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I cannot open docx files which have been emailed to me. My operating system uses windows-8. When I try to open, the prompt tells me to purchase Microsoft Office.

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So why not purchase Office as it suggests? –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Sep 30 '13 at 15:21

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Windows does not include software for .docx files by default. You can download free software to open them from http://www.openoffice.org/

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Or libreoffice.org –  p1xel Jun 25 at 9:13

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