word will not open

  nonowtatall 12:58 06 Nov 2010
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when i try to open a word document nothing happens and it says not responding I have put the disc in to do a repair and still nothing i have windows xp and word 2007 any ideas

  wee eddie 13:08 06 Nov 2010

Have you tried turning the PC off and on again? It is surprising how often this solves problems.

  onthelimit 15:17 06 Nov 2010

I'd be tempted to uninstall Office, then reinstall.

  nonowtatall 15:21 06 Nov 2010

hi wee eddie have turned the machine off many times (its a laptop)I cant open any stuff that i had done ages ago nothing opens i even typed a new word letter and that will not open so what causes it

  bremner 15:52 06 Nov 2010

Before uninstalling try this.

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  wee eddie 10:21 07 Nov 2010

What Anti Virus are you using, also mention any Malwear products that you are running, and whether everything is up-to-date and run regularly?

  Diemmess 15:17 07 Nov 2010

Might be similar to this
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My friend found that he couldn't run any application exe files.

  Sea Urchin 10:42 23 Nov 2010

So Word must have opened to do that?

  shanleigh89 15:58 23 Nov 2010

Possibly, your file has been infected by a virus. Try to scan it with updated anti-virus and see if it works!

  sunnystaines 08:25 24 Nov 2010

back in the days of office xp i tried a registry programe called "wise" afterwards could not open word or excel even uninstal and reinstal via cd did not help ended up reformat and reload of everything.

just wondered if you have tried a reg cleaner that might have messed up word.

  wee eddie 10:16 24 Nov 2010

for almost 3 weeks, I think we can assume that he has either, solved the problem, or given up.

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