Winwordc.exe not working

  frappy 20:27 21 Feb 2012

Every time I finish a Word document in Office 2010 Starter Edition and print off - I then get the message "Winwordc.exe not working" when I come out off Word. I get a blue screen and with a series of clicking X and the blue screen I get the said message and eventually it clears. What is the cause and how do I prevent this please

  robin_x 20:52 21 Feb 2012

Quiet tonight. I see you have nothing on DS request either.

I don't know the answer.

I presume you dont mean Blue Screen of Death (BSOD).

My inclination is that you might have picked up some malware.

Install and scan with Malwarebytes

Otherwise try re-installing Office 2010 Starter

  frappy 10:16 22 Feb 2012

The Malwarebytes download makes no difference nor "repair" via the Control Panel. Is it OK to re-install Office Starter 10 on top of the original installation?

  robin_x 10:49 22 Feb 2012

Should be. It will warn you if not.

  frappy 14:18 22 Feb 2012

In addition what I have already tried, I downloaded Office Starter 10 again but no difference. Still getting the same message and the PC is running slower now - ugh!

  frappy 15:30 22 Feb 2012

Further - I tried a system restore going back to 9 Feb 12 but still have same problem. Since restored to today's date as other things back.

  Terry Brown 15:34 22 Feb 2012
  robin_x 15:39 22 Feb 2012

No further ideas from this side (I did have a Google without result)

Presumably your computer seems otherwise OK?

Can you use LibreOffice instead as a workaround?

It is free, Word Compatible (mostly), and can handle .doc and .docx files.

  robin_x 15:40 22 Feb 2012

Obviously my Googling needs improving.

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