123joey123 10:30 03 Apr 2009

When I try to open a file in Word all I get is code. Anyone help?

  wee eddie 11:03 03 Apr 2009

Open "Search", including "Advanced Options" and look for "Normal.dot"

Delete it and reboot the PC.

  Marko797 11:13 03 Apr 2009

would be useful to know what version of Word u are using.
Are u trying to open a Word document which someone has sent u, or is it one of your own documents?
It might also be the case that the document in question is corrupt, which I normally associate with the 'code' which u mention.

  123joey123 11:28 03 Apr 2009

It is Office97.It is my own file and was not corrupt.

Sorry mark, I'm a bit dim. Not surewhaqt you mean by open with search

  Marko797 11:50 03 Apr 2009

It was wee eddie that mentioned the search. I assume he means, go to bottom left on your desktop, Start/Search/Files Folders/All Files & Folders/More Advanced/Microsoft Office Word 97-2003 Template - the latter from the extensive drop down menu. I suspect he means that the Normal.dot might be in there. Give it a try and post back.

  Marko797 12:05 03 Apr 2009

so have forgotten most of your version.
A quick google found this which might help:
click here

  123joey123 12:09 03 Apr 2009

Thanks mark
Didn't do the trick,I'm afraid

  UK Sub 13:10 03 Apr 2009

You could try/check this

click here

  123joey123 13:51 03 Apr 2009

Thanks for help,all

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