Having problems with and docx files opening within the browser. In XP you would just check the browse in same window option in folder options, file types. However this option no longer exists after XP. Is there a registry setting that controls this? I have seen this issue a couple of times and I have tried the following KB article steps, but the issue still persists. Windows 7 Professional IE8 Office 2010 How to configure Internet Explorer to open Office documents in the appropriate Office program instead of in Internet Explorer Any help is appreciated.