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Office Web Apps: Disabling the feature and just normally download Office documents?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 08, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Apparently it's not a good idea to uninstall Office Web Apps, as it leaves the farm in an inconsistent state. (http://blogs.architectingconnectedsystems.com/blogs/cjg/archive/2010/04/30/Uninstalling-Office-Web-Apps-_2D00_-Be-Careful_2100_.aspx) Is there a way to disable Office Web Apps after it's been installed and activated? I tried disabling the service in the Site Collection Managed features, but when I click on a document it still opens in the Office Web Apps instead of downloading it to my computer.

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