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Q: Unable to open or save Word Files

Just started having trouble opening and saving word files on Mac

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Says I can't open document because 'word has insufficient memory' -- I'm assuming this is related to the 62% resources free on bootup...should be 80 if i remember (this is win98) -- any ideas other than that as to why it won't save/open?

and if you agree its the resources problem - how to fix? This is my cousin's old machine...IBM Aptiva...i think it's a duron, only 64mb dedicated system memory...88 included onboard vram.
 

A:Word won't save or open files

I got system resources free up to 88% but it still won't open documents. If I open a document straight from my documents, it will open. But the 'open' command won't work in Word. I can't use the 'save' or 'save as' command.

I can open recent files though in the 'file' menu. Any ideas? Seems really weird.

Also, appears to be true in all Microsoft applications, not just Word.
 

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Its been a week now since i have this problem that im unable to save MSoffice files on my laptop's C drive. I keep on getting the message "Your changes cannot be saved to "fxx.xxx" because of sharing violation."
This started when i removed my membership from administrators group to power user and change the owner from me to administrators group, i did if for standard security setup in our office for all computers (im part of administrator team, so i know the admin password anyway). Since then im not able to save any MSoffice file on c.
So far this is the only program that i know of that wont allow me to save files on c although i tried running a standalone program from D (no installtion required) and create a profile/or user for that parcticular program, then close the program and open it again but the profile is not being created. I tried doing it using admin login and it is able to create i can also save MSoffice file on c. Funny thing is, on the other machine the same standard security set up is working for a power user. i tried reinstalling the msoffice XP program but to no avail. I tried adding my name again on the administrators group stil not able to save.

A:Unable to save MSoffice files (excell, word, etc) on C

  
Quote: Originally Posted by 2010incubus


Its been a week now since i have this problem that im unable to save MSoffice files on my laptop's C drive. I keep on getting the message "Your changes cannot be saved to "fxx.xxx" because of sharing violation."
This started when i removed my membership from administrators group to power user and change the owner from me to administrators group, i did if for standard security setup in our office for all computers (im part of administrator team, so i know the admin password anyway). Since then im not able to save any MSoffice file on c.
So far this is the only program that i know of that wont allow me to save files on c although i tried running a standalone program from D (no installtion required) and create a profile/or user for that parcticular program, then close the program and open it again but the profile is not being created. I tried doing it using admin login and it is able to create i can also save MSoffice file on c. Funny thing is, on the other machine the same standard security set up is working for a power user. i tried reinstalling the msoffice XP program but to no avail. I tried adding my name again on the administrators group stil not able to save.


would setting yourself up with a new account plus admin privileges work..?

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I have two problems with Word 2003.

First, regardless of any changes made to a document, when I close the application I do not get a prompt asking if I want to save the changes.

Second, I cannot open more than one document at a time. If I have a document open, and I try to open a second document, it flashes the second document on the screen briefly and then closes it, leaving me with my first document open. There are no windows minimized to the taskbar, and there are no documents (other than the first document I opened) listed in the Window menu of Word.

I have installed all updates and service packs (both for Office 2003 and for Windows XP), and I am not using any 3rd party add-ins. I even tried uninstalling all Office related applications and reinstalling. No dice.

This has been going on for quite some time now, and I cannot find ANY information that seems to relate. I am begging for help here, so anything is appreciated. Thanks in advance.

. o O (I was having the same problem with 2007, but I uninstalled it. I'll get 2003 working properly FIRST, then wrestle with 2007.)
 

A:Solved: Need Word 2003 help (unable to open multiple docs, no save changes prompt)

Word troubleshooting: http://www.officearticles.com/word/steps_to_troubleshooting_microsoft_word.htm

Sorry I didn't respond sooner, though OBP did tell me about the thread.
 

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Hi guys,

I have a question that has stumped me so far. Here is the scenario: I am dealing with a spreadsheet that has several tabs on it. In each tab, there are several word, powerpoint, and pdf documents that are embedded as objects. My task is to write a macro, that will for each document (keep in mind its an embedded object that needs to be opened), open it with the appropriate program, and save it using a pre-assigned name (the name of the column heading and the row it is in) to a predetermined folder path. This process needs to be duplicated about 200 times. I'm not sure if this is even possible, but I know enough about vba to believe that it is. I've been working on it since yesterday, and I can't seem to tie the pieces together. Can anyone help on this?

Thanks!
 

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Bit of a strange problem this..

When ever i try and open a program including paint, IE, firefox, AVG, malware bytes, even my music folder the "which user account do you want to use this program with RUN AS" window appears. If i then say click "current user" then press ok an error message appears.


this service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it.


I cannot "save" screen shots as i get the "access denied" message and a

"the my documents folder could not be found. Right click the documents icon , click properties, and then check that the path to your target folder location is correct.



i also get this error message


c\:WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe

The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or becasue it has no enabled devices associated with it
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I am UNABLE to run GMER though due to the ststem32dll error message as above.

I have managed to do a full virus scan using avg 2011, registry cleaner and spybot search and destroy.

A:UNABLE TO OPEN PROGRAMS, SAVE FILES, EVEN RUN GMER!!!!

heres my log and files :-)

GMER 1.0.15.15570 - GMER - Rootkit Detector and Remover
Rootkit scan 2011-04-25 1501
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\Ide\IdeDeviceP1T0L0-e Hitachi_HDP725050GLA360 rev.GM4OA52A
Running: gmer.exe; Driver: C:\DOCUME~1\Tiz\LOCALS~1\Temp\awkdrkog.sys


---- System - GMER 1.0.15 ----

SSDT \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSShim.Sys (IDS Application Activity Monitor Loader Driver./AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. ) ZwOpenProcess [0xEC86D6C0]
SSDT \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSShim.Sys (IDS Application Activity Monitor Loader Driver./AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. ) ZwTerminateProcess [0xEC86D770]
SSDT \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSShim.Sys (IDS Application Activity Monitor Loader Driver./AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. ) ZwTerminateThread [0xEC86D810]
SSDT \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSShim.Sys (IDS Application Activity Monitor Loader Driver./AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. ) ZwWriteVirtualMemory [0xEC86D8B0]

---- Kernel code sections - GMER 1.0.15 ----

init C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\senfilt.sys entry point in "init" section [0xF7063F80]

---- User code sections - GMER 1.0.15 ----

.text C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe[2672] ntdll.dll!LdrLoadDll 7C91632D 5 Bytes JMP 004013F0 C:\... Read more

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So I downloaded the free trial of Office 365 directly from Microsoft, and have a couple issues:

WORD
When I try to open a file from Windows Explorer, a Window opens up asking me which program I want to use to open the file. None of the choices is the Word program that came with the Office 365.
Even stranger, I create a Word document and save it to my computer, when I try to open that same file the same window pops up
The only way I can open a file is to open the Word program and open the file from there.

EXCEL
When I try to open an Excel file from Windows Explorer, nothing happens. Same as above, the only way I can open a file is when I open Excel and open the file from Excel.

Can anyone help decipher whats going on here?
 

A:Unable to open Word files

Yes, you need to associate the Docx and XLS extensions with the correct program.
I can't remember off the top of my head how to do it, and it is different for different versions of Windows.
 

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Able to open folders. But unable to open files in the folders. Double click on a file and a matching icon appears w/a $~file name under it.
 

A:Unable to open any files in Microsoft Word

Lorraine,

Can you open files that are not associated with MS Word?
How are you trying to open the files, by double-clicking in Explorer/My Computer, or using File, Open in Word?

Roger
 

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Hello,

I am using Windows Vista & Word 2007 + a Pocket PC-Smartphone.

When I used Word 2003 I could create files & save them to my phone.

Now that I'm using Word 2007, it wont let me save files to the phone, though I can open files CREATED on the phone.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks!!
Wes
 

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Hi,I installed novaPDF Lite 7 and tried converting a word file to pdf. It did'nt work but since then I have been facing issues with printing word documents through my laser printer.1) The 'Print' dialog does not open on pressing Ctrl+P and when i do a quick print i get the following error message. Whereas, I am able to open the 'Print' dialog box in other office applications and print documents.2) When I try opening any word file from Start Menu>Recent Documents, I am getting the error message as: 3) Also, am unable to open any word file by browsing through the folders. Only way I can open a word file is through start menu of Word4) And for some reasons system restore is also not able to restore to any date prior to the installation.Have done the following so far;i) Checked my default printer settings.ii) Have uninstalled novaPDF.iii) Have tried uninstalling & re-installing Office 2007, but no luck.Pls assist me in re-solving this issue.

A:Unable to Print & Open Files in Word 2007

Hi,What's your Operating System.What size is your drive, how much memory do you have and how much free space is available.What is your printer make and model.What steps have you taken by reference to the first error message?Have you uninstalled and reinstalled the laser printer driver.i) Checked my default printer settings.When you select print, in Word, is your printer shown as the default printer or is it stuck on something else, like NovaPDF, (even though you say you have uninstalled this), capture fax or one of the other 'printers' in the list.As regards the second error message, you may have to reassociate your word documents, to enable youto open them from the folders.As regards system restore, it can be a problem if you are short of hard disk space.Is your Anti-virus scanner up to date and have you run any malware and / or spyware scans recently;you may have picked up some kind of infection.

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I have a list of doc's on my Word 2010 that I can't open. When I click on these files I get a error window that tells me to (Check file permissions) or (Open with text recovery converter). Where do I find the Text Converter or open and repair feature. I am running Win. 7 Pro 64 bit and Word 2010.
I did a clean install and took my system back to Factory settings, The only files that I can open are some that I created after the clean install. Any help will greatly appreciated. Thanks

[email protected]
 

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Hi,

I installed novaPDF Lite 7 and tried converting a word file to pdf. It did'nt work but since then I have been facing issues with printing word documents through my laser printer.

1) The 'Print' dialog does not open on pressing Ctrl+P and when i do a quick print i get the following error message.

Whereas, I am able to open the 'Print' dialog box in other office applications and print documents.

2) When I try opening any word file from Start Menu>Recent Documents, I am getting the error message as:

3) Also, am unable to open any word file by browsing through the folders. Only way I can open a word file is through start menu of Word

4) And for some reasons system restore is also not able to restore to any date prior to the installation.

Have done the following so far;
i) Checked my default printer settings. Have uninstalled & re-installed my laser printer.
ii) Have tried repairing Office from control panel.
iii) Have uninstalled novaPDF.
iv) Used Microsoft Fix it (How do I uninstall the 2007 Office suites if I cannot uninstall it by using the "Add or Remove Programs" feature?).
v) Have tried uninstalling & re-installing Office 2007, but no luck.
An observation:
When I uninstalled & re-installed Office 2007, all my Quick Access Toolbar Settings & other Word Settings came back intact even though I used CCleaner to delete registry of the uninstalled version of Office. Also, all my recently opened documents were there in Word. Similarly... Read more

A:Unable to Print & Open Files in Word 2007 - Pls Assist!

what is the make and model no. of your laser printer, perhaps it needs to have a default setting restored.??

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One of my user is having this problem on her Windows XP PC:

Dell GX260 with Windows XP Professional running 512MB RAM, Office XP, Acrobat 5.0

When opening a Word file & edited in Word XP, the user cannot SAVE or use SAVE AS the file, when try to exit out the file, get prompt to either SAVE, CLOSE, or CANCEL the file, at that point it will still not save the file, the only way to exit the file is to hit CLOSE to exit.

I initially thought this might be a Word Xp problem, so I ran the repair tool in Office XP, that did not fix it.

I then uninstalled Office XP, reinstalled Office XP, but that also did not fix the problem.

I then ran the Office update to download the latest patches from MicroSoft, but that also did not fix the problem.

I then UNINSTALLED Acrobat 5.0 from the PC, that FIXED the problem.

WITHOUT Acrobat 5.0 on her PC, the user was now able to open & edit a Word file, and able to SAVE the edited file, also able use SAVE AS to save the file as a new copy.

I then reinstalled Acrobat 5.0 thinking the previous copy of Acrobat 5.0 on the PC might be corrupted, as soon as Acrobat 5.0 was back on the PC, the same problem with the SAVE feature came back in Word XP.

I then installed the patch update for Acrobat 5.0, that did not fix the problem.

At this point, I am out of clues on how to fix it....The user tried Acrobat 6.0 before on the same PC, but decided to reverse back to Acrobat 5.0 because of format problem with 6.0.......so Acrobat 6.0 is no... Read more

A:Unable to Save/Save As/close Word XP file with Acrobat 5.0 installed

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Problem started "mid September I believe".

I purchased my laptop few years back, Never had any problems opening my docs. Thought i solved this with system restore to earlier date. this worked and i was able to open those files. I now no longer can use system restore because it wont go back to an early enough date. not sure but i think problem came from automatic up-date. I am a computer idiot. If someone out there could give me a step by step way to solve this I would be a more enlightened computer user who is happy once again!

A:Unable to open files that I created & saved in Word starter 2010

How do you try to open your files ??

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Not sure what happened. The Visio files were opening just fine a few minutes ago, and now when I try to open them, IE prompts me continuously for "Open, Save, Save as." I tried all three options for the fun of it and IE still prompts every time.
Tried opening them from a remote PC and they open just fine. Can't do anything with them on my PC except view them in Visio itself.
I've tried resetting IE settings. Uninstalling IE 11 and going down to 10. Nothing in event viewer for IE. 



Any ideas?

Thanks!

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Hi! i need you help!.. I am unable to open or save files in the shared drive using Excel 2007 but i can open/save excel 2007 files saved in my local drive

The error message I get when i try to open is "Could not open...." followed by the path and excel name.

This is the error message i get when i try to save in the shared drive:

Microsoft office excel cannot acces the file". There are several possible reasons:

the file name or path does not exist
the file is being used by another program
the workbook you are trying to save has the same name as a currently open workbook

Please help
 

A:Unable to Open and Save Excel files in the shared drive using Excel 2007

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Hi All,

I work on a web application that has Excel and Word documents in it.

At the moment when a user opens these documents in IE9 they get presented with a dialog box asking:

What do you want to do with "filename"?

The user is presented with Open, Save and Save As as the options.

Unlike previous versions of IE there is no check box to tick to remember the user's choice so it comes up every time.

I really need to get rid to this box. Does anyone know how to disable it?

Thanks

Tom

A:How to get Excel and Word documents to open without the Open,Save,SaveAs box opening

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Click Start => My Computer => Tools => Folder Options => Click on File Types tab => In the file types list => click Excel => click Advanced => UNcheck clear the Browse in same window check box (or click to clear the Open Web documents in place check box) => Click OK

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Received a few MS Excel files from an outside vendor as e-mail attachment. I am able to save the attachement to My Doc or desktop and then open or open them directly from Outlook 2003 or 2007.

But when I tried to save the doc with or without making changes, the spreadsheet just sits there and saying Saving at the bottom. I waited several miniutes to be saved, but it just sits there. It does not taking any extra resources. On Application event viewer, it just displayes application hang error.
 

A:Unable to save or save an Excel files

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Hi All

Does anyone here know how I change the settings for when my computer opens an online word document.

I used the setting to 'always' open the word document rather than have to select from the choice of open or save.

However, I now need to have the save option back does anyone know how I can go about this?

Cheers
 

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Alexb123 said:

Hi All

Does anyone here know how I change the settings for when my computer opens an online word document.

I used the setting to 'always' open the word document rather than have to select from the choice of open or save.

However, I now need to have the save option back does anyone know how I can go about this?

CheersClick to expand...

Do you mean on a network that a word opens in read view versus print view? If so in word go Tools>Options>uncheck "Allow starting in reading..."(see attached). Hope that's what you meant.
 

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Hi all
Can anyone help me with a problem I have in Word 2000?

Details:

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Windows 2000 Professional
Office 2000.

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If open a blank word document, type something and click file>save as, nothing happens. I cannot save anything. It simply doesnt work. I dont get any errors either.

If I click start>run and type winword /a and try saving a document it works fine!

Things I have tried:

1. detect and repair (took 4 hours!!)
2. deleted normal.dot to create a new one.
3. Deleted the 9.0 key in the registry.
4. Removed and reinstalled Office 2000.
5. Searched MSKB and google.com



No resolutions so far!

Maybe its a setting somewhere?

Any ideas?

thanks

Pileyrei
 

A:Unable to save Word documents

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When I click save as in the file menu or even just click save for the first time in a new document nothing happens. No save as box, no error messages, nothing. However if I close the program I get the do you wish to save changes box and then the save as window opens. Is there anyway I can get it to just save normally. As i'm sure you can imagine its a real pain to have to quit word whenever I want to save something, not to mention the fact that i'm taking a crap shoot as to wether it will actually save my document or force me to lose everything.
 

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OK,

I have a problem here. I can open microsoft word, excel, etc. with no problem, however, when I try to open a previous document or save-as (through file-open) it will crash when I select a different folder in the open box.

I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Office and getting all of the updates and I still have the problem.

Any help would be greatly appreciated as I cannot work until this is fixed!!!

A:Word Crashes When Trying To Save As Or Open

This may be caused by a recent Office patch. See my post to this thread to see if your problem matches those discussed by MS:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/50060/windows-patch-causes-problems-with-hp-kerio-software/Regards,A Happy OpenOffice.org user,John

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I lost a few hours of work due to:
Suddenly unable to save a file in Excel. No warnings etc. Blissfully working (and saving) along but when I boot up again later I found the file 'not saved' but a random number file eg; BDF45000 in directory. Opens up in Excel but with only some data.

I did:
Run repair, Office 2003 Proff. (No change)
Check for 'read only' (Not the problem)
Use Reg Mechanic, cleaned up and defragged... (No change)
Save under different name. (No change)

I use AVG... could it be that a third party app interferes with a 'proper save'?.. or AVG interference whilst excel tries to save? I am a bit paranoid at this stage... not trusting the pc. Ideas?
 

A:Unable to save file in Excel /Word

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I recently changed computers. I saved all of MY Documents And loaded tham into the new computer, along woth my Office 2000 software. My OS is now Windows XP.
When trying to save a new document I get the following message:
"Folder C:\Documents & Settings\(my name)\My Documents\(title)\ isn't accessible. The folder may be located in another volume or protected with password" I can access all of my previous documents. Just cannot add to them.

I do not have password protection. Does anyone have a clue? is Office 2000 not compatable with XP? This XP is getting to be a pain in the butt!
 

A:Unable to save new Word or Excel document

Are the files set to Read Only?
 

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I have windows xp with service pack 2, I have a mapped drive to a 98 machine. I can open, save and create new files no prob but when I try to save as a new file name to this drive I receive the error

This volume is not available or file is password protected.

This only happens with office (i.e. word, excel) and works.
I have no prob with any other programs...

any ideas
 

A:Unable to save as word 2000 to 98 machine

If the place where you are trying to save your file is unavailable, save the file to a different location.

If you have tried to use an unusual character in the file name, remove it from the file name.

For example, the error message

The folder "(path)" isn't accessible. It may be on an unavailable volume, or protected with a password."

...is either caused by a genuinely unavailable destination, or it can be caused by having the "<" or ">" symbol in the file name.

Or.... Click Save As and save the file as an .rtf file insted.
 

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Hi.

While trying to save a document or open on in word, it just freezes and says it is not responding. I had a trial version of word so I bought microsoft office and reinstalled it, and all my other office programs work except for word. I have run a virus check and have no viruses.

I have windows 7

I have read a few threads on what people have recommened, but don't quite understand what they are saying.
Please can someone help.
 

A:word freezing when trying to open or save document

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Need help trying to save a word 2007 document. Am running Windows Vista. I have been working on this document for the past couple of days, a high school maths investigation with lots of equations and graphs copied over from 'Autograph' a 3d graphing software. I have been able to save it with ease with all this stuff on it until an hour ago. When I press CTRL+S it opens up the save as box (even though i've already saved it before). Then when i press save in this dialog box the box closes for a half a second before opening again without me pressing anything. I do it again and again and notice the little loading bar that tells you it's saving in the bottom right hand corner of the document gets stuck and then stops when the box opens up again. I've tried to rename it and this doesn't work. i copied it into an old word document and then saved that document and that document wouldn't save either. i got rid of it off that document and the old document saved perfectly. I closed it just to check it was actually not saving and it isn't. Is there something wrong with my document? or is it word? please help!
 

A:Unable to save a specific word 2007 document.

How large is the file? Do a Save As to a new file.
 

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Greetings,

I'm a former IT Systems Technician, and my girlfriend is a work-from-home writer. I've recently migrated her PC's original processor and ram from an HP motherboard to an ASRock board, linking the original WD Caviar Blue 1TB drive to the board as a secondary drive to collect documents and storage from, while running Windows 8.1 (up to date) on a Seagate Barracuda 250GB for the main OS and programs drive.

With those specs out there in the open, now it's time to get to the root of the problem.

As a work-from-home writer, my girlfriend depends on the ability to save her documents to Microsoft's OneDrive and upload them to her publisher, but with this error showing up, she cannot get them to save. I have never seen such a message in my many years of IT service, and I'm completely baffled.

I am the administrator... So now I turn to you guys for help.

A:Microsoft Office Word 2013 unable to save?

Do have have more than 1 version of Office installed on the machine? The error message seems to be indicating that there are 2 or more MS Office products installed that are in conflict with each other.

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Hello,
For some reason, when I click on on Microsoft Works, I get a quick flash of it trying to open & then NOTHING!!
I have sooo many important saved documents that I really need to be able to open again...
I have gotten rid of Microsoft Money & maybe Microsoft Office as well but not sure...
Any ideas on what I can try??
 

A:HELP!!! Microsoft Works Word Processor will not open, unable to open ANY documents!!!

From how you describe it,it looks as if something is denying it.such as your firewall or if you are using Firefox you might not have it as allowed,these are just guesses however,take a look at this site http://support.microsoft.com/kb/241165
 

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After virus removal IE not able to open save or open files from the web.
 
- I have ran malwarebytes, awdcleaner, comboxfix, and tdsskiller.
- I have check settings in IE to make sure downloading was enabled
- all other browser work fine ... chrome, firefox
- I have taken IE off the machine by turning off IE in windows services via uninstall programs, rebooted and ran ccleaner, then re-enabled IE...still cannot download and save files
- I have rest IE...still same issue.
 
The only thing other thing I have found online regarding this is that IE may have lost it admin rights or something like that. have any of you ran across this issue before?

A:After virus removal IE not able to open save or open files from the web.

Hello lawrance,
Generally this is my full I.E. Reset directions >>
This should be done with Internet Explorer open (even if you are having problems with it), not Firefox / Chrome or another browser.

Click Tools or the Gear icon at the top of the browser > Go down the list to click on Internet Options > Go across to the last tab that should be Advanced >  Click on Advanced and then Reset (near the bottom) > You should get a Confirm box pop up > Tick Delete Personal Settings and now Reset.
This last part may be where the infection changed things -
 
While there > Go back to Connections Tab, and down to LAN Settings. Open this and check that the only box ticked is Automatically Detect Settings, and untick any others. Click OK >Apply if you changed anything and OK again.
 
Back to the General Tab and make sure your Home Page is entered correctly in the box. Re-set it if not, clock Apply and OK to close out
Once the settings have all been reset, Close that box. Close any other open boxes. Now close I.E. and Reboot your computer.
 
Let us know if this helped -

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When I receive an email with a word attachment in Microsoft Outlook it gives me a warning that there may be a virus and I need to save the attachment to my computer before I can open the file. Is there a setting I can change so that it will open in Word much like other attachments open in their respective programs. I am using Outlook 2007 and Windows XP. Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Word will save but not not open in Microsoft Outlook

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I have 2 comps that have this prob, both running xp sp2, I can open files (word and excel 2000 and microsoft works 4.5) from the network no prob. I can also save the files to the network drive.
The prob happens when i try to save as to the network drive, I recive the error
(THE FOLDER IN NOT ACCESABLE, THE FOLDER MAY BE LOCATED ON AN UNAVAILABLE VOLUME OR PROTECTED WITH A PASSWORD)

I can save the file to my hard drive.
I have no password on the file and the network drive is accesable.

I have unistalled and reinstalled the office (did not help).

All other programs have no problems with save as on the network.
 

A:unable to save as to network drive with word/excel 2000

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Hi!
I am new to this forum, but recent difficulties have driven me here.
For some reason, whenever I go to save a document in Microsoft word, the "save as" box will pop up as usual, but where it would normally show my the contents of my documents folder there is absolutely nothing! Just blank space! And it will give me the "busy" cursor like its trying to load, but it never will and if I click anything it just goes to "not Responding" and I have to close it! This also happens if I try to open a file. Not just with word either, its all of my programs.

So basically, it is crashing whenever a program tries to access "my documents," which is usually the standard folder that opens whenever you go to "save as" etc.

This used to happen online too, but now that works for some reason but it still doesnt work offline. I thought installing "vista service pack" would help so I did that this morning but its still crashing.

If anyone knows any way I can fix this it would be much appreciated.

-peace

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Ms Word will not save an edited nor new file. There is no error msg. I am using Windows 7, cannot find normal.dot nor any other normal, I have ran diagnostic, uninstalled and reinstalled MS Office, it still will not "save" nor "save as" it just sits there. When I try to save an edited file and check "yes" it just sits there unless I check "no" and it removes the file but will not save it.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3326 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 336778 MB, Free - 214233 MB; D: Total - 10239 MB, Free - 5739 MB; G: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 485413 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0FM586
Antivirus: ZoneAlarm Antivirus, Updated and Enabled
 

A:ms word will not save files

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Hi, i have bought a new vista dell pc.
when i click on the attactments(pdf,word,photos), from bt yahoo email, it scans first by norton, then says found no virus etc, would i like to open or save etc.
when i click open, it downloads, then nothing.
when i click save, then choose my path, it downloads, then when i look to where i have saved it to, nothin in the folder etc.

thanks
 

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I'm operating in Windows 7 and haven't been able to open or save downloads frm email in yahoo. The location that opens for a save is ne1-attach.ymail.com and wasn't where downloads were saving in the past. I believe when I updated an adobe program, I began to experience the problem. I've tried disabling a few add ons but I'm really not sure how to some of things without really compromising an already time-consuming problem. I cannot do my work efficiently at this point, if I cannot open and view materials needed as part of my day-to-day operation. Please Help!
 

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Hi,
 
I have a problem with the "Always ask before opening this type of file" function in Internet Explorer 11 and Windows 8.1.
The problem is; when the Citrix receiver from Windows store is configured to open ICA files and we log into a webinterface or storefront server in IE, users  is prompted to either Open, Save or Cancel the ica file. I am not able to uncheck
the "Always ask before opening this type of file" after downloading the file. I can do thios on other file types like 7z Files. For me it seems like Windows have a whitelist of safe files, and .ica is not one of them.

Is there a way to be able to have .ica files to open auto, without the plugin in IE?

A:Not get the Do you want to Open, Save, or Cancel .ICA files or simular files without IE plugin

This was solved wrapping it into at HTA file.

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Hello. I recently switched to Word 2013. It's taking some getting used to.
 
In prior versions of Word when I would "save as" or "open" I would get a folder list. If it were the first time since I had opened the program it would be my default setting: in my case, "My Documents." If I had opened a document and tried to "save as" it would show the most recent folder I had opened.
 
In Word 2013 instead of a folder list I get a list of recent documents. I also get a choice of Recent Documents, One Drive, Computer and Add a Place. This requires that I go through extra clicks to get to the proper folder. Is there a way to switch to a folder view?
 
By the way, what is this One Drive business?
 
Do I need to Add a Place each time I open a folder?
 
Thank you.

A:Word 2013 Issues: Open File; Save As; One Drive, etc.

You can select a default folder to save to, or set the default to Computer, and then navigate to the folder you want to save to -- File>Options>Save, check Save to Computer by default. You can select your default folder here as well.
When Saving As, you should be seeing a list of recent folders you've saved to, to the right of the OneDrive and Computer options.
 
If you have an outlook.com, live.com or hotmail.com email address, you can download the OneDrive application to your desktop and use it to save and sync files and folders to storage in the cloud. If you don't have email accounts with any of those, you can ignore the OneDrive option.

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Hi.
Our company uses ownCloud. To access our ownCloud, we use Internet Explorer 11. Inside our ownCloud there are documents created and shared among users. When I click a Word document, a pop-message appear  -
"Do you want to save abc.docx (567 KB) from xxxxowncloud?  Save   Cancel   
How can I open the document that would launch Word automatically without getting this pop-up message?

Thank you.

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I read this thread. Is this problem resolved today? I installed Office 2013 and have the same problem: not able to save Word-files in folders, can save them on the desktop and - so far... - on external drives.

A:Cannot Save Word Files To Folders

If you select the Computer option when saving, it should present you with access to the C: drive and all files and folders there. Is this option not available?

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Vista O.S. - Using McAfee antivirus software.
Cannot do anything with email attachments.
When trying to open one - I get nothing, like I never even clicked on it.
When trying to save one - I get a message "The command failed to execute".
Using McAfee antivirus software.

Thanks for any help you can give me.
Take it easy on me though, I'm not much good at this computer thing.
 

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On Microsoft Word 2010, when you go to either the Open or Save as dialog boxes, you see a folder tree called "Microsoft Word", under which in my computer has Templates. In Microsoft Excel, it has a similar affect, showing "Microsoft Excel". I want to remove this tree from view, and ONLY want to see "Computer" (or "This PC" on Windows 8.1). Is this possible, and if so, how?

Can this be done locally and/or through group policy?

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Hello Everyone,

I'd like to write a .bat file that will save and close all open Word documents, then quit Word or terminate the Word process.

How in the world would I do that? I'm a complete novice at .bat files!

Also, could the .bat file be triggered only after Word has been unused/idle for a specified time?

I look forward to your responses!

Jay

A:.bat file to save and close all open Words docs, then quit Word

Hi,

Killing the word process wouldn't be too difficult but that would be on a schedule rather than x amount of idle minutes.
I don't believe a .bat file would be able to save any open workbooks though.

Are you able to provide some background on why this is needed and maybe there is an alternate method?

Regards,
Jamie

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Hello,

I am a teacher and would like to save my lesson plans in order so I can reference them easily. I have tried numerous naming conventions but haven't been able to achieve exactly what I want. It may not even be possible. Specifically, I create weekly lesson plans and want to save them in order by week,month, year. This would make it much easier to search for a specific lesson plan. The way it is, windows saves everything in alphabetical order so files are not sequential.

I am running Word 2003 on Windows XP. If anyone can help, I would appreciate it so much.

Thx
 

A:Save Word files in order by month

The file naming is going to have to start with data that you want first, i.e., week-month-year-SubjectMatter.

The week and month are going to have to be NUMBERS.
 

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We upgraded from Windows XP to a new HP Pavilion PC running Vista Home Premium. Installed Word perfect 10 with all the service packs/hotfixes I could find and copied the documents over. I can see and open the files but can not save or save as. The Save dialog box comes up but it is not pointing to the default file location I set up in WP. The file name always comes up *.* - which I can change but it will not let me set a file type (the line is blank and I can not type in it) and clicking the save button does nothing.
 

A:Solved: Can not save files in Word Perfect 10

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Friend is having 2 relatively minor problems with his 64 bit Windows 7 Home Premium laptop.

The second:
He uses a flash drive to copy Word files from a Windows XP PC to his Windows 7 laptop. I created a one line bat file for him to copy all the .doc files from his document folder to a thumb drive.

We noticed that not all the document files were being copied. Of about 40 new files, only about 32 made it to the flash drive. When I tried to individually copy/paste files I get a msg (on the 'paste' end of it) that I
Cannot copy (whatever).doc. The directory or the file cannot be created.

So I brought up the original document, and did a Save As to the thumb drive. There I got the msg
Word cannot save or create this file. Make sure that the disk you want to save the file on is not full, write protected, or damaged.

The flash drive is about 1% full, does not seem to be damaged, and allowed me to copy 30-some of the Word files that have been created since 01//06/12, just not all of them.

Any of the documents already on the flash drive can easily be re-copied from the documents folder on the C: drive. It asks if I want to replace the file, I say yes and I get no error.

Any ideas? The Windows XP PC is runing Word 2003, while the Win 7 laptop is running Word 2007 if that makes any difference (I don't know why it should).

First problem in another thread.

A:Problem 2 - Word cannot Save or Create (some) Files

Run chkdsk on the flash drive?

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