file it opens in explorer.

    I am running Vista. I am able to open the file with in MS project 2010, but not by opening it clicking

    on a link.

    Please advice.


    Thursday, September 20, 2012 5:37 PM

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  • Hi ,

    Welcome to this Microsoft Project forum:)

    I don't have Vista to try, but this sounds like a problem with Vista file associations rather than Project.  You might like to try posting in a Windows Vista forum. 

    FAQs, companion products and other useful Project information can be seen at this web address:

    Hope this helps - please let us know how you get on :)

    Mike Glen
    MS Project MVP (97-11)
    See for my free Project Tutorials

    Thursday, September 20, 2012 5:52 PM
  • 1. Right-click on the mpp File icon.

    2. Click on Properties.

    3. In Propertied dialog box, select General Tab. Click on Change.

    4. Click on Browse Button. Goto the location: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14 and select Winproj.exe.

    5. Select the Microsoft Project icon. Click Ok.  Click Apply. Click Ok.

    I hope this helps.

    Thanks and Regards, Roopkumar Kamat (MCITP)

    Monday, September 24, 2012 6:58 AM