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Look at this link that lists a whole bunch of troubleshooting things for Word. Startup Path If you can't get into Word, you can get the Word Startup path by either: Searching your hard disk for *.dot. (*.dot? Word 2000 hangs up and will time out showing a blank document (but no toolbars).

Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Back to Office & Productivity Software forum 7 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 I've also deleted the Spelling and Grammar Check folder (under the Registry Editor "regedit"). That contains things Word opens at startup. When you reinstalled it may still be unsing the old template Can't find your answer ?

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Thank you. March 31, 2009 16:46 Re: Update fails #5 Top jonath Senior Join Date: 31.3.2009 Posts: 32 Sorry for omissions - now collected here I hope. If that doesn't fix it, try renaming Normal.dot (Normal.dotm in Word 2007) to Normal.old (with Word and Outlook closed – and if you have opened a Word document within Internet Explorer,

I've noticed that when Word freezes, the "pen and notepad" picture of the Spelling and Grammar Check freezes. To turn off the computer to restart the computer, I had to press the ON/OFF button of the computer. if so remove it/them... I have tried repairing and reinstalling with no luck, so I'm looking for ideas.... *Helena* helenac, Mar 28, 2003 #1 Anne Troy Anne Joined: Feb 14, 1999 Messages: 11,744 Sounds

  1. The problem is on my PC.
  2. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.
  3. The reason for doing this is that there is a bug in the WinFax installer software – it doesn't always install its add-in in the right folder.
  4. Ashampoo is the better of the two you listed so that is what I'd suggest you use unless you don't like it for some reason.
  5. Other Office programs such as Excel work fine.
  6. It could be an innocent error or it could be a virus.
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The problem should now be fixed. Also, when enabling/disabling a firewall always follow that with a reboot or in some cases your action will not be "active". So try this: click Start, Run..., and type in "c:\program files\microsoft office\office##\winword.exe" /aThis will start Word with no add-ins or global templates (see MS Article 210565 for additional command line switch If the macro is not familiar to you (or to your IT department if you are at work), then it is almost certainly a virus – in which case, get hold

WinSockFix from http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=257. http://midsolutions.org/word-2000/word-2000-as-email-editor-outlook-2000-causing-text-headache.html The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. If you install such an application, it may be a good idea to cut and paste the add-in (using Windows Explorer) into the folder shown under Tools + Options + File Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Software & Hardware > Business Applications > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors

Also, Linda, it's almost 1:30 am in Sydney, Australia. Here are the usual Startup/Template locations for Word:C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates <= this is where my normal.dot resides (I have Office 2003 and WXP)C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE##\STARTUP <= this is where my If Normal.dotm is corrupted, Word might get stuck on this screen. news To prevent add-in conflict from blocking your access to Word, open Word in safe mode, then disable or remove add-ins.

Advertisement helenac Thread Starter Joined: Mar 20, 2003 Messages: 7 I have had MS Office 2000 Professional installed and running on my computer for a year and a half. However, if you don't want to disable the NAV plug-in (and if you don't get any problems with Excel), the fix on the Symantec site is to install a replacement WinFax Also, other programs work fine.

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Hopefully one of them will help. I can open MS Word 2000 or 2002 fine. I have tried your winword /a method. I can open Word by going to "start" "run" and typing in "winword.exe /a"I've also repaired Word using the installation CD.Any other suggestions?

I know you uninstalled office but programs sometime leave traces behind. The File Locations button is at the bottom of the scrolled list of options. If it doesn't work there either it's on system level. More about the author Open the Startup folder by entering "%Appdata%\Microsoft\Word\Startup" in the Windows Start prompt.

To verify whether this is the case, start Word without templates and add-ins loaded, to see whether it still crashes: to do this, click the Start button in the bottom left References (3) Microsoft Support: How to Use Startup Command Line Switches to Start Word 2010, Word 2007, Word 2003, Word 2002, and Word 2000Microsoft Office: Load or Unload a Template or Be sure to include the quotation marks and the space before /a. But in any case, it really is a good idea to disable the NAV plug-in, and if you do so, you won't get any of these conflicts.

Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum The /a switch is intended as a troubleshooting tool only, and you shouldn't continue to use it to start Word. I have done that "winword /a" thing. Terms of Use Disclaimer Privacy Statement Contact Local US & World Sports Business A&E Life Jobs Cars Real Estate Skip to main content.

Updated my Adobe software & Word opened right up. When I try Thread Tools Search this Thread 09-09-2004, 09:05 AM #1 kidslove Registered Member Join Date: Sep 2004 Posts: 3 OS: XP Hi - I'm new to Thoughts? - This one is a dooosey...for me at least! Thanks for sharing the solution 09-20-2004, 06:55 AM #8 -Chris- Registered Member Join Date: Sep 2004 Posts: 6 OS: XP Quote: Originally Posted by kidslove - I still

Clicking the "Go" button on the Advanced screen opens a new dialog box whose controls enable you to disable and remove add-ins. The Data key stores a lot of your toolbar and macro settings. For most people, even if the default printer is a network printer, this will not cause any problems, because the printer driver will usually be installed on your hard disk.