What happens when you double-click on a .doc file? If you get an
error message, please paste it into your query. It would also help
to know what version of Word you're trying to use.
Have a look at Control panel > Folder options > File types and
scroll down to DOC. This should be shown as a Microsoft Word
document. Click the Advanced button, select Open in the Actions pane
and click Edit. What does it say in the 'Application used to perform