Lady need urgent help

  ctype 20:00 20 Feb 09
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Have installed open office orig.
I have a frozen screen with a letter head on it
box at bottom of screen says

letters.odt(read-only)

The open office symbol is to the left of this.
Will not budge or let me close down the computer.

Sorry a technophobe....
Don't fancy staying up all night would be obliged if someone could rescue me soon..EV

  DieSse 20:12 20 Feb 09

Switch off the system as follows.

Press the power button and hold it pressed for at least 10 seconds.

The system should turn off. Then you can turn it back on and see how it behaves second time around.

Be prepared for a message saying you have closed windows down wrongly, and for a test that may be run. Don't worry about this - just let it happen and check the system eventually comes on as normal.

  ctype 21:31 20 Feb 09

Thank you very much. I had spent 3 hours trying to get myself out of that fix.

Ev

  woodchip 23:01 20 Feb 09

Right Click task Bar then close the program down in the ist that is the problem.

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