winword.exe using memory

  User-9CD7E383-7D1E-4745-A591D7CFE8CB4780 11:43 23 Feb 2008

Hi all. My computer has started to run really slow recently which i have pinned down to winword.exe,how do i stop it using all of my RAM.Is it a virus,spyware,adware?I've ran spybot,SAS and AVG but they have found nothing.Thank you in advance for any help offered.

  crosstrainer 11:45 23 Feb 2008

winword.exe is the programme exectuble file for Microsoft Word. It's not a virus.

That's ok then,how do i stop it using up all of my memory though?I have pc wizard installed and it says 'cpu load' is 100%,even though all i have running is this webpage.

  crosstrainer 13:29 23 Feb 2008

Not be loading at startup, try downloading, updating and installing:

click here

If that reveals nothing, then you may have to go into msconfig and check to see what is ruuning on startup. To do this, click start, type run (a dialog box will open) type in "msconfig" (without the quotes) then click the startup tab and post back before you make changes.

  mfletch 13:42 23 Feb 2008

Also run Superantispyware in safe mode this way winword.exe wil not be running


Ok i have the startup box in front of me,what am i looking for?

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