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

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

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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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hey guys, i've got like 7 documents i need to look at. i was wondering if it's possible for me to open all of them at once instead of opening them individually?

thanks
 

A:Microsoft Word: How to open multiple documents at once?

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I'm a high school student whose been using Word 2001 on Vista for about 2 years without any problems. Recently, however, I couldn't open Word at all, it would just have that image of Word and "this product is liscenced to..." I later went online trying to find a solution and found out that I should delete the normal.dot templates. So I deleted the files normal.dot, normal11.dot, and a normal that looked like it came from the office 2007 trial (Microsoft Office Word Macro-Enabled Template). Well, this allowed me to open Word and save files. However, I can't open any saved files. Is there any solution to this? Thanks, I'm not particularly good with computers.
 

A:Microsoft Word 2001 won't open any documents

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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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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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Hi,
I can not open ms Word documents by double-clicking on them anymore, When ever I do so I get a mesage saying: "There was a problem sending the command to the program."
I do get the Word window open but there is nothing in it. I have tried this with .doc, .docx and .txt files and I get the same thing.
But I can open files if I first open word and then go to Open and select a document from there, but not by double clicking.
I am using Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit and Microsoft Office Word 2007, can anyone help me?
 

A:Can not open documents in Microsoft Office Word 2007

Open Word, go to the Office Orb, then Resources, and then "Run Microsoft Office Diagnostics.

This will check out the install and do a repair if needed. You will need to the "Office cache" file on the hard drive or have the Office CD handy, if it is needed.
 

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I remember having deleted my Microsoft Office 2007 trial and now I can't find some of my previous word documents that I remember saving on my computer.

Is my suspicion true?
 

A:Does installing Microsoft Word 2007 delete word documents?

saiz said:


Is my suspicion true?Click to expand...

I don't think so. Try installing OpenOffice.org 3.0 and you'll be able to open those files.
 

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Microsoft Word Is Under A Hack Attack: Do Not Open Documents Named '.RTF' By Julie Bort March 25, 2014 Microsoft Corp. on Monday issued an emergency security warning saying that hackers have found a way to booby-trap certain common Word files with the .rtf extension. Microsoft says it's aware of attacks going on now, but there's no fix yet to stop the hackers. It's working on a way to stop the bug.The only way to be sure your computer won't get infected is not to open a document with the .rtf file extension until Microsoft says it's fine to do so. This is the worst kind of attack. A hacker who manages to get you to open a booby-trapped file can gain control of your computer. From there, the hacker can do all kinds of things. For instance, the hacker can turn your computer into a so-called zombie by putting it on an illegal botnet. That means hackers can use your computer as part of a bigger network of computers to do all kinds of illegal things — like send spam, spread viruses, and commit fraud.Edit: Moved topic from Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs to the more appropriate forum, since this is not a request for malware assistance.~ Animal

A:WARNING: Microsoft Word Is Under A Hack Attack: Do Not Open Documents Named '.RT

This specific subject has already been reported here 2 days ago: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/528746/microsoft-announces-vulnerability-when-viewing-rtf-documents-in-word/Please continue any discussion regarding the issue in the original news topic. To avoid confusion and duplication of comments this topic is closed.

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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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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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I have an Acer Aspire 4740G laptop, running MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, with Intel Core i5 CPU M 430 @ 2.27 GHz, and 2 GB RAM. I have AVG Antivirus Free Edition 2014 installed.

I have many problems and get error messages when I try to open a MS Word document or try to get MS Word program to open.

Problem #1 and Error message #1:

I cannot get past the first orange screen that says "Microsoft Word 2007". It hangs indefinitely. Error message: "There was a problem sending the command to the program."

Problem #2:

I tried to open a MS Word document with LibreOffice. It opened the first MS Word document but hanged indefinitely when I tried to open another MS Word document.

Problem #3:

I tried opening a MS Word document using MS Publisher; it had problems and hanged indefinitely.

Problem #4 and Error message #2:

I tried to create a document in MS Publisher using MS Word features (import) but it gave an error message: "Microsoft Office Publisher is connecting to printer Microsoft XPS Document Writer to get print capabilities and settings information." This hanged indefinitely.

Problem #5:

After I had imported MS Word features into MS Publisher, when I tried to use MS Publisher itself, the pull-down menus were all empty. Why were they empty? What happened there? It never happened before.

Problem #6:

I searched Windword.exe using Start > and I typed this in the Search box:

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A:I can't open Microsoft Word 2007 program and document

Hi Faridah, Welcome to Seven forums.

Lot of errors there.

Try this for starters. Fix MS Word.

Also, try to run MS Word after unchecking the option "Run as Administrator".

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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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Can anyone help me out?

I click on microsoft word to try and open it and it doesn't even make an attempt to open. My word files also won't open. They are there, but just don't open.
Any ideas??

Thanks in advance!
~Rob
 

A:Microsoft word and word doccuments won't open

May be virus problem
 

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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?
 

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I have just transitioned from Windows 7 32bit to Windows 764bit and now I have Windows 10 64 up and running.
I need to install all my .doc files (my documents) to Microsoft Word so that I can read them. I can read all the file names but unable to read any text so I presume that they now have to be somehow placed in Microsoft Word which I have also installed.

A:how get my documents into Microsoft Word.

Not sure what you mean install into Microsoft Word. Were they made in Microsoft Word ? Did you upgrade to a newer version of Word since these .doc were made ? Usually right click the .doc and select open with, but if made in Word it will open in Word, Microsoft Word Pad will also open these.

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Hello

I use microsoft word a lot for a project of my. I save my files as an html document so I can view the information with a web browser. I used different fonts (face, size) for various things and also highlighting. Since Friday, I have been having a problem with this program. I would look at my document in Mozilla Firefox and make the necessary changes using word. When I open word, all of a sudden, the document would be highlighted in yellow and the font faces of some of the data have been shifted around. (I assume I am using "font face" correctly, for example Arial and Times Roman etc.)

The only way to change my documents back to how they should be is manually changing the fonts and having to go in "styles and formating" in the format menu. In here the description of the highlighting is "clear (yellow)" instead of yellow.

I have reinstalled microsoft office, however this didn't change a thing.

Does anyone know what's wrong with the program/computer and how to fix it?
 

A:Microsoft word changes the formating in my documents.

Welcome to the forum.

Try using "Web Page Preview" from the "File" menu to preview the file without saving it. Without seeing the file I cannot really deduce (figure out) what is going wrong with it.
Can you please zip up the file and post it as an attachment under the advanced editing portion of the post via the button "Manage Attachments?"
 

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Hi There

Thank you so much for helping me with my query.

I was wondering if anyone can please advise me on how to access Microsoft Word and all my documents? If I click on the icon or documents, it comes up with this response:


I don't know why or how this has happened? My husband said he tried to download ITunes onto the computer and it didn't work properly. I have tried to uninstall some programs but it doesn't seem to be working. Any assistance you can provide is greatly appreciated.

Thanks again.
Kind Regards,
Felicity
 

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I have an HP computer with Office Starter 2010 pre-installed. I have since installed Office Professional Plus 2010. Documents continue to open to Office Starter instead of Word. How do I set documents to open to Word all the time? I have tried setting the properties of file to open with Word and check marking for all files, but it keeps returning to Office Starter.

A:Microsoft Word 2010 Documents

I would guess go to Uninstall a program and see if there's two versions of Office showing and uninstall starter.

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Hi, my folder containing my correspondence (letters written) are all Word documents. However, if I try to open them, an error message box comes up saying 'Word cannot start the converter mswrd632.'

Then a page is displayed, which seems to be in computer symbols and not text. I am given options of Windows default, MS Dos and Other. The box shows windows as the option in use.

That is about all I can say. I would appreciate any advice to correct this problem. Many thanks, Graham.
 

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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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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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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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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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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 started a new word document today and the font is too small to read. I restored my computer to a week ago, and problem still exists. font is o.k. on all other programs. Does anyone know how to correct this? thanks. ruthearlene

A:Font on Microsoft Word documents error

On the word page there should be a "font" number size in the top task bar. Chose the font you like...

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When I try and open a saved document, the window freezes and stops responding. After about 5 minutes, it corrects itself and Microsoft Word opens, however not the document, which takes another few minutes to load. What is causing this? I have tried opening documents in Powerpoint and they work okay so it just seems to be Word 2007 that the problem is with.

A:Microsoft Word Hangs On Opening Documents

Did you try to uninstall office and re-install?

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Hello,

I was trying to clean up my computer and was running various spyware and adware programs when I noticed everytime I open a Word Document a prompt opens which begins to download Microsoft Office.

Please help. I thank you very much in advance.

Halfahotdog

A:Word Documents Install Microsoft Office

Do you mean that the office program on your computer attempts to open?
What malware are you trying to remove? What are the symptoms?
What program(s) have you used to remove the malware?

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hi! i think i got a virus that norton doesn't detect i borrowed a flash drive from a friend, and ran a virus check, which came out clean. then i ran some word documents, that weirdly had *.src extensions. some didn't open, others did. so anyway, after using it, and removing the flashdrive, i noticed that there was a "Microsoft Word Document" icon. and since i like my desktop clean, i deleted it, only for it to reappear after 2 seconds. then i right clicked it, and among the choices are: test, configure, install. and i just checked now it seems like all my files have those choices... what's wrong? and can my files be salvaged? HELP, please!!! i just thought it was the file on my desktop, now it looks like all my microsoft word files are like that!!!!!
 

A:Solved: microsoft word documents with src extensions

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I have tried to delete the normal.dot files and nothing comes up. I searched the files and folders on the c: I originally had office 2007 and it wasnt working properly and now recently I upgraded to office 2010 and it still doesnt operate properly please help I am at my wits end.
 

A:Microsoft Word Not opening saved documents

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i have no used my words for over 3 months bcuz it was summer and it was not needed for school. so i started school and i was typin up a paper, then saved n noticed that it keeps freezing and shuttin off. i went to look online and it seems others have had the same problem, however, most of the advice given was no use to me. i cudnt do or find on the computer wad the directions directed. so can anyone PLEASE help me so i can fix this. i can still resave other saved documents when i revise them, just cannot save new documents. the same thing happens with Microsoft outlook. i would greatly appreciate all the help. and if someone resolved my issue, i can guarantee you that you'll be blessed for working so hard to help me out. thanks so much!
 

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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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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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 Cannot open any documents in Word Starter.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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ALL WORD DOCS IN MY DOCUMENTS WERE CHANGED TO WORD PAD, WHEN I ADDED WORD DOC COMPOSED ON ANOTHER PC.
I ADDED THEM FROM A DISK. ALTHOUGH THE DISKETTE WAS BAND NEW, BOTH PCS WERE FOUND FREE OF VIRUSES (NORTON/BEFORE AND AFTER CREATION AND ADDITION OF NEW DOCS), I STILL CAN'T USE MOST OF 'MY DOCUMENTS'. THE FEW DOCS I CAN USE, ARE IN WORD PAD--I CAN PRINT THEM OUT-NOT EDIT, AND NOT USE HYPERLIKS. 9EXCEPTION: I CAN RIGHT CLICK AND BOOK MARK SHORTER URLS, AND ACCESS THAT WEB SITE ON A SECOND TRY.)
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THESE DOCUMENTS ARE A KIND OF FILE CABINET AND I NEED THEM.  I ALSO NEED TO PRACTICE ON MS OFFICE APPS TO GET A BETER JOB, AND I CAN'T PRACTICE CREATING AND EDITING WORD DOCUMENTS, IF EVERYTHING AUTOMATICALLY BECOMES 'WORD PAD'


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