Home Forums Tech Helproom Opening Word Dialog Box is Open Forum Rules | Contact Forum Editor | Report a Post Opening Word Dialog Box is Open Piggles 13:23 11 Aug 2018 Locked Every time I try to open a word document I get the message "The command cannot be preformed because a dialog box is open. Click ok, and then close open dialog boxes to continue". How can I get rid of it. (Word2007) wee eddie 13:46 11 Aug 2018 Have you rebooted the PC since this happened? Piggles 13:54 11 Aug 2018 Many timess lotvic 00:29 12 Aug 2018 Try some of the fixes as per click here Taff™ 07:56 12 Aug 2018 Find normal.dot and rename it normal.old Reboot computer and start Word. This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.