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How do you open a document in Google Drive?

Question: How do you open a document in Google Drive?

I have a ton of docs in GD, but when I go to open them remotely, they will come up, but I can't "open" them and work on them. That is, they will open in the GD window, I can read them, there's a print option, etc, but you can't just open it in Word, say, so you can work on it.

This has to be simple, but I'm confused.

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I have a MS word created form given to me by an authority,

The employer I work for, do not have MS Word nor PDF file opener on their computer (Pathetic I know)
My request for it falls in deaf ears!!
I here with attach the form I am struggling to edit in under google document.
Is there any trick I am missing?
Any help would be appreciated
Thanking you

Answer:How could I open a MS Word in Google document using IE11

Is this website any help for you.

Top 5 reasons for Microsoft fans to dump Google Docs for Office Online | Windows Central

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I am running Windows 7 home premium, with school computers the same, and an Android Razr Maxx.

I have Google Drive and it seems to be sharing docs well....I see them at home, at my work, on the Android phone....however I have this continuing problem: at my work, I go to open a doc or mp3 or PP or whatever from GD. It shows up in Google docs right away....but the file - download function doesn't always work; that is, it often won't allow me to access the original document......sometimes it will just time out and i'll get the "IE was unable to load page" or whatever message that you see when you don't have an internet connection....that happens a lot actually.

Also, I have mp3's in there, and when I try to open them, no dice.

I want to be able to simply open any doc or PP or mp3 in its original form. Sometimes I can, usually I can't, so, big source of wasted time and frustration. To be clear: most of the time, I dump these files into GD from my home computer. Any help appreciated!
 

Answer:Google Drive document-opening problems

To be clear: my work is my classroom, where I have a laptop running Win 7.
 

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How do I put an OpenOffice documenbt on to a flash drive? thats all you need to know. What more do you need?

Answer:How do you put an Open Office document on to a flash drive?

Hi RobertPickering,Open the the location where the documents are present.Example: My DocumentsRight Click on the document > select Send To > removable device(name of the flash drive)Thanks & RegardsManshu S#iworkfordell

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Simply it was there as an icon and syncs.
I then opened folder 'documents' properties, and reassigned location to be under c:\users\tricia\Google Drive.
Win10 copied all the files and they were synced to google drive on the web site.
But the icon for google drive vanished.

Here is a picture, it no longer appears, is this normal?
What would happen if I revert the location back to default target ?

Online instruction to do this.
How to: Automatically Backup My Documents Folder To Google Drive

It is working, but the danger is if someone deletes your files on google drive, it will sync back to your pc and delete them too. It is very convenient. To do it the stock way, means you have double files on your PC.

Can google drive be configured to only sync forward, not backwards?

Answer:google drive icon gone after moved document folder location to Gdrive

Browse to C:\Users\Trish and see if the Google Drive icon is listed there. If not, press the Find Target button.

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I use one drive to backup my excel spreadsheets for my small business. I do all the changes on my laptop, save a copy to one drive, then my husband is able to access the spreadsheets from his ipad while he is on the road. What happens if he has a spreadsheet open on his iPad at the same time that I am saving an updated version to one drive?

Answer:Can I save a document update to one drive while the prior version is open on another device?

technically the updated verion should sync. Unless your husband makes changes to the existing or open sheet and saves it after you have done your changes it might update to the last one. Try one sample document to your needs and see how you go? YMMV

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I am running XP and Word 2000 and Nortons. Word will crash if you leave the document open for a while (there is no specific time frame) and then select close (icon). The error - Microsoft Word for Windows has encountered a problem and needs to close. The details are: AppName: winword.exe
appver 9.0.0.3822
Modname: kernel32.dll
modvers: 5.1.26002180
offset 0001eb33

This has pretty much happened since I got this laptop. I have reformatted and reinstalled everything (due to another problem) and still have the same problem with word. I have used the same CD on other computers to install word and they do not have the same problem.

I use a variety of templates and plain documents in my work and can not pin point it to one template.

If you leave Word open with a document (no matter what size) and come back to it later this is when the problem happens. I started to get around it my saving first then closing, but this no longer works. The save completes and then I select Close and this is when it happens - you get the dreaded pause and then you hear the whirl of the computer and then you get the Microsoft Word for Windows has encountered a problem and needs to close. Firstly I could put up with it but is now just a nusiance.
 

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When I open a saved word document or New blank document, the document is filled with columns or checks fully filled in the document.
How can I avoid this? How to modify the settings. Thanks in advance.

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Hi,

I work at a small non-profit and we have updated two computers with new computers running Windows 7. We use MS Word 2003. I have checked all threads on forum related to this issue, but nothing seems to correct our problem. I would be grateful for any help.

Description of issue: With a Word document open, one should be able to click "File" > "Send To" > Mail Recipient As Attachment", or any of the other mail options, and have the email composition window of Thunderbird pop up. What happens is that Word is attempting to send the attachment via Windows Live Mail. The computer basically freezes. If you try and abort or get out of Word, and error pops up stating you can't close Word until the email has been sent. Finally, you have to force a shut down of the computer.

Internet Explorer shows Thunderbird as default email client. I have check all of the other obvious places for setting the default email client, but I can't seem to find a conflict anywhere on the computer showing Windows Live Email as default client.

As a side note, this employee was using Outlook Express as their email client prior to the computer upgrade and all setting were imported into Windows Live Mail, which was initially used. The employee did not like Windows Live Mail, so I installed Thunderbird. It is used as the default email client and the only issue has been with Word. Additionally, I know that the document could be sent from Windows Explorer by right-cli... Read more

Answer:Can't send Word Document via Thunderbird from open document

Might try uninstalling Word, then reinstalling it.
 

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Dear all previously i have posted for Trojan issue and subsequently received responses from your team on time Now i am interested to know or get rid of issue with word 2003, installed in windows home basic 7 platform.......I work in several Word 2003 documents (on Windows 7 platform) at the same time. When I open the first document it stays open (maximized). If I open a second document, the document opens, but then immediately minimizes down to the task bar. Same result if I open a third document. If I click on the minimized documents to open them again, they open and stay open. why I am seeing a button for each open document in the Task Bar. with Thanks 

Answer:word document minimizes on taskbar if i open second document!!

Right-click on the START button - Properties - Taskbar - Group Similar Taskbar Buttons

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Hi,
I have problem, when I put link to .XPS document in MS word document, i can't open this link, nothing hapens , links to other file types works fine. XPS document opens without problem with IE when opening file from folder. I tried to lower security setings in IE hidden security zone "my computer" , but this wont help. There is no problem in Windows 7 with xps links. But i need it to work in Vista. I think it's some kind of security problems. Any ideas ?

Vindows Vista32 SP2
MS Office 2007 SP2

Answer:Can't open .XPS document link from word document

Will this be any help:http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/xps/viewxps.mspx

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Save to Google Drive allows you to save any web content directly to your Google Drive through the context menu of the browser.

In the settings you can choose where the contents get saved, I recommend navigating to your Google Drive and creating a new folder for all Saves with this extension which makes it easier to organise later. Or you can change the location from the dialog that appears once complete.

You can save all types of contents including;
- documents (pdf / docx)
- images
- webpages including HTML5 audio and video (html / webp / webm)
- audio and video (mp3 / mp4)
- archives
- software (exe / msi)
and much more!

Simply right-click over the image or link contents and Save to Google Drive.

As seen below, Save Link to Google Drive will save the executable to the cloud.


No downloading or re-uploading required to Google Drive.

This extension has been available for many years, it's not new, but most may overlook it's abilities.
 

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I installed Windows 8.1 today and I installed Google Drive client on it. But I can't get to open the program. I tried many ways to open its exe file but it doesn't launch. Is there any incompatibility of it with Windows 8.1? Please help.
 

Answer:Google Drive client won't open

Others are having the issue too, have you tried running in Compatibility Mode?

I tried to run both web and offline (30mb) installer in SBIE, but neither installed.

PS: Google doesn't like Microsoft. It's a known fact, since Google blocks Youtube playback on WP devices.
 

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I recently bought a small 11" laptop to use remotely when I'm out of pocket. It doesn't have a hard drive, only 32gb of flash memory. That's ok, but I really want to minimize what I transfer to the memory. But hey, it's 2016 and we have the cloud, right? So on my main laptop I have the Google Drive app installed, and it automatically places a copy of everything in my local Google Drive file on the Google cloud drive. For my tiny no-HD laptop, I'd rather access files on the cloud and not create another copy of all the files on this laptop. I noticed in apps when I File-Open, the dialog has local files, a tab for Network files, and even a tab for OneDrive. But no generic cloud files or a specific Google Drive entry.

Is it possible to add Google Drive to that dialog, or in some other easy way access cloud files that are NOT on OneDrive. I can't really install Google Drive desktop since it will create copies of all the files and I don't have room for that.

Steve

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Internet works fine on every device on my home network except my PC (details below).  Works just fine on 2 iMacs, 2 iPhones, a laptop, and iPad.
 
However, when I use my PC, for the last few months I have noticed that:
 
In Chrome Version 31.0.1650.63 m, I cannot access anything Google related, I get "This webpage is not available." Error code: ERR_FAILED
 
In Internet Explorer Version 9.0.8112.16421 64-bit, I cannot access anything Google related, I get "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage".
 
Google Drive Sync also brings up a dialog box to sign in that says it cannot load and acts as though I am not connected to the internet.
 
But I can successfully go to any site using Firefox.  I have been "getting by" using Firefox for the last month or so but it is getting frustrating.  When I searched last month (before I got frustrated and stopped trying to fix the problem), it seemed that many other people were having similar issues that were malware-related, which is what leads me to this forum.
 
I use Kaspersky PURE 3.0 and Microsoft Security Essentials, and I have attempted to find/remove/fix malware/rootkits/etc using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, TDSSKiller, CCleaner, AVG, and a number of other programs.  I have tried flushing my DNS cache and tried reconfiguring my router.  Nothing has fixed this issue.
 
Any help you can provide is VERY appreciated.
 
DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
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Answer:cannot open most websites in chrome or IE, cannot log in to google drive

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I recently bought a small 11" laptop to use remotely when I'm out of pocket. It doesn't have a hard drive, only 32gb of flash memory. That's ok, but I really want to minimize what I transfer to the memory. But hey, it's 2016 and we have the cloud, right? So on my main laptop I have the Google Drive app installed, and it automatically places a copy of everything in my local Google Drive file on the Google cloud drive. For my tiny no-HD laptop, I'd rather access files on the cloud and not create another copy of all the files on this laptop. I noticed in apps when I File-Open, the dialog has local files, a tab for Network files, and even a tab for OneDrive. But no generic cloud files or a specific Google Drive entry.

Is it possible to add Google Drive to that dialog, or in some other easy way access cloud files that are NOT on OneDrive. I can't really install Google Drive desktop since it will create copies of all the files and I don't have room for that.

Steve

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Huracan said:


Others are having the issue too, have you tried running in Compatibility Mode?

I tried to run both web and offline (30mb) installer in SBIE, but neither installed.

PS: Google doesn't like Microsoft. It's a known fact, since Google blocks Youtube playback on WP devices.Click to expand...

Not working for me either on new laptop 8.1 - fine on 7 ultimate. just having to do it longhand via google sign in. Don't like the new windows 8.1 - its 'all over the place' - my husband will never be able to use it!
 

Answer:Google Drive client won't open on Windows 8.1

I have moved your post to a new thread.

Could you clarify if Google Drive client won't open (as in the thread you originally posted), or are you having an issue with installing Google Drive to your PC?

As of 10 minutes ago, I did install Google Drive on Windows 8.1 Update, 64-bit and everything is working.
 

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I am sure this is not the first time, but does Google Doc/Drive support Excel Spreadsheet?? I have been trying to open some Excel file my coworker emailed to me via my gmail and can't open it using Google doc/drive. Also, is there any provider provides services like Cloud where I can upload and share files with friends and coworkers? I heard Amazon Cloud and MSN and want to stay with Google but if Google has all these restrictions and others don't, I better switch over. Thank you in advance for any reply.
Linda
 

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ZIP Extractor allows you to unzip (extract or decompress) files in Google Drive.

The ZIP file can come from your computer or from Google Drive.
You can choose which files in the ZIP file to extract.
After extracting the ZIP file, you can share the extracted files with others
 

Answer:ZIP Extractor for Google Drive - Free and Open-Source

Pcloud has this function inbuilt. Every cloud storage should have this, if they intent cloud storage to replace external HDDs then they should always provide all the file operation functions.
 

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I have a windows 7 computer HP and when I went to open a microsoft works doc it said I had to do a couple of things like to except works and I did and it opened them no problem.

My friend has a new windows 7 e-machine and went to open the same wps document on his and it gives no option for works and you can;t open it with notepad or wordpad and he hasn't go microsoft ofc, I tried loading the microsoft converter pack but it didn't help he just has like 3 documents that were make in works and we need to be able to get them open, what can I use to optn them with? isn't there just a simple wps converter program like there is for word excel etc??
 

Answer:Solved: need to open a wps document and can't find anything to open it

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I wrote a letter with clipart. When I backspaced accidentally, the clip art disappeared and the document is now locked. How do I unlock the document?

Answer:how to open locked document in open ofice

... and the programme you are using is ? Without this information it is difficult to provide help>

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Please help me. My laptop won't open any google related websites including gmail, google, google maps etc. The most annoying one is gmail as that is my email provider. All other websites appear to be fine.

When I try to go onto google I get the error message "Internet explorer cannot display the webpage" Diagnose a connection problem but there is no connection problem as all other non google websites work.

The other error I get is "the address is not valid" when it clearly is.

Please help me as this problem is driving me mad.

Thanks,
Karen


The address is not valid


Most likely causes:
There might be a typing error in the address.
If you clicked on a link, it may be out of date.
Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage


What you can try:

Diagnose Connection Problems

[IMG]res://ieframe.dll/down.png[/IMG] More information

Answer:My laptop won't open any google related websites inc google, gmail, google maps etc

Someone please help as I am not doing anything stupid like writing the link wrong or using an old link

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Hi
I can not open a pdf document when word is open. Could you help?

Answer:Cannot open a PDF document when Word is open

Which programs are you using ?
I assume "word" means Microsoft?s Word 2010 / 2013...?

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When I try to open a .docx document, it will not oen and I get a new MS Word window that opens and it says "The disk is full. Free some space on this drive, or save the document on another disk" There is no way my hard drive is full. This is a 22 KB document. I was able to save the .docx document to a flash drive, but this is cumbersome. Any thoughts?

Answer:When I try to open a .docx document, it will not open

What version of MS Word are you using? 2007 or 2010?Are you getting the same error message when opening ANY .docx file? Or just this particular .docx file?Also: https://answers.yahoo.com/question/...

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I was working on a document (word 2003) and received an error message that it had to close. I had previously saved it to my flash drive. Now I can not find it when I go to "open" in Word but it is listed on the right side of open page. I click on it and get "error tying to open file". Also when I try to remove flash drive i get "device can not be stopped now"
I'm afraid to do anything in case my document can still be retrived.
Thanks
higsus

Answer:help! can't open my document

Welcome to TSF!

Word might not have released the file when it closed. That would prevent you from stopping the flash drive for removal.

Word should have opened a temp file that it uses, so the original should be safe, but there is no guarantee.

I would first open Windows Explorer/My Computer and see if you can copy the file from the flash drive to your hard drive.
Open Task Manager (right click the Taskbar, click Task Manager) and see if Word is listed on the Application tab (as Microsoft Word), or on the Processes tab (Click the Image Name column to sort alphabetically, will be listed as WINWORD.EXE) If it is, highlight it and click the End Task/End Process button. Now try to stop and remove the flash drive.

You can also just restart Word, it may be able to recover from right where you left off.

HTH

Jerry

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In the past my coworker was using Corel Wordperfect 7. Recently he upgraded to Wordperfect 8 and created some files. However, he did not like the upgrade because he encounter some errors, so he remove/uninstall WP8 and reinstalled WP7. Now, when he try to open the file It ask for WP8 program. I try to "save" as Wordperfect7 type and still would not open. How can I change the attribute on the icon to open as WP7.

Thanks.
 

Answer:Cannot open *.wpd document

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Hi, I have Win98SE, Adobe Reader 6.0, Use IE-not sure which version. The problem is that I cannot open a PDF doc from the web. When I click to open it , I get a hand with a red "X' on it where my cursor was.

Any help will be greatly appreciated!
 

Answer:cannot open pdf document from web

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I messed up and forgot my password for an ods document. Is there any way to retrieve the document or password?

Answer:Open ods document

I'm afraid the Forum Rules won't allow us to provide any help with bypassing lost passwords, as there is no way to determine the actual circumstances.

I'll have to close the thread, thanks for understanding.

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Question: Cant open document

Hi Gang,

My sister has been sent a file regarding planning permission in the area she lives.

For some reason, she cannot read the file, she has sent me the file to open and i'm not having much luck either.

The file is approx 855kb in size and i believe it is a HTML document, i have tried opening it in Internet Explorer with no luck....

Am i allowed to attach it here and see if any of you chaps or ladies can do it?

I'd thought i'd ask before just doing it....

Thanks
 

Answer:Cant open document

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how to open a tax file with a.d10 or .d09 ext

Answer:can't open a document with a .d10 ext

I'm not familiar with either of those file extensions. What program was used to create them, do you know?

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I am running Windows XP Home Edition and Office 97. When I open a document I get a message that a document with the same name is already open, you cannot open two documents with the same name. Any ideas???

Answer:Document already open

Did read once about the reason for this. If you click OK and the dialog box disapears then don't worry - just carry on. I get this from time to time with Excel and this is what I do. Bit of a nuisance but no problem

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I send out a PDF formatted newsletter on a mass mailing via e-mail. One of the recipients suddenly cannot open the document. They have checked the Microsoft firewall is off (classes PDF documents as liable to corrupt the computer!) and have Adobe Reader 7 installed. Up to now no problems reported with earlier mailings and I have not used anything different in converting the original Word document. I am told that there have been no alterations to their computer set up for some time.Would a virus cause this or is there something else that I am missing in the problem? Any thoughts gratefully received.

Answer:Cannot open PDF document

If its just one person that cannot open it then obviously the problem is on their end.What I would suggest initially is to send it to them again and see if it works the second time if not then ask them to delete and reinstall Abobe and see what that does.If everyone else gets it fine and only one person doesn't then the problem has to be their computer and not anything you have done.

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I've received a document with photos in it but can't open it. It says it is an .ink document.Can anyone help please?

Answer:How can I open a .ink document?

if you google .lnk file viewer you can download a viewer for it.

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made up a resume saved it to desktop and now getting message C:\users\brian\desktop\brian potter 2011 resume.wpshow do I open this????????

Answer:can't open wps document

What is the message you see when you double-click on it? You've provided the file path, but not the error message.

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I recently typed up a document in wordpad and saved it as a rich text document (RTF). Now I can't find a program on my computer that will open it. When I try to open it with wordpad, I get a message that says "invalid system 32 file." HELP!!! Any help is greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Help Me Open This Document

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I have a scrambled document written on notepad with a .odt ending and I can not open.

Answer:Can not open document

.ODT Open Office Writer text file. They are several word processors that can open this file.

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I have nevewr had any problems opening attachments be it Word or Excel but all of a sudden I try to open a Word document and it opens with Real player! I deleted RP completely but still I can't open it with anything!! The extension is .docx. Any ideas please.When was the last time you did something for the first time?

Answer:Can't open a Word document

Sounds like your file type association may be messed up, look here:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307859MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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I don't know what app to use to open a document in windows 10 where I can copy and paste off of it. I read it was Microsoft Edge, wrong.

Answer:Which app should I use to open a document so I can copy and

I don't believe Win 10 itself has such an app. Sometimes your computer manufacturer will have included something. Otherwise you need a package such as Word or equivalent. WordPad might open it a\s text but it is likely to be punctuated with some unreadable characters.This freebie will do it (and more besides):http://www.kingsoftstore.com/Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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Hello sir,I copied a word document in a pen drive from pc and opened it in another pc but it does not open and displaying a window showing 1. windows 2. ms-dos 3. default. and it showing a .docx. file. More over i tried to convert it in .doc but it showing a message that the ".exe format "will not convert.

Answer:how to open a .docx. document in .doc?

First of all go to "Control Panel > Folder Options > View tab" and make sure the blob is in "Show hidden files, folders and drives".Recheck the file extension to make sure there is not an "exe" showing. If so it is likely a virus.Doc and docx are quite different. Docx is a compressed file and requires the right program. What Word Processor program are you using (give its year too if Microsoft)? Depending on your answer we can then advise you.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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user does not have access privelges (followed by filepath of document)i used to open these docs ok and have not done anything with them!any ideas would be greatly appreciated as these are invoices for my customers.thanks for any help

Answer:word cannot open this document - .........

click here

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MS WORD 2000 under Windows XP.Is there a way to have an existing document open at the bottom or end of the document rather than at the top or beginning?I have a very long document that I continue to add to and each time I open it I have to page down to the end. I am aware that I can execute a "GO TO A PAGE NUMBER" but I would have to remember from one session to the next how many pages there are in the document. Sometimes there are days when I don't work on the document so I don't always remember how many pages I have.

Answer:How to open Word Document at the end.

I don't know about a preset for this, but if you press the End key while holding down the Ctrl key, that will do the trick.

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Hello,My mother just told me about a problem she's been having accessing her documents folder. I looked into it and could not access anything from the documents library. This is the error I get when I try to open the library:But I found the documents folder in the Pictures library:It won't let me put the documents folders back in the library. How can I do this? Thanks in advance.BP

Answer:document library will not open

try this http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/fix-error-library-ms-is-no-longer-working-windows-7/

if its doesnt work I can try to find mine

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-cannot-access-libraries-library-ms-problem-458618.html

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When I open a Word or Excel document I get a message to the effect that the document is already open ....even though it isnt! I am running Word 97 under Win2000. Any ideas as to how I can get rid of this irritating message?Doug

Answer:Document already "open" message

This also appears to be happening with Office 97 applications and XP machines at work. It has only started happening since our IT consultant upgraded all machines with the latest MS updates and service packs. Are Microsoft poisoning their offspring?

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Hello, 
i can't open my docx word document.i'm running office 2007 and i'm clickin all my word documents and getting the same response "the file is not available"! this is happenin with all my saved documents. their format is docx. 
Help me repair my files! 
thanks

Answer:Can't open my 2007 document

Here's a blog article with a few fixes
 
http://file-repair.blogspot.com.au/2012/12/how-to-fix-word-file-error-file-is-not.html

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Somebody has sent me a word pad document which shows as gobbledegook. Is there a way to open it so that I can read it? Thanks.

Answer:How do I open a wps (word pad document)

a wps file is a Microsoft Works file. You would need MS Works to open it or alternatively ask the person who sent it to send it again as an RTF or text file, then word or wordpad will be able to open it.

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My Acer laptop came with Windows 7. My last computers are all with XP. My biggest surprise is my access to My Documents is denied, even though I am the only user, and presumably the administrator.  What's the solution to that?

Answer:Can't open My Document folder-Win 7

Quote from: paulpingpong on July 22, 2010, 07:09:05 PMMy Acer laptop came with Windows 7. My last computers are all with XP. My biggest surprise is my access to My Documents is denied, even though I am the only user, and presumably the administrator.  What's the solution to that?So your saying you cannot access 'my documents'? This seems a little strange. Maybe a language barrier.

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Hi everyone! Gives the error"check the permission to access the document" or "open the file with text recovery Converter". Nothing comes out. Help, please!

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After installing build 10136 in my Lumia 630, i can't find office apps, photos apps due to which i'm not able to view my documents and pictures.

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I just upgraded office 2007 to office 2016. On all of my fils that I made with my older version can be opened with 2016. But if I create a new document with Word 2016 and save it, when I try to open it a message pops up telling me that this is valid only with installed products. When I open it, I do have the option to "open with". I can choose 2016 and it opens. When the option "open with" comes up I would think that there would be another choice that says "always" open with but it doesn't. So nest time I have to go through the same steps to open it.This happens only with Word but not Excel. My OS is windows 10.

Answer:can not open word document

Have you checked Control Panel, Default Programs to see if Word is set for .doc and .docx files?

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Why MS document won't open directly? However indirectly they do. EX: Open MS office then File Tap-Open-Select the document- and it work. Can any body help me?

Answer:why MS document won't Open direclty

Do you mean that they don't open if you double click the file? If so, what do you get, nothing at all or some message?We all live on the same ball.

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Hi. Iím looking for an modern alternative to Spicer Imagination. Spicer is an old program. What is Spicer? Itís a program that opens any kind of document! Instead of having 30 free document viewers, Spicer does it all. However Spicer is old as crap and I know there has to be something better and cheaper out there. Anyone know of such a program?

Thanks!

Jess
[email protected]

Answer:Open EVERY Known DOCUMENT with 1 program

Quote:




Originally posted by jdisney
Hi. Iím looking for an modern alternative to Spicer Imagination. Spicer is an old program. What is Spicer? Itís a program that opens any kind of document! Instead of having 30 free document viewers, Spicer does it all. However Spicer is old as crap and I know there has to be something better and cheaper out there. Anyone know of such a program?

Thanks!

Jess
[email protected]





notepad

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Often get this message when I try to open a document. I tried the suggestions that Microsoft put up but the applications are not familiar to me and one even warned of damage to the system.

So can someone please tell me what this all about as it a private document and I want to retrieve the info in it.

Answer:Cannot open document file

That's a configuration file. You can open it with Notepad to see what's inside. Usually, the content is intuitive, and it usually contains configuration of a program, game, etc., you will be able to edit the configuration easily with Notepad.

These might help you:
http://filext.com/file-extension/CFG
http://www.fileinfo.com/extension/cfg

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Hi,

I'm trying to open a Microsoft Word document using Wordpad (I don't have MS word) and I get this error: "This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down"

This is what I see when I click on details:

WORDPAD caused an invalid page fault in
module MSWRD832.CNV at 0167:0140f6d5.
Registers:
EAX=00000001 CS=0167 EIP=0140f6d5 EFLGS=00010202
EBX=00410000 SS=016f ESP=00fef95c EBP=00fef970
ECX=00410ffe DS=016f ESI=00411001 FS=6597
EDX=00400000 ES=016f EDI=0143bf7c GS=463e
Bytes at CS:EIP:
66 8b 1e 83 c6 02 0f b7 cb 8d 45 fc 50 51 e8 38
Stack dump:
00410938 00000000 0041015a 004206ae 00000008 00fef998 014125b4 004106b0 0041fffe 00000002 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000cd8 0041015a 00fef9dc

I haven't had any problems opening word documents using wordpad before. Any clues on what's wrong or possibly another way to open the document?

Thanks
 

Answer:can't open a word document

It would probably depend on what is in the document you are trying to open. If it has any background macros or code, WordPad may be incapable of opening it.

Do you know anything about the doc?

MBN
 

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I have created New document Template and currently open it by starting WORD and then File New and click the template to open it. I want to set WORD so when I start WORD it opens the new template automaically without all the clicks. I have kind of sussed that it should be made the Normal.doc but dont know how to change normal.doc. Can anyone help with this please.

Answer:Open in a particular New document Template

It's actually normat.dot and depending on your version of Office and Windows (I will assume XP) you will find it at C:\Documents and Settings\Your Name\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates

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I reinstalled Office Home and Student and I no longer can get "Open New Office Document" and "Open Office Document" on the start menu. Any ideas? Thank you.
 

Answer:Open New Office Document

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I am using Windows XP-Home Edition. Is there any way in which I can open a document received as an email attachment which had been created by Excel ?

Answer:How to open an Excel document

click here

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I'm running XP Pro Service Pack 2, with MS Office XP Version 10.0.6789.
I have already modified the registry per kb 918165.

When I try to open a Word document, there are 2 messages which display in succession, and then repeat:
"The language DLL 'VBE6INTL.DLL' could not be found."
"The Visual Basic environment could not be initialized."
Each time, I have sent the error report to MS.

After a few tries, it offers to open Word in safe mode. From there I can modify my document as I intended, but I cannot open a document without going through this.

Can you tell me how to correct this?
 

Answer:Word document won't open

Not sure but next time you open I would "Select All" > Copy and create a new document and paste, save this new copy with a slightly different file name, eg. xxxx1.doc. Often copy and resaving a doc can salvage them to a more "fuctioning
state".

WARNING IF YOU HAVE EXCESSIVE EMBEDDED EDITTING FEATURES WITHIN DOC MAY BE LOST, eg table links, hyperlinks, pictures,etc.

From personal experience, embedded editing can cause doc file size to blow out but also increase likelihood of corruption occuring. If there are many tables, graphs, pictures often best to save them in a sperate doc (if many of these then several seperate files) and call them appendices.
 

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I purchased an HP PC, model a1410n in june 06. It has Windows XP, SP2 and Media
Center Edition 2005. I transferred all my document files to MY Documents on new PC.
I cannot open any of these files. I receive error message "Cannot load Word for Windows 6.0 files. I found the exact error message in Windows data base for XP, SP 2 (article 883090). I followed explicit steps to modify registry to resolve the error. That did not
resolve the problem. The error message still comes up each time I click on one of the document files. I am a novice computer user. I contacted HP tech for assistance since the
software is still under warranty. That was a waste of time. I was referred back to microsoft (above article) or it was suggested to do a "destructive" recovery. I had to return this PC to HP for hardware repair and a complete system recovery was run before I transferred the document files. Any help will be appreciated.
 

Answer:Document Files will not open

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I have received an email with a docx document attached, can anyone tell me how to open and edit it.
Thanks
 

Answer:How do I open a docx document

docx is file format for Microsoft Word for versions 2007 and later. If you have Microsoft 2007 or later, you can open it with Word. WordPad in Windows 8, and maybe Windows 7, will open docx files but certain features may not be displayed because WordPad simply is not designed to create docx files.

If do not have Microsoft Word and your version of WordPad will not open docx files, another option is to download and install LibreOffice and use its word processing component, called Writer, to open docx files.

If you have an older version of Microsoft Office, such as 2003 or XP(2002), you can download a free add-on from Microsoft that will enable those versions of Word to open docx files. See http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=3 for this free add-on.
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5200 @ 2.50GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3901 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G45/G43 Express Chipset (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1), 1822 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 294234 MB, Free - 241957 MB;
Motherboard: Sony Corporation, VAIO
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
It says windows defender disabled and it is on just ran it. weird.
last night scanned document and tried to open it ..it says Remote procedure failed. Husband uses edge. went to services
RPCSS running automatic RPC locator status running start up manual clicked on refresh..still the same.
don't know what to do.
 

Answer:Scanned document will not open

janie030 said:


Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
It says windows defender disabled and it is on just ran it. weird.Click to expand...

Welcome to TSG
The utility program sometimes does that.

if it was an AV scan. try running a system scan with
AdwCleaner
and MalwareBytes

but if the scanned document was saved to word as a doc file. right click the document to open. if the document was saved as pdf open with a program like sumatra.
 

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I have a new computer (Samsung) but, on a legal website I undertake work on, I am now unable to open up a PDF document whereas on my old computer I was. I have spoken to someone at the legal website and was told that it as nothing wrong at their end and perhaps I needed to "allow" the PDF document at my end?
Does anyone know if this is correct? Sorry to be vague.
Thanks,
Joanna

Answer:Unable to open a PDF document

Are you able to view any PDF document? Try this one, it's from the Government site.

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hi anyone any idea how i can open a PIF format document pls.? ive had a email sent to me but its in that format & when i open it i get a load of jargon that makes no sense..?thankx

Answer:PIF document wont open.?

As this says you shouldn't open a .pif file when sent as an attachment, as it can be used to send a virus.click hereI would ask the sender to send it in a different format.

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My Acer laptop came with Windows 7. My last computers are all with XP. My biggest surprise is my access to My Documents is denied, even though I am the only user, and presumably the administrator. What's the solution to that?

Answer:Can't open My Document folder-Win 7

what do you mean denied. What does it say?

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Hello, when i download a form or a document from a web site e,g travel insurance or a receipt or something i have booked:the Pc shows me a 'red icon' which is the microsoft picture library image. When you click on it, it does not open to see the document you have just down loaded. Can any one suggest what has happened or steps to help me change this to view the files? I am on Vista and using M/s office 2003 thankyou.

Answer:File will not open...to see document.

could you be more specific, ??

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Can I open a document that was saved on a mac and sent to me on my windows 7 ?

Answer:how can i open a document saved on a mac

What type of document is it, Word doc, text doc, etc?If you don't have the MS Office suite loaded on your Win 7 computer you could try downloading the Open Office Suite or you can download the Office viewers from Microsoft's website.www.openoffice.org

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First I downloaded a trial version of MS Office 2007 on my desktop. When I tried to open the document it said the file is corrupt and do I trust this source. I think I trust the source, but before I opened it I wanted to make sure exactly what that meant. I saved the file from an attachment in my email.
Then I tried making changes on my laptop through the add/remove programs to MS Word 2002 and the MS Office Binder Support. When I try to update it it asks for the disk. I can't remember which disk I used to install MS Word 2002 on my laptop. I tried Works 8.5 and all the disks in MS Works Suite 2000 and a Word Perfect disk. I might be completely off base with all of this. And maybe it's not even possible to open this document.
 

Answer:Solved: How do I open an obt document?

download open office from www.openoffice.org (it's free). Use that to open it, save it as a .doc extension, then give it a shot.
 

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Question: Open Document Text

I need to open 'Open Document Text' documents in Word 2002. These have been received prepared in the Open Office WRITER programme, part of the Open Office Suite. Any ideas, please?

Answer:Open Document Text

I don't use OpenOffice myself so I could be wrong but I don't think that MS Word can open OpenOffice Write documents if they have been saved in its native format. You could ask the person who sent you the documents to save them in Word format from the File Save As dialogue and choose MS Word (.doc) in the File Type drop down box. Of course, since OpenOffice.org is free for personal use you could download it click here and install it on your own PC. If you choose a custom install you can install just the Writer if that's all you need.

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I have a word document which is 'too big to open' is there any way this document can be saved?

Answer:word document too big to open

Hi, jjj27! Welcome to Walmart.. I mean.. TSF!

A screen grab would do wonders, you have no idea.

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Hi,
I have zipped a document and have given it a password for protection but when I try to open it I get this message:
Cannot show XML-inndata by help of XSL
What do I do?
 

Answer:trying to open a zipped document

To open a zipped document, you must first unzip it.

To unzip it you must give the password.

-- Tom
 

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When I try to open a .docx document, it will not oen and I get a new MS Word window that opens and it says "The disk is full. Free some space on this drive, or save the document on another disk" There is no way my hard drive is full. This is a 22 KB document. I was able to save the .docx document to a flash drive, but this is cumbersome. Any thoughts?
 

Answer:When I try to open a .docx document

We have no idea what programs you have installed in your computer that may be able to open and view .DOCX documents.

If you install the free LibreOffice suite, you'll be able to open and view .DOCX documents.

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Its a docx document and i want to open it in a microsoft word doc environment. what should i do?

Answer:how can i open a mac document in windows?

Have the person save it in PC format.

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Hello:
My documents won't open if I click on them (on emails), I have to download to desktop or whatever, open word, open file and then the document will open. If I write any document I have to do the same step (once I save and close) of opening Word first, open file to view my document; if not what I get is all the crazy symbols and stuff :confused . Here is and example of what I get.

Thanks for the help

Luis
 

Answer:Word document won't Open

Hi, You have to change your file associations.





In Microsoft Windows XP
In My Computer or Windows Explorer, on the Tools menu, click Folder Options, and then click the File Types tab.
In the Registered file types list, click the file type you want to open with a different program, and then click Change. (Look for DOC)
In the Open With dialog box, select the program you want to use (Microsoft Word), and then click OK.
In the Folder Options dialog box, click OK.Click to expand...


 

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Word document too big and cannot open what can i do recover the work?
 

Answer:word document too big and cannot open.

I moved the thread from Windows 7 to Business Applications.

I think that anybody trying to help is going to want to know from where the file came, whether it is .doc or .docx, its size, and with what application(s) you tried to open it.
 

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Hello,

I need to watermark every Microsoft Word 2003 document I open. The watermark consists of a image, inserted in the Header of each page. I have recorded a Macro for this, and added a button on the toolbar, it works just fine when I click on it.

Is there a way to auto run this macro, so that each time I open a Word document this watermark appears?
So I don't have to click on the macro button.

I've tried to renamed it to AutoExec and I get errors when I open Word:

"RUN TIME ERROR '4248' THIS COMMAND IS NOT AVAILABLE BECAUSE NO DOCUMENT IS OPEN"

I press the debug button to check out the error in code, and the following line is highlighted:
If ActiveWindow.View.SplitSpecial <> wdPaneNone Then
The code of the macro looks like this:
Sub AutoExec()
'
' AutoExec Macro
' Macro recorded 3/30/2011 by PC
'
If ActiveWindow.View.SplitSpecial <> wdPaneNone Then
ActiveWindow.Panes(2).Close
End If
If ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.Type = wdNormalView Or ActiveWindow. _
ActivePane.View.Type = wdOutlineView Then
ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.Type = wdPrintView
End If
ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.SeekView = wdSeekCurrentPageHeader
Selection.InlineShapes.AddPicture FileName:= _
"C:\Documents and Settings\test\Desktop\mark.jpg", LinkToFile:=False, _
SaveWithDocument:=True
ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.SeekView = wdSeekMainDocument
End Sub
If anyone has any idea I'd appreciate it.
Thank you.
Andrei.
 

Answer:Autorun Macro on document open.

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OS: Windows XP Pro
Windows Updated and all Patch installed

Starting today, when I open My Documents, within seconds, the document folder disappears and the bottom panel where it has the green start button, it disappears also for good 4 seconds.

Then the bottom panel reappears and the My Documents folder is closed. I try reopening and does the same thing. I checked for adwares and viruses but none to be found.
This is really puzzling me and very annoying.
Any solutions you may know? Thank you in advance.
 

Answer:Open My Document Folder, disappears within a second

Windows is crashing. Better put, explorer.exe is crashing. you can look in your logs and see what is happening. Right click My Computer and choose Manage. Then under Event Viewer/Applications, see what it is. Are you running a good up to date anti-virus program?
 

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Every time i open the my document files, my computer will restart... please,i need your answers guys....

Answer:everytime i open the my document file the com

Is there a question here??The first line of OP didn't appear yesterday.Thanks!

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document e mailed to me as application/msword ; will open on main but not lap-top computer;both on Win98se;received into lap-top , tries to open in wordpad, fails and tells me i have performed "an illegal operation ";puzzled; why can I not open it on lap-top but can on main computer.am on lap-top at present.and, have just discovered that I cannot even "open a new document"; where do I look to see if I have a way of creating a new document on here...am extremely puzzled...my start menue does got include "new document"...??wot has "appened:)or wot is "missing " here ?(apart from my sanity)this is on lap-top.

Answer:unable to open msword document

Erm, perhaps a silly question but: are you sure that you have Word installed on the laptop? Is it listed in Start, Programs?

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I have written my C.V. using Microsoft word. I sent it to my documents so I could email it to employers. I find when clicking on it in 'documents' it will not open & shows this message. Adobe Reader could not open 'CV.doc because it is either not a supported file type or because the file has been damaged (For example, it was sent as an email attachment & wasn't correctly decoded. I use Windows 7 & Internet Explorer.

Answer:Unable to open 'word' document>

You may have got .docx files set yo open in Adobe. Rather than clicking the file, right click and select the 'Open with' option, then tell it to use Word. Make sure that the option to 'always use the selected program...' is checked and this should solve the problem permananently.

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Is there a way to close a Word 2007 document then automatically re-open it at the same place?
There used to be a template called WordBoosters which did this for Word 2003.
 

Answer:Re-open Word document where closed

You could try using bookmarks . Insert tab>Links>Bookmark>create name for bookmark
 

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I cannot open an office document straight away like I could do in Windows 7. Is there any setting I am not aware of that need to be changed. Previously I would just double click and the document would open. Now I have to search for it when I try to open in the first instance.

Answer:Windows 10, why can't I open an office document right away?

I'm sorry but I'm not quite clear on the issue :/ are we talking about a simple word document? how about click once with left mouse and hit enter? I'm assuming you're currently using w10, but w10 doesn't change the behavior of your mouse actions..
You can always head over to control panel and search for "mouse", should give you all the relevant options

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When I receive an odt document and try to open it, I get a blank page. I am using Libre Office and my friend is using Open Office for her program. Word Pad opened it but it was way off center to the left.

Answer:I can't open odt document from an email attachment

I assume it is the same if you Save the odt file into Windows then open it from there.If none of it is missing in WordPad maybe you could copy paste the text into a new Libra Office document.Seems odd that there is a Libra -v- Open Office compatibility because they were both grown from the same source.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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Dear Members:The MS word document that I create on my computer does not open on other computers and asks for some code (something like that). May I know what's the problem? Kindly help me out. Thanks

Answer:MS word document would not open on other computers

This will happen if the recipient doesn't have MS Office. There are converters available that they can use - should be able to find it through Google.

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I received a document in Works and when I tried to open it in my Word, I got the message, "Word cannot start the converter Works 632.cnv.

I went to Google and asked the question and tried several times to get some understandable result but to no avail. When I was directed to the Microsoft Download site it said at the top, in effect, that they couldn't help me.

Can you?

Thanks.
 

Answer:Cannot open Works document in Word

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i am using windows 7 i have some problem with my operating system so i take the backup and reinstalled windows 7 again i restore data when i open the document and pdf files 'user does not have priviliges to open document' its showing

Answer:user does not have priviliges to open document

Login with an account that is part of the local PC's "Administrators" group and take ownership of the file(s) and then you should be able to open them with that account.It matters not how straight the gate,How charged with punishments the scroll,I am the master of my fate;I am the captain of my soul.***William Henley***

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I sent some word documents by email to a MAC user for revisions and when they came back I couldn't open them. I have Word 2002 Sp3 on XP system. I can usually open docx files since I downloaded converter software. These documents just have .doc At first I got converter mswrd632 error when I tried to open them so did the fix. Now they open up with just little square symbols.

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Hi, I think many has this problem as I found it in other forums without clear response. Sometimes my Internet Explorer 9 does not like Adobe Reader 9. So I open a document pdf which has no security issue, and I just click on the save a copy icon. The icon responds with a virtual click. And that's it. Does not appear the radiobox where I can chose where and how to save. Nothing happens. And I can't find the downloaded pdf in any temporary folders either (I can index system folders and do a search there). So I have to go to another computer where I do the same in Firefox and it works, I can save the pdf file. But this is not OK that I have to use someone else's computer. I just wonder why these intelligent guys who create IE and AR can not make something that works? And since years this problem has been existing. Any idea how to patch it? Cheers and happy new year !

Answer:Save a copy of a PDF document open in IE9 does not do anything

In IE9, enable the classic menu-bar which is disabled by default.

Now when you open a PDF in IE9 via the Adobe Reader plugin, just click File >> Save as. It will save it as a PDF file with a default filename.

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When I scan a large color document on the color printer, the PDFs that are sent to me via Email can not be opened. The error message indicates it is not a supported file type. This only occurs when the scanner breaks the file into a number of Emails. The name of the files that come in are Part.000
 

Answer:Can't open scanned document when broken up into 2 PDF's

Sounds like they are being partitioned before sending.

You need to download all the "Part" files first and try to open the one that looks like the "main" one, kind of like multipart zip archives
 

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Hello all!
I am hoping that you can help me with this. I am taking online classes at a local college and our assignments have to be done in Microsoft Word Document. I have the Word program...... it is Office Student and Teacher 2003. My problem is when I send my assignments in to my teacher, he can't open the file, when he sent me something via Microsoft Word, it won't open up. I have gotten two different kinds of error messages, one said that the file was damaged or corrupt. (the message that my teacher had recieved after getting my assignment) and the other error is "Word experienced an error while trying to open the file. How can I make it so that I am able to open my Word Documents, and also send them......if you need any more information, let me know and I will see what I can do... this is very frusturating, and considering I don't know anything about computers....augh! Thanks a lot in advance!!!!

Jamie
 

Answer:Microsfot word will not open my document!

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Hi, I have microsoft office but I received OpenOffice document and I can't open it. Do I have to download open office (which is free anyway)? My concern is would it work with Microsoft word?Thanks!

Answer:How can I open OpenOffice document with word

Likely if it's saved in the Open Office text format (.odt), then you may get just gibberish. Why not just use the portable version of Open Office on a flash drive if you're concerned about conflicting programs:http://portableapps.com/apps/office...

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my computer not booting due to virus infected,then I installed windows xp in same drive,but user folder of document & setting is not open (Msg.showing :- access is denied).so pls help me..

Answer:document & settting not open due to virus.

You need to take ownership of the folder:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421LIR

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okay so i installed mac word 2004 with the whole microsoft office package on my mac

the only problem, is that i cannot open a new word document. word opens okay. but when i click new document, it's opening my mail account plus the microsoft error reporting (Chart icon); i then have to control-force quit both mail and word... i just checked... it's the same for excel and powerpoint

do you think i need to re-install?


thanks alot in advance!
 

Answer:Mac Word 2004 Won't Open A New Document

aldaros23 said:



okay so i installed mac word 2004 with the whole microsoft office package on my mac

the only problem, is that i cannot open a new word document. word opens okay. but when i click new document, it's opening my mail account plus the microsoft error reporting (Chart icon); i then have to control-force quit both mail and word... i just checked... it's the same for excel and powerpoint

do you think i need to re-install?


thanks alot in advance!Click to expand...


What is the file extension?

Did you install all the office updates?
 

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