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

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

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

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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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Hi,

Got a problem with Word and Excel 2007.

Both programs open ok (under 2 seconds), so no problems there.

The problem is opening the program by means of opening a document. It takes about 1 minute

Exactly the same thing with both Word and Excel.

Has anyone got a solution? Surely there must be a quick little registry tweak to sort this out?

Other info:
Outlook 2007 works ok, no delays
Windows XP works ok
No speed issues with computer
Did not previously have Office 2003
Word/Excel documents are local, computer is not on a network
Computer is free from spyware and viruses
 

A:Word and Excel 2007 - Programs open ok - documents take ages to open

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Anyone else getting SaveAs dialogs save, but the box stays open? It's weird. For example I save a file in a folder where the same filename already exists. It asks me if I want to overwrite the existing file. I click to do so. But the box stays open. If I hit Enter again to work the Save button, I get the overwrite query all over again. Mouse click seems to work normally. But the Enter key has something weird going on.

A:SaveAs dialogs save, but the box stays open?

Permission problem maybe ? Do you have write permission on the specific file ?

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When I click on the name of Word document in a folder to open it, it hangs and then says "Not responding". (This just started happening.) I have the same problem with files in Excel and html (where I use Firefox).

However, I can open files fine if I go to Word and use File, Open.

For some reason, I can still use a folder to open PowerPoint and Adobe files.

I have Windows XP and use Office 2007.

I regularly scan my computer for viruses (with Norton) and for spyware (with SpySweeper) and haven't found any problems.

Does anyone know how to fix this?

Rayas78
 

A:Word/Excel documents won't open from folder

Hey Ray,

I had a similar problem which was probably different than yours, but here it is for your info. I couldn't access EXCEL or WORD. I would get a lock up and eventually a "can't open excel' message. The short of it was my NORTON had gotten corrupted and because it was set to scan those documents upon opening, it cause them to halt.

Maybe that tidbit will lead you somewhere. Good luck.

- Castleheart
 

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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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All of these programmes run fine, but as soon as I try to use them to save my work or open an existing file, they stop responding! I'm using the 2007 version and Windows Vista.

Thanks for your help in advance!
 

A:Word/Power Point/Excel 2007 Programme hangs when I try to save or open!

You could try opening up word, select help and look for a detect and repair option. Give that a try and see if it solves your problem.
 

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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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I'm having 4 problems.

Rundll window at start up:
Error Loading C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\Drivers\W32X86\3\DLCQtime.dll

This specifiec module could not be found.
When I double click on Word documents, a Window Installer box opens and says 'preparing to install' with a cancel button. Then, a Microsoft Office Edition 2003 box opens:
Installation Error:File not Found

A required installation file SKU112.CAB cound not be found
It then asks if installed from a cd to insert it or if downloaded from the internet to browse your system and find it. I don't have any Office 2003 cd's. The cd's I have that I think are for my Word documents are Microsoft Works Suite 2000.
My last year vacation pictures will not open. When double-clicking on them, an Adobe Photoshop Album window opens with the words 'failed to load photo'.
My memory about a year ago was about half free. It is now showing I have 2 GB.
I tried going back and restoring my computer in hopes of being able to access my pictures. I've ran spybot. That's all I knew to do. I have Windows XP Home Edition 2002. ~tmcc

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I am at work on one of the computers on their network. This machine is used my three or four people so how the problem started is just a guess. Word, Excel, Powerpoint all open with "Please wait while Windows configures Microsoft Office 2000 SR-1 Professional." If I try to open any file I created in the past, the same thing happens. I thought I would run scanreg but apparently that command does not work. Lost, and my boss is too cheap to call in a tech, so I am stuck with no word processing. I am typing this on line however with the machine in question. Any ideas? Thanks. (The signature below is my machine at home)
 

A:Solved: win 2000 Documents will not open / Word will not open

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Unable to open Microsoft Office documents(excel,word) in Internet Explorer when we enforce strict TLS 1.2 protocol (Disabling SSL v2,SSL v3,TLS 1.0, TLS 1.1)on the webserver. We tested by removing strict TLS 1.2 and IE is able to open the document fine.
Error description : We see a Microsoft Excel Security Warning with the following content.
Certificate error
The application experienced an internal error loading the SSL libraries.

When we disabled SSL V2 and SSL V3, the document opens fine but when TLS 1.0 is disabled we are seeing the  pop-up with certificate error. We tried to open the reports in CSV format, 2007 format and 2003 format and all of them have the same issue. Does
Internet Explorer have any restrictions when TLS 1.2 is strictly enabled ?

Note : We are able to download the document using Internet explorer and the document opens fine from local but opening the document from the browser fails with certificate error.

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I've experienced this problem twice in the past week. Here is my current problem:

New Windows 8 computer
Moved Office 2010 install from old computer to new computer
Copied all documents to new computer by installing the old drive in the new computer (NTFS to NTFS)

When trying to open any DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, or PPTX files that are stored in the Documents folder I get permission errors. Word will open an RTF file just fine. If I try to use any Office programs to save a file to the Documents folder, I also get permission errors. I can move the file to the Desktop and work with it just fine. I can then move it back to the Documents folder.

Here are the errors when trying to open files:
Word - Word cannot open the document: user does not have access privileges
Excel - 'C:\Users\xxxxxx\Documents\Book1.xlsx' could not be found
Powerpoint - The path or file name for C:\Users\xxxxxx\Documents\Presentation1.pptx is invalid.

When I try to use one of these programs to save to the Documents folder, I get the following error:
You don't have permission to save in this location.

I tried copying the files two different ways to eliminate any lingering NTFS permissions. I used a linux box to copy from the old drive to EXT4, then to a linux formatted FAT drive. I plugged this FAT drive into the Windows machine and moved the files over but got the same errors. Next, I copied the files from the old drive to a FAT32 drive using another Windows box. Then I tool the FA... Read more

A:Solved: Office 2010 Can't Open Or Save Documents in My Documents Folder

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Couple of issues here.... help!

1) When I am in Gmail (email) and want to open a word doc or excel and try to open it by a click (internet explorer) it opens of the window that comes with the computer to "buy" or ... so I have to save on the desk top, open word or excel then open the document through the software.

2) When I am in Gmail (email) and want to open a word or excel document in (Chrome) it opens a little window which ask if I want to open, save or open/save and where to save it. If I press open another window opens and ask if I want to open it now.
How can I just click on the word or excel document from gmail or anywhere and it just open up instead of opening up the program to open within?

Thank you ahead of time!
 

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I followed a couple of expired threads on here regarding saved documents opening up blank as if you've lost everything almost like the font has been changed to white. I recently experienced this with both Word and Excel and discovered what the problem was.

It seems to be a corrupt font (verdana in my case) and selecting everything and then changing the font fixed the problem.
 

A:Saved Word and Excel Documents Opening Blank - Remedy

Indeed, to me the same thing happened a few weeks ago. He opened a document on a computer and it worked perfectly well, yet he opened it on another PC other and not working. Eventually the problem was in a font that was not properly installed.
 

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Our church secretary uses Word Perfect 12.

She has had no problem until now opening Word 2007 document in Word Perfect.

Now it says the files are in an unsupported format.

Any suggestions??

We already have the conversion program for Word Perfect installed.

Do we need an update of some kind??

Thanks.
 

A:Word Perfect 12 suddenly will no longer open Word 2007 documents

Have you contacted Corel support? Checked the site for FAQs?
 

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I am using office 2007. I had to get a new laptop and could only get Windows 8. Now when I click on a word document icon, the document will not open unless I open word and then open the document through word. The excel files open no problem, just the word docs.

Any idea how to fix this?
 

A:word documents do not open unless word is open

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Hi, I'm running Windows XP and have Office 2000 installed. I use Internet Explorer 7. If I open IE 7 to browse the web and then try to open an Office document the Office program doesn't do anything, then eventually tells me it's "not responding." I have to reboot to get the documents to open. After reboot, as long as I don't open the internet, all Office documents open fine. Once I open the internet, I have to reboot before opening any Office documents. I've tried "repairing" Office 2000. No help. Any sugestions? Thanks!
 

A:Office documents won't open after opening IE 7

Yeah, I use Mozilla Firefox, I just don't use IE any more, once every eon (long time ). It's really to download just go to http://www.mozilla.org, I hope that helps!
Sorry I just don't use IE because of all the problems I had with it and this was at least 5 years ago. I keep it around because anything that is Microsoft word, excel, etc... programs doesn't allow Firefox to download from their website.
 

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Running Win XP on a home built Intel Core 2 duo platform. Just started within the last week or so. I can open the software from the CD, but not from my hard drive
 

A:Can't open Microsoft Word Program or Word documents

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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 I know virtually nothing about computers and have uninstalled works as most of my documents have been saving in works or opening via works (as in email attachments)........have I made things worse???I now cant open any word documents at all the message is `this file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action.Please install one or if have it create a default.....please help thanks..........
 

A:cant open my word documents...

Do you have Microsoft word installed? Go to your Start Menu and look through your programs for a folder named Microsoft, Inside should be a program called Microsoft Word. If not, than you need to buy Microsoft Word, or download Open-office, just google it. It is a free alternative to Word, and it can open word. If you do have word than when that prompt comes back up than select "select program from list" and choose Microsoft Word. Good Luck , without computer for 6 days will check back then . And maybe someone here will help if you need further assistance.
 

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Have run numerous and different virus scans and spyware programs and uninstalled, reinstalled, and repaired Office 2000 Professional. Tried to change the Normal.dot file. Nothing happened. Would appreciate any ideas on what to do next. Everything was running fine and the boom. I have been trying to solve this for 3 days. Should I do a system restore or could the problem be something else?

Here's my hijack file. I'd appreciate some advice.

Many thanks, Elodia
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:10:12 PM, on 8/9/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 SP2 (7.00.6000.16473)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ACS.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\brsvc01a.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\brss01a.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\acsd.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DVDRAMSV.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MBK\MBackMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\HackerWatch\HWAPI.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
c:\program files\common files\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcods.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcpromgr.exe
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A:Cannot open any MS Word documents

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I have a Dell home computer and have created many Word Docs.

Yet, when I try to open many of them I get blocked by a window that opens and says: "WORD Cannot open doc.: user does not have access priviledges".

I have MS office 2010 and its my computer.

Can't figurer it out.

Any Help would be very appreciated.

Thanks
 

A:Can't Open WORD certain Documents

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Greetings all.
How do I open two Word documents in Windows7?

In XP I could just click on two documents and both would open. That doesn't work in Windows 7. When I click on the second document the first one disappears.

I often need two documents open so that I can copy and paste between them, see any changes I'm making and compare the two. Having the two open at the same time is much more convenient than having to keep opening and closing them as I have to do in Windows7.

I tried some suggestions that I found on the internet, such as selecting the two documents and clicking, or using OPEN but in each case only one document opens.

I can open two of other types of files, such as PowerPoint shows, so it appears to be related to Word somehow.

I'm using Word 2003.

Rod.

A:How do I open two Word documents in Windows7?

Word 2003 can't open the newer Word .docx format or Powerpoint presentations. It's been so long since I used it that I can barely remember its functions - but it may need to be installed in XP compatibility mode if you would like it to work properly in Windows 7...

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 Cannot open any documents in Word Starter.

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My friend has a LEGALLY obtained version of word 2010 and the access code for it but is unable to open up .docx sent to him but he is able open word and begin a new document, and when i did a C drive search for the Word application there wasn't one. any insight would help, Thanks.

A:unable to open up word documents

Does it work by opening Word, then opening the document from there?

If so, make sure .docx is associated with Word, which is located here as "WINWORD.EXE":

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14

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Okay, so you know my system details: I have a Dell Studio XPS 16 laptop with Vista Home Premium 64-bit on it and McAfee Security Center. Now the problem,

When I first got my laptop and installed Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007 on it, Word worked more or less fine. One thing that was kinda weird from the beginning was the fact that sometimes and error message dialog box would pop up when I would double-click a word document to open that said something to the effect of "can not find file" on it. I found that if I already had Microsoft Word open, that the word document would immediately open on the first double-click.

Now Microsoft Word won't allow me to open any word documents. I have tried double clicking them, Ctrl+O, and even selecting Open after pressing the Office button- but nothing will work. Every time I try to open a word document, Microsoft Word freezes. Strangely enough, I just discovered that I can open documents that are in the recently open documents that pop up whenever you place the cursor over the Open selection in the Office button- but other than that nada.

I have run diagnostics (no errors were found), done a repair to no avail. When I reinstalled Office, it basically returned to the original problem of just not opening documents by double-clicking. Does anyone have any suggestions on what I can do? Is this a problem with Office 2007 not being completely compatible with x64? Is there some upgrade to fix this?

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I'm running Windows ME. Been fighting a virus on my computer and did a registry repair and now can't get either Word or Publisher documents to open. Both programs are still listed in the Start/Program menu, but I get the following message when I try to start either program:

"The application must be installed to run. Please run Setup from the location where you originally installed the application."

Well, tried to reinstall Word and got nothing. I thought I'd deleted the Rundll32.exe, and managed to reinstall it (I think). Can't find my ME disk to do anything from there.

I'm desperate for help. Thanks for anything advice you can offer.
 

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I have a serious problem. I have a whole bunch of word documents done up in office 2000. I had later installed Office 2007, and didnt like it, so I uninstalled it and went back to the 2000. Now, whenever I open all the existing word documents I only see code like the following... A HytAvEٲ}.F]Iĺ.

- I have downloaded the compatability pack and I try and save the file as a docx instead of a docm file and it says "the converter failed to save the file".
- I have also downloaded a word document viewer hoping that might allow me to at least view them, but that doesnt work either. same problem.

My wife needs all these documents for teaching, so they are very important and I am hoping someone here can help me restore all of these files. I would guess there are 20 - 30 files with this problem.

Thanks all.

Mark.
 

A:Word documents, cant open, only see code

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My computer has XP service pack 2 My problem is with Word 2000.
I can no longer bring up any of my word 2000 documents. It says encountered problem Error message reads error signature Appname. Win word AppVer 9.0.0.2717 Modname: win word .exe ModVer 9.0.0.2717 offset: 000b72b4

I have loads of Word documents that I need to get too and all I get is the above message. Can someone please help me. Thank you Char

A:Can't open Word 2000 documents Please help

Hello Charlene,

Try deleting the template. Close all instances of word.

Click Start > Search > all Files and Folders > type normal.dot

when the search results are found delete the listing(s) for normal.dot

Re-open MS Word.

If not you can try to repair it or reinstall it.

http://www.pcdon.com/word-unstable-c...ormal-dot.html

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I am trying to write a Macro that will display all open Word Documents and let me select one for viewing. Can anyone help with this? Thanks much.

A:Show all Open Word Documents

Wrong forum JPG2. Please post on the Microsoft Office forum:
Microsoft Office support - Tech Support Forum

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Using Windows 7 64-bit.

When I click a Word document in Explorer or on the Start menu, I get the error "There was a problem sending the command to the program". I'm using Word 2003, but I don't get this problem with Excel 2003.

I know that when I try to open a document this way, the program uses the command switches "/n" -- which means "open a new instance of Word", -- and "/dde" -- which I don't know what it means. I do know that I don't want the /n switch.

1) How can I remove the /n switch? Remember, I'm not clicking on a shortcut, but on a document icon. I know how to assign the "Open With" command, but I don't see any options about changing command-line switches.

2) Is the /dde switch causing my problem? How do I remove it?
 

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Everytime i try to open up a saved word document, Word fails telling me that "Microssoft word has stopped working". It's ine when opening up new files but it can be annoying trying to open up a piece of work in progress.
When i try to re-open after it crashes, word tells me that it would be safe to open up in safe mode. This way i can gain access to some of my saved work. But it's a very round-a-bout way of getting to it.
Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks!
 

A:Word 2010 won't open documents.

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Ok, so ive ran malware scans, registry scans, spyware, etc....same problem.

Heres a HIJACKTHIS file:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:43:45 PM, on 7/19/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\ekrn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero8\Nero BackItUp\NBService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
c:\WINDOWS\system32\ZuneBusEnum.exe
C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools\daemon.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe
C:\Program Files\Zune\ZuneLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\egui.exe
C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional 6\SMSystemAnalyzer.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\ISUSPM.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
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A:Windows explorer will not stay open after opening My Documents

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Ok, so ive ran malware scans, registry scans, spyware, etc....same problem.

Heres a HIJACKTHIS file:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:43:45 PM, on 7/19/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\ekrn.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero8\Nero BackItUp\NBService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
c:\WINDOWS\system32\ZuneBusEnum.exe
C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools\daemon.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe
C:\Program Files\Zune\ZuneLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\ESET\ESET NOD32 Antivirus\egui.exe
C:\Program Files\iolo\System Mechanic Professional 6\SMSystemAnalyzer.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\ISUSPM.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
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A:Windows explorer will not stay open after opening My Documents

shut down all programs in program files that you don't need to run at startup.
run/msconfig/startup take all shortcuts out of the program/startup menu

check windows task manager for performance/and processers. check windows explorer in processers for memory use. and in performance for cpu usage.
 

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I have been working on a computer (Windows XP & Office XP Professional) and I am having an issue with Just Excel files.
He has many files stored in My Documents. If he tries to double click the Excel files, Excel opens but the file will not open.
If you right-click the file while in My Documents and choose Open With it gives the error that the file can not be found or it is corrupt.
If you Open Excel first and navigate to My Documents then the file will open.

I first thought it was the file association. I checked that and restored the default setting for the xls file extension. I tried to repair office. I tried to uninstall Excel and reinstall. Nothing works.
Can anyone help me out here.
 

A:Excel file will not open through My Documents

Click Tools --->Options --->General then uncheck "Ignore other Applications"

If that doesn't work you can try to unregister and re-register Excel by entering the commands below into your RUN prompt. This will re-write some registry values that may have been corrupted

Click the Windows START button and select RUN then type each of the following commands one by one (you may need to change the path below to reflect the true path to your Excel.exe file)

"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\Excel.exe" /unregserver
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\Excel.exe" /regserver

Regards,
Rollin
 

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I have windows xp...When i try to open a saved excel document (excel 2003) under my documents it shows an hour glass but never opens up. One time it gave me a message saying can not find file, error... A few months back i downloaded a free 30 day trial of microsoft office 2010 (which of course has expired). I think this may have something to do with it. I have tried to remove the Microsft 2010 from control panel but it only restarts my computer and never takes it off. I can open microsoft excel 2003, but once it is saved i can not reopen it.
 

A:Can't open saved excel documents,etc..

"This could happen if the installation process did not complete when you tried to install a new program or the uninstall process did not go through as expected. Or it is quite possible that the previously installed Office program installation files has got corrupted."

The older version of excel is conflicting with the newer version. Hope this helps.

Click the following link and select office 2010:

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/fix-cannot-uninstall-office-2003-2007-or-2010-from-control-panel
 

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My 2000 MS Word stopped opening the documents I have on file. The error message : "There was a problem sending the command to the program" keeps coming up after the document tries to open. I can create and save documents, but then cannot open them to view the content. This started after the removal of roaming defender spyware by SpyHunter software. I don't have any files blocked by SpyHunter and still have the issue with Word with SpyHunter deactivated.I am wondering if a file got removed in the spyware clean up and removal?

A:Word 2000 will not open word documents

Does anybody have any ideas on this problem. I really need to be able to get my documents to open. Re-install of office doesn't help. I am not sure if I am allowed to post to my own topic, if not, I apologize. Thank you to anyone who has any ideas.

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Right after a series of Microsoft updates, I can no longer open any word files in My Documents by double clicking. To open them I have to right click and then click open. Running Windows XP Media Center version 2002 SP3 and using Word 2003 SP# from Office Basic Edition. Any solutions?
 

A:Word documents will not open in My Documents

Likely, you need to reset the file association. Here's an article that explains exactly how to do that.
http://www.officearticles.com/misc/files_dont_open_when_double-clicked_in_microsoft_office.htm
 

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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
 

A:Net Word Doc Open/Save

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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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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I made a topic quite a long time ago, with little response from this community.. I've decided to download desktop recording software and take a video clip of the error..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy397wnN4HM

I've tried downloading recommended updates from Windows, I've tried repairing the installation, I've tried reinstalling Office 2007, I've tried repairing the program internally, I've tried many other solutions, with no progression.

Any help towards a solution would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks.
 

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Whenever I open Word, a document automatically loads into the program. I tried several things including: Rebooted; cleared RAM; erase document from all folders; reinstalled Word. Nothing seems to work!! Please Help!
 

A:Word: Documents Automatically Open on Launch

Close Word.
Find and rename the file(s) called normal.dot to abnormal.dot.
Open Word.
 

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My system: Windows 98SE, Word 2000, Excell 2000, OE 6 IE 6, Quicken 2004. For about two weeks Word and Excell take about l0 minutes each to open. Any document in either takes 5-10 minutes to open. Tried every which way. OE takes 3-4 minutes. IE and Quicken open ok. To reach my dial-up connection is normal. Have had system over 4 years. Nothing like this ever before. Took machine to local repair shop. they said it works fine there. Then I discovered by chance if I disable Norton Security (2004, personal firewall and antivirus, while I work off-line (dialup connection closed) everything works fine. But if I leave the Norton programs on, while working off line, it is all as above. One other thing. When Norton is on, and I open Word or a document, in lower left corner of screen, while this wait time is going on, is message about checking with antivirus. I have checked with Norton via email support, but no response as yet. Have not tried to check with Microsoft.
How may I leave Norton on, and/or avoid all this nuisance, and go about my work?
Thank you for your advice.
Geezer77
 

A:Word, Excell and all documents slow to open

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Problem 1: When I try to open Word documents, Word will open but then tell me "The file <blah> is not available." I can still open the documents using other applications, such as Microsoft Works, so I know it's not a problem with the file.

Problem 2: When I click the lovely X to close Microsoft Word, I get a popup that says "The file Normal already exists. Do you want to replace the existing file?" It doesn't matter if I click Yes, No, or Cancel, it then opens the "Save As" window, with the folder being "Templates." So I hit cancel and then I get another popup that says "Changes have been made that affect the global template, Normal. Do you want to save those changes?" I hit No (I've also tried Yes) and it finally closes. And then I cry myself to sleep.

Any suggestions at all? I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling Microsoft Office, but that doesn't fix it. Thanks for reading all this.

A:Microsoft Word 03 - Won't Open Documents; Won't close right

Please click here for information. Let us know if that doesn't fix the problem.~67~

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How do I stop these ghost files from appearing? This never used to happen before in the past.

Files normally start with a $~

Thanks.

A:Ghost files when I open Word Documents

That is just a temp file that office creates. Change your folder options to don't show hidden files




Have a look here

Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide

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For the past few months I have noticed that Word is taking longer to start and open documents. I have looked for fixes on the internet but to date have come up blank. Can anyone suggest how to diagnose and resolve the issue?

A:Word Slow to load and open documents

Hello and welcome to TSF

What version of Office is it?

What secruity programs do you have installed? (I ask because alot of virus scanners scan a word document before opening.)

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I have Word 2002 which is part of MS Works (came pre-installed), and I have MS office Pro 2000. They all work great except that it seems like Word is getting slower and slower to open and close documents. Most of theses documents are in the 20 to 60 KB in size and have one small graphic, the company logo.

A document takes about 6-7 seconds to open and about 6 seconds to close. It seems like they are getting slower.

My computer is clean, no viruses, no spyware or malware. I use disk cleanup and defrag regularly. I have 256 MB ram, P4 1.7 Gh, 40 Gb hard drive with 69 % unused. I wondered if more ram would help. OS is XP Home. I have AVG antivirus, Zone Alarm Pro, Spywareguard, Palm Hot Sync, CookieWall running all the time. Everything else is fast on my computer except Word.

Any ideas and advice welcome. Thank you.
 

A:Word documents open and close very slow

Try Office Experts Word troubleshooting, only do the steps until it works right, but you may need to do at least 3 and 5.

Also, if you have a recent Norton, there's a setting in there (under Misc?) that scans Office documents when you open them. Turn it off.
 

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