Can't open Word documents from University Website!

  Neutered 17:37 21 Nov 2004
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My brother is having problems opening Word documents from his university's website. When he opens the document all he gets is a small yellow box with a scroll inside it, and a flashing cursor to the left of the box. He has no problems opening documents which have been created using Powerpoint.

Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

  Diodorus Siculus 17:40 21 Nov 2004

Can he save them to disk and try opening? Where are they being opened from? The website?

  Neutered 17:55 21 Nov 2004

He's trying to open them from the website. He's tried copy and paste to Word but has exactly the same results. By doing a copy to a floppy, again, no joy!

  Diodorus Siculus 17:59 21 Nov 2004

Can he right click on the link and save to disk? Then try opening locally.

  Neutered 18:08 21 Nov 2004

Yes - Same problem I'm afraid.

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