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- Quit any Office XP programs that are running.
- Click Start, and then click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
- Locate and then click to select the following registry subkey: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\10.0\Common\Internet
- On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
- Type OpenDocumentsReadWriteWhileBrowsing, and then press ENTER.
- Right-click OpenDocumentsReadWriteWhileBrowsing, and then click Modify.
- In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
- On the File menu, click Exit to quit Registry Editor.