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Opening office Documents in MOSS 2007 document Library.... You get a prompt to login...

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 05, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
*Sigh* i know i'm not the only one who has experienced this.   You have a Moss 2007 farm on your Server... yet you have employees and users who use Office 2003 products (word, excel, power point) Everything is installed correctly you yourself use office 2007. but don't post office 2007 docs.. just open the docs that people already post (2003 stuff) Computer Environment si am using....It does this in both Environments1st one Windows Vista Ultimate Updated Service Packs Office 2007 All update Serice Packs Internet explorer 7.0 2nd Environment Windows XP all updated Service Packs Office 2007 All updated Service Packs Windows Internet Explorer 7.0 Server Environment Moss 2007 with SP1 installed Microsoft 2003 Server No matter what happens.... when i try to open up a word documents or excel or anything.. when using office 2007..... it ask me for a login...I believe there was an article about correcting something in the registry or something.. can someone give me detail bulleted / bold instructions... this has been bothering me for a while.

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