Saturday, April 19, 2008

Fixing .doc.dot and .ppt.pot

After upgrading to Safari 3.1.1, I had trouble with extra extensions appended onto downloads of Microsoft Office Word (.doc) and PowerPoint (.ppt) files. Files that I downloaded ended up with an extra extension, becoming .doc.dot and .ppt.pot.

I'm running Mac OS X 10.5.2 with Microsoft Office 2008 12.0.1.

After some investigating on Apple Discussions, I rebuilt my LaunchServices database and everything is well again.