Hmmm, try setting the default printer to something other than your real
printer (assuming you have one) like XPS document writer, or Office Live
meeting writer or similar.
See if it still hangs then. I've noticed Word sometimes hangs up for a few
seconds (sometimes falling over in the process) when it connects up to my
May be some of the Office MVPs can enlighten us. :-)
Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User.
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"John Monahan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> This is a repost of something I put up a while back and got no response!
> Would like to try again. Hopefully somebody out there has an idea or
> suggestion. Her goes:-
> I have a problem with Office 2007 not responding when I come back from
> sleep mode under Vista (Business edition). If I launch these programs
> after returning from sleep
> mode they sometimes just hang. It unfortunately is not consistent.
> Sometimes they
> work OK more othen not. It sels to be a function of how long Vista is in
> sleep mode. It seems to require at least a few hours. They work perfectly
> with a "normal" startup.
> If I try and cancel the program they hang. The top Window Caption bar says
> "Not Responding". Ctrl+Alt+Del shows up as the tread "Not responding".
> Using the "End tread" option takes a few minutes to close. Even if I try
> shut down Vista the whole thing takes 2 minutes. It does not seem to be an
> Internet reconnect problem because I can use IE7 to get out fine.
> Most interestingly I did not have this problem with Office 2003 on this
> exactly same hardware hardware setup or earlier under Windows XP.
> Please help. This is very frustrating.