Re: Word 2007 crashing
That helped with the crashing so I'll remember it--thanks for that!
Unfortunately, there seem to be greater problems, specific to the docx
format. The only way I can work in the file is by using the arrow keys; it's
almost as if the content has been placed in a frame or box (which it hasn't).
When I close the file I get the message that the program can't recover
Building Blocks.dotx., then it crashes. Doesn't crash if I make text or
More ideas? (you are a wiz!)
"Rick Rogers" wrote:
> With Word, one trick is to delete normal.dot while the program is not
> running (in the 2007 version this file is normal.dotm). This is the default
> user template and it will be recreated when you restart the software. A
> corrupt normal.dot file can cause the exact issues you describe. You should
> be able to find the file here:
> C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Template s
> Best of Luck,
> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
> "Katy M" <KatyM@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > I'm using a trial version of the home office software for Vista. I've had
> > it
> > since early August, but have not used any of the programs except Word
> > 2007.
> > I haven't done anything complex with Word , but it seemed to work ok until
> > the last week. Now it's started crashing every time I start to work with
> > it.
> > I'm trying to do a very small newsletter (two pages max), so it shouldn't
> > be
> > a size issue. No figures, pictures, only a couple of sentences in
> > different
> > colors, a basic header. I ran the Office diagnostics and they didn't find
> > anything. The trial still has a couple of weeks to go, so it isn't that
> > it's
> > expired.
> > I haven't tried rebooting yet, or some of the things one used to do, as
> > it's
> > late. But it's a pretty consistent problem, so I wonder if there's some
> > trick
> > I need to know about.
> > Suggestions/comments welcome. TIA
> > Katy M