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Question: opening a document

when trying to open a docoment message comes up "preparing to install" and docoment wont. open. Tried restoring to previous date but wont restore

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Answer: opening a document

What type of document is it, right click and go to properties It should say .doc .xsl etc Try opening it in Internet explorerWord 98-97-00 etcAdobe

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This is just one of those odd quirks I have run into. When I open a new document in Word, then open an older file, the new document closes and only the old one is displayed.Using Microsoft Office 2010, specifically Word.Windows 7 64-bitA bit of explanation, I often do research/writing for school or for fun. This issue has always happened, just one of those small annoyances.Here is the exact thing that is happening:1. I open a new (blank) word document, by clicking on the Word icon or by selecting "Open New Document" in the Word program.2. I open an older (saved) Word document, by clicking on the saved file, not by using the "Open" function in Word.3. The New (empty) document disappears, only the older document is open. I must now open a new empty document to write in. What I want to happen:1. Open new document2. Open old document3. Both new and old document are open (2 windows).Other notes in no particular order:- Word has always operated like this. Just wondering if there is a way to stop it.- I am not using the "Open" function in Word to open the older file, I am opening the older file by double-clicking it in the File explorer. When I use the "Open" function in Word, it does the same (basically "closing" the new file in order to open the old one). - I tried searching through Word's settings but couldn't find anything that seemed to relate to this behavior.- As per regular Word behavior, the new document is auto-na... Read more

Answer:Microsoft Word Question (Opening old document closes new empty document)

Yes, you are right. That is normal for MS Word.Do this:Open a new document. Type something. Even a single space. Save it with a name you want. Now open an older document. Both documents can be on the screen or cascaded.If memory is not an issue, you can haven two instances of Word.

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Hi i was just wondering if i sent my friend a word document or even excel created in office 2000, is there a way for them to view it even though they dont have word or office 2000 they do however have microsoft works 7 they run win/xp.Thanx in advance.

Answer:Opening a document?

Both types of document have "viewers" available as free downloads from MS - have a search on microsoft.com

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I have data log files of one of my trucks PCM (2003 Chevy S10 ZR2) that I recorded with my new Autoenginuity scan tool v10.0.3 . I just purchased this scanner software ($263.95) 2-6-2012 and added the GM enhanced interface ($229.95) 2-21-2012, and I haven't had much time to familiarize myself with some of the functions. Right now - ASAP, I need to convert some data log files recorded in xml format to be viewed in Internet Explorer or Firefox. The limited instructions for doing this are on page 61-69 of the user guide specifically page 67, where the xsl style sheet location is listed within the program is given (ProgramFiles/Common Files/AutoEnginuity). That stylesheet is displayed in attachment 1 and 2.How do I work with this xsl stylesheet and xml file to make it viewable with a browser? (Please be simple with me, I'm no computer guru like most of you are  ).Also, suggestions for a website to host these files. My photobucket site will only upload media files.Thanks,MikeEDIT: correct attatchment location[year+ old attachment deleted by admin]

Answer:opening xml document with IE9

Simples: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms754529(v=vs.85).aspx

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Can anyone suggest me is there a way to open pdf format document without Adobe Acrobat Reader?

Thanks
 

Answer:Help with opening a document

https://www.sumatrapdfreader.org/free-pdf-reader.html
 

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Hi, 
all my Wordpad 'rich txt' documents open smoothly in the blink of an eye except for one i've called my  'Writeups' doc, I paste articles and items from around the net into it.
As I've added more items to it over the months, it's got slower to open and clunkier to scroll through, and is almost on the point of freezing.
I've tried juggling the 'Wordwrap to window/ no wrap/ wrap to ruler' settings but they have no effect in speeding it up.
Here's a typical section from it, do you think it's the clickable links in it  (blue text) that are slowing things down? There are dozens in there-
 

 
I save it in Wordpad 'rich txt' format just like my other docs, and like I said they work fine.
Shall I try a different format for 'Writeups'? The other format options are-
Office open XML
Open docu text
Plain text docu
Other formats
 
but I know nothing about them.
I'm Win 7, any suggestions?
Thanks

Answer:A document is opening slower and s-l-o-w-e-r

I've got about 30 various documents in my Docs folder on my system, most are less than 100KB, and a couple are around 17,000 KB, but amazingly my 'Writeups' doc is a gigantic 2,130,011KB. Yes two million!
But it's not physically bigger than some of my other docs so I can't understand why it's so huge KB-wise? 

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I had a document on the computer (Windows XP) and put a password on it to open it.

It has been a long time since i have done so, and don't remember the password.
Is there a way to open it w/out the password?
 

Answer:Opening a document with password...

does anybody know because it's an important document
 

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Sure I've opened lots of these before, for some reason won't let me. Needs a file association I think. Only have .docm and docx in control panel. The .doc is an attachment in an e-mail.Dell inspiron, windows vista, microsoft works, windows mail. TIA TR

Answer:Problem opening .doc document

What office suite have you got? It may be that you have an older version and someone is sending you something from a newer version and you need a compatibilty pack

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Trying to open a document through Internet Explorer 6.0 and receive the following error:

An error occurred whilst trying to process the requested XML document. The returned error was: <[object Error]>

OS is Windows 2000

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!
 

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Greetings: when opening a document from email, I get the following message: "Internet Explorer has encountered a problem with an add-on and needs to close." then, "The following add-on was running when the problem occurred -- file: pdf.ocx. Company Name -- Adobe Systems. Incorporated. Description -- Adobe Acrobat Control for Active X. Protocat -- Hyper Text Transfer Protocal with Privacy. Type -- Com/WAM/MSGATTACHMENT?."

Then a window pops up from Adobe Reader:
"There was a error opening this document. The file is damaged and could bot be repaired."

It seems that when a considerable amount of time passes as the attachment is opening, is when I get the message. I am able to open some pdf files.

I use Windows XP and very much appreciate your time.
 

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I use Word Templates. If I open a previously saved document, created using a template, it changes the merged information to the last merged information i was working with. Anyone heard of this? I would be very appreciative of any thoughts! Thanks
 

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Hello,
Attached is a wps doc that i cannot get to open without it being nothing but symbols. I have Office 200, but it is not coming out correctly. Can anyone make sense of this?
OK, the forum will not allow the file to be uploaded, it doesn't support .wps documents, if anyone has an idea, I can e-mail the document to them.
Thanks, I appreciate it.
Andrew
 

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I recently, maybe after installing exp. 9, but I'm not sure, started opening pdf's and they were very small. On my job I receive multiple pdf's per day, so it is a pain enlarging everyone. Does anyone have an answer for this?

Answer:small document when opening pdf

What is your operating system and are you using Adobe to view pdf files?

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I use Windows XP I am unable to open Document Folders such as emails with or wihout attachments
 

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i need to open a wordperfect document but can't through Word. Can anyone help?
 

Answer:opening wordperfect document

Use OpenOffice

www.openoffice.org
 

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Have a .doc file on desktop. When I double click to open, word app opens but not the document. As I recall, it used to open the application and the document together. If I have and excel file on the desktop and double click it, it opens both the Excel app and the file. Thanks for the help...

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Answer:Opening word document

try re-associating the word document with Word.
1. Right-click the file you want to open [your case would be the .doc file on your desktop]
2. Point to Open With, and then click Choose Program.
3. Click Microsoft Word.
4. Click to select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box, and then click OK.

let me know if this helps!
 

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To illustrate my question go to http://euler.slu.edu/teaching.html

Click on the link labelled "pdf format". The pdf document opens, in Reader 8 on my PC.

Now, with the pdf document still open, click on the link "pdf format" again.

I get a pop-up


File Download

Do you want to save this file?

Name: SuccessinMath.pdf
Type: Adobe Acrobat Document, 14.7KB
From: euler.slu.edu

Save Cancel

The file you are downloading cannot be opened by the default program. It is either corrupted or it has an incorrect file type. As a security precaution, it is recommended that you cancel the download. How can I decide what software to open?


I do not want the user to get this pop-up if they have opened the pdf document and clicked on the link a second time. I want nothing to happen.

Is there some way I can achieve this? Maybe the problem is with Reader 8. Does anybody know?

Cheers,
Brad

Answer:irrelevant pop-up if opening pdf document.

when you first click on the pdf do you open it or save it?

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I am producing a school fete programme and one company have sent me an ad in .ppt form. I do have powerpoint 2007 but when i try to open the document i get this error message,"Powerpoint cannot read the outline from ...no text converter is installed for this file type".Since receiving it I have managed to view the ad (possibly on a different computer or in my mailbox) so i'm somewhat confused and as I'm hurtling towards a deadline I'd be very grateful if anybody could help! thanks!

Answer:Problem opening .ppt document

This error usually occurs when a file has been created in Office 2007 and saved in a format that allows older versions of Office to open them. click herethe prog in the link should help...

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Hi,
I am having another peoblem with opening a word document. When I trey to open a document all of the folders are in reverse alphabetic order (Z-A) Instead of regular alphabetic order (A-Z). I have been everywhere in Tools-Options and I haven't seen anything obvious. Does anyone have any suggestions?

Thanks for your help.

Allison
 

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Hello,

First I want to say thank you so much for this forum. I've spent the entire day trying to open a training document with no luck. I didn't even think of asking for help but when I was ready to give up I thought of this forum. I hope someone can help me and I think there is. So thank you to the Tecnical people who take their own time to help newbies like me.

I have been trying to open a training document which is an html document but I can't open it in Firefox, Google Chrome or IE. The error message I get with Firefox is that it is "%1 is not a valid Win32 application (193)". Does this make sense to anyone? I would greatly appreciate a response.

Thank you,

Barbara Goodman

Answer:Opening an html document (video)

Have you tried right clicking the file, select open with, then select choose default program and then at the bottom of that window select look for the appropriate program on the web. Also do you have office installed?

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Hi!

Hi! Iím new in this site. Is anyone can help me regarding my problem about my laptop? The problem is all of a sudden when I open the document and settings in drive C it took awhile before it open and when I already open documents and setting and already finished looking some files when I go back to drive C again it also took awhile. I really donít know what happen.

And have drwatson32 appear and it says that have error and I need to close my internet explorer or even my documents. Thank you so much and waiting for your reply.

azilanom
 

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I'm locked out of my own document and have the password which I set up for protection. Two of us have this password and now I can not get into it to, even copy onto a template.

Answer:Locked out of my own document after opening file.

have the password Not to be smart, but is your Caps Lock on, or was your Caps Lock on when you created the password. MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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My applications like acess, excel, outlook,etc. when I close a document after I make a few changes or exiting a program. the display says" would you like to save"
"cancel Yes OK" How do I get this back to "yes no". When you hit cancel it saves the changes, meaning yes, and then yes means no, OK doesn't do anything. Do I need to reload programs. It does this in all my windows based programs
 

Answer:Opening, saving document prompts

Replace the Mso97.dll and Mso7enu.dll files and run the Office 97 SR-1 Patch Setup again.

To do this, follow these steps:

1. Close the MS Office Shortcut Bar if it is running.

2. Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE to display the Close Program dialog box.

Click the OSA item and click End Task.

3. Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE to display the Close Program dialog box.

Click the Findfast item and click End Task. Another dialog is displayed, click End Task again.

4. Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE to display the Close Program dialog box.

Verify that Findfast and OSA do not appear in the list. If they do, click the item and click End Task.

5. Insert the Office 97 disc into your CD-ROM drive.

6. Using Windows Explorer, open the following folder on the CD-ROM drive:
<CD-ROM Drive>:\Office where <CD-ROM Drive> is the drive letter for your CD-ROM drive (usually drive D). For example, if your CD-ROM drive letter is D, open the following folder: D:\Office

7. On the View menu, click Options. Click the View tab. Click to select Show All Files. Click OK.

8. Right-click the Mso97.dll file. On the shortcut menu, click Copy.

9. Using Windows Explorer, open the following folder on your hard disk:
Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office

10. On the Edit menu, click Paste.

11. Repeat steps 3 through 7. In step 5, copy the Mso7enu.dll file instead of the Mso97.dll file.

12. In Windows Explorer or File Manager, run the patch by double-clicking the Sr1off97.exe file.
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I'm having trouble opening a word document that I edited at home and brought back to work. Everytime I try to open the document I get this message:
Any ideas on how to fix this? I've tried to install it by clicking yes but nothing happens and no just closes the program. Please make answers specific to Microsoft Word 2007 Thanks
 

Answer:Problem opening Word document

barryzito777,

Below is a link to information about Information Rights Management, but I suspect that you are going to have to talk to your company's IT department to help install the appropriate software on your system.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word/HA101029181033.aspx
 

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Hello

in the last couple of days when i try to open an excel document, i get this installation message which informs me that

"The feature you are trying to use is on a CD-ROM or other removable disk that is not availabel.

Insert the "microsoft Office XP Professional with FrontPage' disk and click OK.

why did this happen all of a sudden, a few days back everything was working perfectly. i have misplaced my office xp, is there some sort of patch available on the net which will fix this problem?

Answer:problems opening excel document

Seems like you either haven't installed Excel XP, or somebody deleted it.

If you don't have the install disk, use OpenOffice. It works the same as MS Office, it's just free! No differences between them except for designers.

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if i can sent word document, it may not print at end user. macro i want. while opening the document, macro has to rund print disable.

Answer:print disable while opening document

Kesavaraom,Your question doesnt quite make much sense. Could you please try and explain with a little more detail what you want to achieve?What does 'rund print disable' mean?Please clarify and we will try to help

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Hi.I have scanned in an excel spreadsheet and now want to send it to people who only have MS office. What sould I save it as to allow this?Thanks all

Answer:opening scanned spreadsheet with another document

Um, if they have Office why not just send them the Excel file?Otherwise if you save it as a jpg then they should be able to open it in Paint.

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And now they're all messed up. Boy I was doing so well as far as not making stupid mistakes on PC for a long time. Guess I was overdue for a screw-up! I run Vista Home Basic x64 and I have about 20-30 Word 2003 document files.

I just through reformatting and loading windows, but it was before I installed Microsoft Office 2003 and I had to get a serial number from one of the document files. Of course, as you know, it's not a complete Microsoft Word document until I install Office 2003, so I opened it it Wordpad (ughh!). Anyway the wording was all messed up and there were all kinds of strange characters in there, but the information that I needed was in there.

So I closed the document, and of course, then the icon changed to wordpad or something strange. Anyway, I didn't think much of it. I've done that before, but when I installed Office, everything would automatically turn into an official word document and the word icon would show and all. But not this time.

This time I opened up the folder where I keep all of my word dcouments and all of them now have this strange icon showing and when I try to open them I get a message that says bla bla bla, is not a valid win32 application. But I didn't panic. I went into defaults and checked to see what was associated with .doc and it's the Microsoft Setup Bootstrapper (Not quite sure what that is)

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I am trying to resolve a problem with a Word 2000 document I've been given (it's my step-daughter's college project and is very important!). It's a large document (38 Meg!!!) that contains a lot of pictures. It was created in Word 2000 and that's what I'm trying to open it in, but when I do so I get an error message telling me that the path or file name is invalid. The dialog box suggests renaming the file and checking the permissions, which I've done, but to no avail. Any suggestions?Many thanks...

Answer:Problems opening Word document

How are you trying to open it - from File|Open in Word or by double-clicking it in Windows Explorer?

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HiI have a sharepoint page with a hyperlink created in publisher which opens a document in Word. It opens the document but creates a new blank page in IE - the user has to close Word and then click on the back arrow to return to the SharePoint site. I want it to go back to the SharePoint page that contains the initial link.ThanksRenee

Answer:opening a word document from SharePoint

Hi Renee, have you found a solution for this? I am also seeing this problem.Thanks!Melissa

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I had an important document I made a while ago on Notepad. I put a password on it to be able to open the document. It's been a while and I don't remember the password. Is there any way to open the Notepad document without the password?!

I have Windows XP if that helps...

THX
 

Answer:I Need Help Opening a Document that requires password

there are a few password recovery apps out there that you can use, but most of them (if not all) you have to pay for. Some of them have demo's you can d/l and try for free that might help your immediate problem. do a search in google on password recovery and try a few out; I can't access them myself to give you a link as they're classed as 'hacker' sites and blocked by my work's firewall
 

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I have some documents from last year that I could use rather than reinvent the wheel but for some reason when i try to open them it flashes on the screen like its opening and then NOTHING. I dont know what its doing or whether the failure is in the program or my computer or me.Any suggestions for solution or what the problem is? Thanks.

Answer:opening/downloading a document failure

Where are these documents stored, and what are you using to open them?

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how can I open it, just get a message "in the set associations control panel create an association"

Anyone please
 

Answer:Solved: Opening a Word document..

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Hi all could anyone through some light on this each time my son opens word instead of opening a new blanc document it opens the last one that was opened/saved in word nothing major just an irratating problem.I think he uses word 2003 not sure on this as he is out so cannot check this.

Answer:Word keeps opening the last saved document

Create a new blank templateThen just click on save not save-as {template}If you get what I meanIs he saving it as a template all the time He should not be.

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Every time I open word 2000 it automatically opens a document. Does anyone know how to stop it. I went to the MS knowledge base and it said it was either a macro or a command line but I checked both and neither was the case. Any thoughts???
 

Answer:word opening document at startup

If you want to open Word with no document showing, not even a blank one, make a shortcut to "winword.exe" wherever you want it or use one you already have. I discovered that you can do this with a shortcut already on the Start Menu under Programs or one on the desktop but you cannot do this with a Word shortcut that's "pinned" to the Start Menu. You can either use an existing shortcut or make a new one, add the change below and then pin it if you like.

Right click on the shortcut and go to Properties. In the "Target" field, at the end of the path add one space and /n. Click OK.

When you click on that shortcut, Word will open "blank," that is, no document showing.

On the other hand, if you do want it to open with a blank document but it's opening one with data in it, it's likely that the file that's opening is a document that accidently got saved as "normal.dot." To save that document and return normal dot to it's blank state, open Word, click on Save As, make sure that "Word document (.doc)" (without the quotes) is showing in the Save As Type field, and save it wherever you like. Close Word.

Then search the harddrive for "normal.dot"...it's a hidden file so make sure in Folder Options>View that "Show hidden files and folders is checked...and delete it.

One or the other of these solutions should work...unless I've completely misunderstood the question.
 

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I have MS Word 2003 and have been having trouble with it the last few months. If I do not have MS Word open, and I double click on a specific MS word document on my computer, one of two things happens:
1) MS Word opens up, but not that specific document
2) I get an error message saying that MS word can't find that specific document

In either case, I double click on the specific MS document again, and it opens up fine the 2nd time. It's just frustrating.

Any thoughts? If MS Word is already opened, any specific document I try to open works fine.
I'm not sure if it is interrelated, but also, when my outlook is open and I try to click on a web link from an email, if my web browser (firefox) is not already open, I get an error message as well, and I have to open my web browser first and then go back and click on the link again. Just thought I'd throw that out there in case there was some connection.

I appreciate the help!
 

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I made a letter heading and saved it to floppy for safe keeping.I have tried to open it but think I have chosen the wrong program to open it to,and all I am seeing is a lot of what I can call hieroglyphics....dont know the correct term..sorry.But as I have chosen that program to open the file...how do I revert back to the correct one...that should recognise it and display it properly...as now when accessing it it always opens in the incorrect program.Think I made the heading in Star Office and am trying to open it in Roughdraft.Hope this makes sense...Thanks for any help.Geoff47

Answer:Problem opening document from floppy

you havent mentioned what the file type is or your OS, in windows you can use "open with" in the right clck context menu.in 98 hold the shift (or mybe control) when you right click

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my boss is using windows 7 microsoft 2010 and sending me attachments I cannot open on my xp windows laptop - what can I do?

Answer:opening a 2010 document on a xp windows

What sort of attachments are they? If you are talking about Microsoft Office documents they are probably .docx or .xlsx, i which case you need to download & install the Microsoft Compatibility Pack which lets earlier versions of Office open them."I've always been mad, I know I've been mad, like the most of us..." Pink Floyd

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I have a windows 7, HP laptop and each time I open a document, it's in "print" layout instead of in "draft." Normally this would not bother me except that I open so many documents over the course of a day that it's become quite a nuisance. How do I change the default so the document will openn in "draft" form.

Answer:how to change document opening default

What program do you use to edit the doc?Why did it take me over a year to phone in a problem to ATT?

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Is there another way to open a Microsoft Works document (.wps) without the Microsoft Works software?

Answer:Opening a Microsoft Works document

right click and choose open with Word. then change it to a doc file

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I hear that it's possible to open word documents in excel. I have lots of long tables in word that I need to transfer to spreadsheets and it'll take me forever to cut and paste them. What can you suggest? My laptop uses windows xp. Thanks.
Kate
 

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Hey, my sister had just completed her coursework for school and when saved the document now opens up blank. I've tried looking for backup copies but everything i've found opens up blank. However the file shows as 13kb and when opened on wordpad it comes up with a load of random symbols and stuff.

Is there anything I can do to save it or is it gone for good? I've got Word 2010 installed on my computer.

Thanks

Answer:Word Document Opening Up Blank...

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

Did you try to copy the file to another computer?

Does the document show blank? As in no spaces.

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Hello everyone, I've been having some issues with Word 97 lately and I'm absolutely stumped. Any help would be wonderful...

Twice now, I've had Word 97 tell me that it cannot open select documents; a few weeks ago I tried to open a doc and it gave me this message:

Word cannot open the document.
Try one or more of the following:
* On the File menu, click Open to open the document.
* Make sure the file has a .DOC extension

I did both; it would not open from the File menu and it DID have a .doc extension. I tried everything I could think of to get it back, including moving it to another computer and trying to open in there, renaming the document, everything. The closest I got to getting it back was opening it in WordPad - even then, it ate certain paragraphs up and lost the last page completely.

After having no luck at getting it back, I decided that since the document was only 3 pages long, I could stand to retype it and deleted the document. I had no problems opening up any of my many other documents; and so I figured, somehow that one file got corrupted and I just needed to cut it as a loss.

But now, it has happened again with another, much longer document. Again, I can get some of it back with WordPad/RTF, but not all of it. As before, all other documents are fine and openable, just not this one. I have scanned for viruses and the like - my computer seems to be clean. I have moved all my other documents to a removable flash drive so that they don't... Read more

Answer:Microsoft Word 97 document not opening

It strongly suggests that your problems stem from using Word 97 on Vista.

It is not a recommended activity to do so and many others have problems with trying to operate Office 97 on Vista.
 

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Okay, when I go to open up some of my word documents the icon seems almost see through, and the first letter of the document has been replaced with a ~$. There are a few files like this and they are all 1kb in size. When I open the file all that appears are little boxes and random symbols.
Sometimes it says I need to use a converter to see these and that my office 2003 is corrupt. So I go and download some Microsoft viewers and converters but it doesn't seen to help. If anyone could help me it would be much appreciated.
 

Answer:Problems opening up a word document

Those are usually temp files. If they are in the same folder as the correct filename, without the see-through icon, then you can just delete these temp files.
 

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Can anyone help with a problem that i have trying to open attachments that i send from my works computer to my own PC. They are created in micosoft works word processor and sent as a attchement via e mail. When i get them on my own PC they have changed to wordpad documents, if i open them in wordpad nothing is there, if i try to open them using word processor i get the message i do not have enought memory to open file, close your document, close other programs and try again. When i click okay a blank word processor documents appears. What is causing this ? i do not have the problem if i create the document on my own PC. Any suggestions appreciated. Thanks

Answer:opening word document attachments

The "not enough memory" error message rarely has anything to do with memory. What usuallyhappens is that a program reads some data that it assumes to be the data size and findssome ridiculous value.If it's with a specific document (or documents), the document is most likely corrupted.If it's with all documents, the problem is likely a corrupted works installation. Couldbe a DLL file or some registry settings.Try uninstalling your works suite, reinstall and try again...

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Sometimes, when browsing the internet, I need to go through my documents for references to other things. Lately however the document screen doesn't open in the foreground. It just opens in the background and won't come to the foreground. Solutions?

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Please see attached document
A lot of these types of word documents get sent to a company and users are experiencing the document taking sometimes many minutes to open, sometimes causing word to hang. Does not take to long for me to open but if someone could help/advise with this issue?
Thinking perhaps doc should be in pdf format? (created and viewed in 2003)
 

Answer:problem opening a word document?

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I am constantly adding details to a document which is now several pages in length. When I open the document, it always opens at page one.
How can I make the doc open at the last page to save scrolling down through all the previous pages?
It's bound to be simple, but I can't find how to do it!

Answer:opening a document in Word 2010

time-saving Keyboard Shortcuts for Word 2010
Ctrl+End / Ctrl+Home Jump to end / to beginning of document

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Is there a work-a-round for opening a Microsoft Word 2000 Document in Wordpad. I only have wordpad and keep getting the error in the image below. I found some help topics but none worked.
 

Answer:Opening MS Word Document In Wordpad

This is a free download program that may work for you here's the site http://www.openoffice.org/#00000002

It is very similar to MS office suites which should allow you to open your .doc files and many others. I used it only once, and I can't remeber how user friendly it is.
There's also viewers provided by Microsoft that should allow you to open MS files even if you don't have the programs. They're located here http://www.microsoft.com/office/000/viewers.asp
 

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How can I do this? I need to open it to grade a student's paper.

Answer:Opening WPS document in MS WORD 2003?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315757

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I am running Windows XP-Home. My brother sent me a document that was forwarded to him from his soon to be ex-wife ..... grrr. He needs to open it but it was apparently created in .SXW format. How can he open it? Is there a free download somewhere which would help us.? this is urgent because it has to be forwarded to his attorney.
 

Answer:Solved: Need help opening a .SXW file format document

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When I try to open a word document in one of my folders, I double click to open it and it goes to PDF instead. I am tired of having to specifically designate open it in word from the start menu.

Answer:When opening a word document, it automatically opens a PDF

There are a handful of ways to adjust file-type association. One such way is to right-click the Word Document and go to Open with > Choose default program.Either choose among the Recommended programs, or the list of Other programs, or click the Browse button and choose a program yourself (assuring you find the program executable itself, not a setup file for the program).After choosing the appropriate program for that file-type, click the checkbox next to "Always use the selected program for this type of file."Click Ok and the file should open in that program. Additionally, all other files of that same file-type should open in that program too, unless file-type association is later adjusted.Apologies if I don't respond to your reply immediately. I don't check this site daily, but you're welcome to PM me as a reminder.

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I received a letter as an attachment via my ntl email account and opened the attachment which opens on word 2003. I could only see the date and my name on the document. A bit of exploring showed that the text of the letter was contained in a text box. I could not change the size of the text box or get to the text except by deleting the first part of the text to display the second bit. Using the menu option I could convert to frame and read text that way (a job rejection letter!)Anyway, I then forwarded the email to my yahoo email account, where the attachment was scanned and the document opened in all its glory, including the company logo and graphics.....So far I have checked that both documents are loading up the same version of word (same license number and version) and am stumped......I have norton installed on my PC so at the moment am debating if there is a problem with that when it is scanning the ntl delivered document (if it is) or maybe even if my outlook needs reinstalling.I can't blame ntl if the document forwards to yahoo ok.reopening the attachments for both sources several times and I get the same result so it isn't a one-off glitch.....Confused? Oh yes....

Answer:word document not opening properly from email

Word is opening the document differently from outlook. It opens it in report layout and I have to click on the actual page button to display the contents of the document. If I save the document and open it it opens up normally. very odd.

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Just lately when I click on one of my Word templates or documents to open it, a blank document opens (Document 1) and then the selected document opens - very annoying. Suggestions to solve it would be much appreciated.
 

Answer:Word 07 opening additional blank document

I to have had this happen. I found that I am clicking to many times.
 

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I have received a document created by Clarisworks which i think is an apple document.how can I view tis document in Word. I am running Word 2003.

Answer:Opening claris .cmk document in Microsoft word

Can't the sender save it as a .rtf or .txt file and send it?

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My company requires me to open their program which then will generate a document using my Word program. This document has to open within their platform. It is opening the document but it is outside of the platform. Does anyone know how to resolve this issue?

Brand new computer - Vista Home premimum - Word 2007
 

Answer:Word opening document outside of the workplace platform

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I am running word 2000 sp3 on a windows XP machine. And it seems very slow opening a file on the network. Up to 20 seconds. On a Window 98 machine it opens right up. Had anyone ever run into this before?

I am starting to think that windows 2000 was the best operating system not XP!
 

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Running Microsoft Office 2003 (11.5604.5606) on Windows Vista Home Premium.

First, any time I start an Office program, I am required to accept the license agreement, even though I have accepted that same agreement every one of the hundreds of times I've stated an Office program.

Next, when I exit Word, it asks me if I want to save the changes to normal.dot, every time I close Word.

Next, I can double-click on a Word document to open it in Word and Word says the document doesn't exist. I have no problem copying these same files to a flash drive and opening them on the same version of Word on another computer.
 

Answer:Solved: Word says the document I'm opening does not exist.

What happens if you open Word first and use FILE >> OPEN ??

Regards,
Rollin
 

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Hey all,

I have an employee that is on windows 2000 that can open most of his adobe files. Some of them will get this error message:

Error Opening Document. Access denied.

The employee was getting the files emailed to him. He opens them and saves them to his C drive. These files are encrypted but he never set them up for that. The adobe files that he can open are not. He is using version 7 and he uninstalled it and reinstalled the most recent version 7. Still has the same problem.

Haha anyone know how to get these files open or why this is occuring?
 

Answer:Error Opening Document. Access denied.

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I produced and save a document in Word Vista - it opens correctly when I send it to myself at a second email address.  However, when sending to someone else it opens as gooblety **bleep**.  As it is a resume I need to fix the problem - help!

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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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Hey all,

I have an employee that is on windows 2000 that can open most of his adobe files. Some of them will get this error message:

Error Opening Document. Access denied.

The employee was getting the files emailed to him. He opens them and saves them to his C drive. These files are encrypted but he never set them up for that. The adobe files that he can open are not. He is using version 7 and he uninstalled it and reinstalled the most recent version 7. Still has the same problem.

Haha anyone know how to get these files open or why this is occuring?

Answer:Error Opening Document. Access denied.

He doesnt have the permissions. Will have to check on how to take ownership of the files in order to be able to access them.

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Every time I open a .pdf document, I get a BSOD on my laptop and the machine shuts down. What could be the cause of this error - I can't load any pdf anymore!!

George
 

Answer:Opening a PDF document causes a BSOD on Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Hi George, what is this computer? What version of Windows are you running? Are you using the latest version of Adobe Reader? Get into Control Panel, System, Advanced System Settings, start up and recovery settings. Un-check "automatically restart"
 

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I was typing during some days one document and after something happened and I got an error message - Unable to open (.doc) or (.docx) file. Does someone assist to repair word document?

Answer:MS Word 2003 stopped opening my document

Hi, Welcome to HP Support Forum. MS Word is a product from Microsoft, Please try       http://word.tips.net/T000316_Cant_Open_a_Word_Document_in_Windows.html     and from Microsoft:      https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/826862/how-to-troubleshoot-printing-problems-in-word Regards.

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I am trying to figure out how to open a wordperfect 9 document to the last edited page......I keep a journal in wordperfect, and everytime I open it, I have to scroll down to where I last stopped....HELP!!!!!!!!

thanks
 

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I'm trying to help an 80+ year old friend with a problem she's having with WORD. When she first opens WORD, a document appears which appears to be a version of another document she had worked on several days ago. It seems that document has been over-written on what should be a blank new document. How would that happen, and how do I go about fixing it for her?
 

Answer:Solved: Default Blank Document when opening WORD

Hi, pshagnot. Rename their normal.dot file:
http://www.officearticles.com/word/about_normal_dot_in_microsoft_word.htm
 

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Hi Folks,Has anyone had this problem? Each time I try to open a Word Document the Initial Microsoft Word 2000 window opens - the Icon Window/Welcome Window - and freezes. The Hour Glass and Arrow appear and I can't do a thing from then on. HELP Please!!I restart my computer to find that it sometimes starts the long diagnostic procedure. ThanksHenmin

Answer:Microsoft Word 2000 Document freezes on opening

Do a search for normal.dot - search usind show hidden files and folders.Rename it to abnormal.dotTry starting Word.

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In my copy of Microsoft Word 2007, for some reason now, when I open a document or open Office MSWord, I get the prompt for User Name, with the two things to fill in: Name and Initials.

I have researched this and cannot find a way to turn this prompt off. When I enter my name and initials as found in the Word Options/Popular, under "Personalize your copy of Microsoft Office," I see my user name and initials.

I wish to turn this prompt off. Can someone tell me how to do so?
 

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I have an old .docx document that I encrypted years ago (around 2010). I know the password to the file but I don't remember how I encrypted it (if I used office or a third party app). When I open the document in word it just shows gibberish symbols, it doesn't prompt me for a password. Anyone know how to check what program was used to encrypt the file and how to open it up (like I said I know the PW I just can't get anything to ask me for the password)
Thanks.

Here is the beginning of the document xml file that I retrieved when opening the docx in winzip if this helps:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="true"?>

-<w:document xmlns:wpg="http://schemas.microsoft.com/office/word/2010/wordprocessingGroup" xmlns:wps="http://schemas.microsoft.com/office/word/2010/wordprocessingShape" xmlns:dgm="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/drawingml/2006/diagram" xmlns:lc="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/drawingml/2006/lockedCanvas" xmlns:c="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/drawingml/2006/chart" xmlnsic="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/drawingml/2006/picture" xmlns:a="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/drawingml/2006/main" xmlns:sl="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/schemaLibrary/2006/main" xmlns:wne="http://schemas.microsoft.com/office/word/2006/wordml" xmlns:w="http://schemas.openxmlformats.org/wordprocessingml/2006/main&quo... Read more

Answer:Problem opening encrypted document, I know the password to the file

Well if you had encrypted it using the built in function, you would be prompted for the password in order to open it. If you had encrypted it using the Explorer properties for a file or folder, and it was done on the same computer you are using, with the same user name and password to the user profile, it would open normally and not ask for a password. If you used a third party application, you will need it installed on that machine to decrypt it.
 

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Dear Friends,

My O.S. is XP Home Edition and I use Microsoft Word 2000. I am the Secretary of an organisation in our village and type out on Word the Minutes of our meetings, save them into a folder and then post them on to our village web site. If I then go to the web site and click on the link to the Minutes Archive they open and can be read without a problem.

A very good friend of mine has Windows 7 for her O.S. and has Microsoft Word 2010 installed, if she goes to the Minutes Archive on the web site and clicks on a particular file it does not open but an error message appears headed "File Extension", which gives three choices, Find, Save or Cancel. I clicked on Find which gave a choice of two downloads which seemed to indicate that the Minute files would then open, but after downloading both they still would not open. So I clicked on Save, saved the particular file into a folder on the computer, then went to the folder, double clicked on the file and the particular set of Minutes opened and could be read.

Although my friend can now access and read the Minutes it is a bit of a long winded way of achieving this and I wondered whether any kind person had any thoughts as to why my friend cannot access the Minutes direct from the web site.

Thank you for reading this.

Red Cloud
 

Answer:Solved: Difficulty opening Word document posted on Web

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The Wife needs to print some documents that were transferred from her old PC to a new PC.For some reason they are now called Word PUB files, and when you open them all you see is a load of code !Have tried opening them with Adobe Reader but they would not open. Would appreciate advice on how to overcome the problem.

Answer:Problem opening Word Document marked PUB file

You need Microsoft Office (Publisher) on the computer or go here and sign up for 5 free PDFs;-)))) click hereG

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I have personal document files that I cannot open.  I get the following error message: "This file is unable to run because of missing or corrupted files.  Contact your computer manufacturer."  What do I need to do to correct this?  How in the world do I contact my manufacturer other than through HP Support?  My operating system is Windows 7.

Answer:opening corrupted document files in word - Windows

@Josie6? The issue might be buried within the document itself.  The document might be responding to an inconsistency (or incompatability) in the template used to control document features (Normal.dotm). Follow the suggestions in this Microsoft document on the subject:How to troubleshoot damaged documents in Word When you see a Post that helps you,Inspires you, provides fresh insight,Or teaches you something new,Click the "Thumbs Up" on that Post. Click my Answer Accept as Solution to help others find Answers.

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O.K., I'm looking for a job. I open MS Works and I write my re'sume, a few pages long.
Because many people cannot open a MS Works document (doc.x ?) I save it as a MS Word file (DOC) as I close it. When I re-open the thing all the text has been moved down one line, and the final line of each page (if it was the last line at the bottom of the previous page) has rolled-over to the next page. If I save it again (as a DOC) and re-open it, it will move the text down one more line. If I do that all again: 'Save As' - re-open, it moves everything down one more line and keeps rolling over the last line to the next page. This is maddening as I try to format my re'sum'e. I've taken to using Wordpad because it does not mess with the formating.

Does anybody have any idea why that happens?

Answer:MS Works adds one line upon opening and closing document

There may be problem with your default template.. Try resetting the template...

Go to C:\Users\user name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates and delete the normal.dotm restart your computer have a try

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I have a book review that I put on my thumb drive. Tried to open it up to print it and it opens some wierd characters. Please tell me I can do something to fix this.

Thanks in advance.

Note: I attached the file
 

Answer:Major error opening up a document from my thumb drive

This is due to the file format. You have to open the file with the same program it was created.
 

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Does anyone know how to open a Word Document (Office 2000) that contains both English and Chinese (PRC) languages?  The OS is Windows XP Pro.  The Chinese language has been added to Word, do the regional settings need to be changed in order to read the doc?Thanks,

Answer:Opening a MS Word Document that contains both English and Chinese languages

I'm not sure about this but I believe you may need to install Chinese via the Regional and Language options in Control Panel.  Here's a reference: Installing East Asian Language Support Under Windows XP

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I have saved a document to my desktop and closed it after saving it. I went to reopen it and I received this error: there was a problem sending the command to the program.

Any suggestions???

Thanks
 

Answer:error in opening a office word 7 document from desktop

Hi, welcome to the forum, have you tried Google.
I just did and these links tell a little more.
Word7:
http://windowssecrets.com/forums/sh...oblem-sending-the-command-to-the-program-quot
Excel 7:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/211494
 

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When I open any word document on my PC, I get a message that a user called Student has the document open, would I like a copy...I am the only user and there is no documents open. I have tried logging off and logging on as another user and still get the same problem. I definately don't have it opened or in use anywhere on my system. I have tried control+alt+delete and checked if something is running and it isn't. I have gone to my administrator tools and checked the services and again, can't see anything. Does anyone have an idea of how I can fix this? Thanks
 

Answer:Error Message Opening Word Document Says that another user has it opened

hi,
search for normal.dot. delete all that show up. then try to open word.
 

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If I have a Word 2003 document (or two or three) minimized and I open an additional Word document, one of the minimized windows restores itself. It seems to be the document that was opened most recently.

In any case it results in an extra window being shown on my screen and I was wondering if there was any way to turn this 'feature' off?

I tried it on multiple computers and they all behave the same way.

Office Pro v. 11.6113.6360 on Windows XPsp2

Thanks much!
 

Answer:Word 2003 Window restores itself when opening addtional document

Rikku,

for what it's worth I get that also!

and sometimes, when I double-click a word doc to automatically open it in Word, it opens minimised in the task bar and I have to click it twice to reveal it - the first click looks to open it and minimise itself again.

lol
Hew
 

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When I start Word or Excel, it opens a blank document or spreadsheet. When I then open an existing document/spreadsheet, or start a new one from a template, you'd expect the empty startup document to be closed automatically. The opened document should replace the unedited start document.

On one of my Office installations, this works as it should. But on another one it doesn't. This is inconvenient - I have to close these empty documents manually every time.

I posted this question on a Microsoft MVP forum, and someone suggested I should start Word in safe mode, to get an even 'more empty' start document. That didn't help, and I was not given further suggestions for a solution. What could be the cause? What can I do?
 

Answer:Office 2003: blank start document not closed when opening another

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I have Windows XP on my computer and I run Outlook Express 6. I have used ACDSee 3.1 as my default photo program since August 2003. Today I attempted to open an email with an attached Word document. After clicking on the attachment icon, the usual screen giving the option of open/save did not appear. Instead, the ACDSee program kicked in and opened up to a black screen. This has never happened before. After checking older emails with attachments I found that all Word/Excel files are doing this. I checked the files associated with ACDSee to make sure .doc files did not somehow get in there and the programs shown appear to be ok. I have not to my knowledge changed any settings.
What do I do? I've looked all over the computer files for a solution. Can you help?
 

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Good morning too you all.

I recent encounter a problem in one of our clients.
They have two Acer Travellmates 4500, with Windows XP Service Pack 2, with 512 MB of memory.
What is happening is that after a reinstalation of Windows (with deleting partions, and creating new ones), when they are connected to the internet and opening a new excel, the laptop gives a blue screen.
I didn't have the chanche the log to see what is it.
Anyone have any suggestion of what could cause this?
Lack of physical memory?

Thanks

Paulo Becken

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I can open the files if I navigate to them first without opening the app but if I open up word for example, then navigate to the file it just hangs. It's as soon as you click on the drop down menu to select a network drive.

The PC is new with XP SP2 and its office 2003.

Many Thanks,

Adam
 

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Having some issues any help is appreciated...please refer to this post to see the problems I am having: http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,44808.0.html Thanks

Answer:Windows vista not responding when saving/opening document and broken icons

Tweak UI claims to be able to repair broken icons.http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx

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I have Win7, FF, AVG and MB and am using Word 2007. Whenever I open a saved document Word persists in opening a blank screen (toolbars at top) before it opens my document. I've searched the forums, Googled the problem and tried a few remedies but nothing has worked.

Can anyone solve this for me please?
 

Answer:Solved: Word 2007 opens blank page before opening saved document

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Hello,

For the last few days I have been experiencing a problem. Whenever I open a Text Document my Floppy Drive keeps scanning. I don't have any Floppy Disk in the drive and it scans for about 10 seconds. I have Norton Internet Security 2004 installed and I think it may be that the AntiVirus keeps scanning the Floppy Drive. I am not sure on how to disable scanning the Floppy Drive and if someone knows how to do it could you please instruct me on how to disable it. If there are any other ways to help me with this problem could you please post some suggestions.
Thank You!
 

Answer:Floppy Drive Keeps Scanning When opening a "Text Document"

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I backup online with Carbonite and following my recent refresh of my laptop the files and folders in "Documents" are not being backed up.
Carbonite support took control of my laptop and told me: "The Documents Folder shortcut from within the Windows File Explorer is pinned to opening the Cookies Folder on your PC. You need to get the folders pinned and reorganised accordingly. Once the data is registered on your computer as a Document and not a Cookie file or folder, Carbonite will be able to back it up".

If I right click on the File Explorer icon in the Taskbar I don't see any mention of Cookies, so how do I overcome this problem? Can anyone please help?

Answer:Document Folder pinned to opening the Cookies folder

They appear to be commenting on something viewed via an explorer window, which they call "The Documents Folder shortcut".

I don't understand their statement- suggest you get back to them.

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When I go to the top left "Office Button" in Excel and go to my Recent Documents I can open most files, but there's one which does not open. I can open it by going to Open and finding it in my folders or directly from my Windows Explorer files, so the file is not a problem. I've tried opening it and closing it from both of these methods to see if I could reestablish a link, but that didn't work. I've also looked at "Excel Options" in the Advanced section, but didn't see anything that looked like it was the problem.

Again, I can open most recent files from Recent Documents, but this one doesn't work. Has anyone had this issue and fixed it?
Thanks!

Answer:Excel Recent Document not opening from Recent Documents

Perhaps this MS website may help you. It is applicable to Excel 2007, but if you read paragraph 3 under the first heading there is reference to opening files using Explorer & then finding they wont open in Excel, which might help you.

Customize the list of recently used files - Excel - Office.com

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When saving a Word 2007 document as a webpage (htm, html), an extra folder is automatically created besides the hmtl document itself. This folder contains background information like pictures, wallpaper etc. Is there a way to prevent that folder from being created in the first place? I've got Word 2000 on another computer, and when I save my word documents as html files over there, that extra folder is not generated. The only time that folder is created in 2000 is if my documents contain pictures, wallpaper etc. In Word 2007, it is created all the time, even though my documents are just plain text.
 

Answer:Solved: Word 2007, saving document as html document: how to get rid of extra folder?

Managed to find the solution, it was very simple after all. One has to save the document as a filtered webpage and click "yes" when a box pops up warning you that you will use certain featuers which are specific to Office2007, such as the background. Then the document will save without that extra folder and files.
 

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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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I have two questions regarding documents created in Word 2007...

1) Can links be created within a Word document? For example, can I click on and item my table of contents and have the document jump to that particular section of the document?

2) Also, is there a way to make sections of the document hidden until the user clicks a specific word or graphic in the document?

I'd like to specify a particular instruction and include a "Show example" link that would make a detailed example appear for those who needed the extra help.

Thanks everyone!

Answer:Word 2007 - Links within a document? Hide/Show sections of a document?

If you created table of contents through References - Table of Contents, you can hold Ctrl and click on the item in that table, word will take you there. This feature is standard.

Also, to navigate inside document you can use bookmark option.
Insert bookmarks. Word 2010 Bookmarks
Then insert Hyperlink - in the window select second tab "Place in This Document" and choose your bookmark.

As for hiding parts of document, I do not think that is possible.
You can create that in HTML document with javascript, but not in Word document.

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