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Microsoft Word Problem

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by sargebaker, Jan 29, 2006.


  1. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    I'm not able to open microsoft word anymore? the little square opening screen comes up, but it sorta just freezes and never really opens. I have to write a paper for tomorrow, so does anyone have any ideas?
     
  2. canopener

    canopener

    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    Do you have an Office XP CD? If so, try re-installing it. If not, see if you know anyone with a XP on disc.
     
  3. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Reboot, and do a repair from the "add/Remove Programs" screen. As canopener suggested, make sure you have the install disk handy, you may need it.

    -Mike
     
  4. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    I don't have any of that stuff near me now cause I'm moving Friday and it's all packed. I can't seem to do a viruus scan either. I guess my computer is in rough shape. I'll re-format when I move. and I guess I'll use my dad's comp for my paper tonight.
     
  5. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    If nothing major is wrong, you will be ale to a repair without the disk. Office stores a certain amount of info regarding your installtion on your hard drive for later anyway.

    Did you try a reboot? You can also check your task Manager to see if a Word is already runnig in the background and you don't know it.

    -Mike
     
  6. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    tried a reboot. and it isnt even in my add/remove programs list...
     
  7. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Weird. I usually find it under MS Office.

    -Mike
     
  8. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification