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Run Visio viewer and Visio on the same machine

Posted on August 9th, 2008

To enable some users to view Microsoft visio documents with visio viewer and other users to use the full product.

Follow this order:

  • Install visio viewer
  • install visio 2003 standard
  • run this regfile to re-associate .vsd files with viewer

This will default the .vsd files with the viewer

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.vsd]
“Content Type”=”application/vnd.ms-visio.viewer”
@=”VisioViewer.Viewer”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.vst]
“Content Type”=”application/vnd.ms-visio.viewer”
@=”VisioViewer.Viewer”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.vdx]
“Content Type”=”application/vnd.ms-visio.viewer”
@=”VisioViewer.Viewer”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.vss]
“Content Type”=”application/vnd.ms-visio.viewer”
@=”VisioViewer.Viewer”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.vst]
“Content Type”=”application/vnd.ms-visio.viewer”
@=”VisioViewer.Viewer”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.vsx]
“Content Type”=”application/vnd.ms-visio.viewer”
@=”VisioViewer.Viewer”

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.vtx]
“Content Type”=”application/vnd.ms-visio.viewer”
@=”VisioViewer.Viewer”

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