Re: Disappearance of option to open new Word doc when right-clicking dektop, and choosing "New"
That's nothing to do with Office, its a feature of your o/s settings
There are simpler ways of creating a new Office doc via shortcut
BTW why crosspost to an ME group, office 2007 doesn't run on ME
"Bill" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> In desperation, after not getting the answer on the Vista.Genearl group,
> I'm posting this to as many groups as I think may be able to help as I
> suspect that the problem could occur in any MS operating system and is not
> Vista specific. It might just even be associated with MS Word itself.
> The problem is as stated in the subject. After I did a factory reformat
> of a pre-installed Vista Home Premium on an Acer Aspire L3600 and
> re-installed my apps, including MS Office 2007 Plus I found that when I
> right-click the desktop and choose "New", most of options to open a new
> folder, shortcut, Bitmap Image and documents in the Office suite are there
> except for MS Word. It used to be there, now it's not and as far as I can
> see it is the only one missing. In fact Word shows up when I installed MS
> Office on my wife's Dell laptop as a test. I've un- and re-installed the
> entire Office suite to no avail. How has this happened, but more
> importantly, how can I get it back in the list? It's the feature of the
> right-click procedure, other than opening a new folder, that I find the
> most useful.
> Fingers crossed.