Open Hyperlinks to documents in Windows Internet Explorer

This policy determines whether hyperlinks to Office documents open inside the application, or inside a browser window. The default in Office 2007 and greater (changed from previous releases) is to open within the Office applications. This behavior can also be driven from the Windows shell (in Windows XP and prior): Tools | Folder Options... | File Types | | Advanced | Browse in same window.

Supported on: At least Windows Vista
.docx
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Classes\Word.Document.12
Value NameBrowserFlags
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value8
True Value0
False Value8
.doc
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Classes\Word.Document.8
Value NameBrowserFlags
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value8
True Value0
False Value8
.docm
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Classes\Word.DocumentMacroEnabled.12
Value NameBrowserFlags
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value8
True Value0
False Value8
.rtf
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Classes\Word.RTF.8
Value NameBrowserFlags
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value8
True Value0
False Value8
.dotx
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Classes\Word.Tempate.12
Value NameBrowserFlags
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value8
True Value0
False Value8
.dot
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Classes\Word.Tempate.8
Value NameBrowserFlags
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value8
True Value0
False Value8
.dotm
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Classes\Word.TempateMacroEnabled.12
Value NameBrowserFlags
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value8
True Value0
False Value8
.docxml
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Classes\Word.wordxmlfile
Value NameBrowserFlags
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value8
True Value0
False Value8
.thmx
Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
Registry PathSoftware\Classes\OfficeTheme.12
Value NameBrowserFlags
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Default Value8
True Value0
False Value8

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