Microsoft Word wont function

  mister p 19:44 16 Feb 03
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Can anybody help..???
Using Windows Mill/ the problem that ive got is that no matter what i try i cant get Microsoft Word to funtion.
Double clicking / right clicking on the icon brings up the square logo as if its going to load ok but the just freezes

Any idea's folks

Frustrated Old Git

  VoG™ 20:04 16 Feb 03

What version of Word?

Have downloaded any Service Packs for it?

  _Treb_ 20:05 16 Feb 03

Firstly I would suggest you uninstall word and then re-install it if you haven't already done so. I know that sounds like teaching gradma to suck eggs but.............

  VoG™ 20:23 16 Feb 03

Via e-mail - Word 2000


Does this apply: click here

  MAJ 20:25 16 Feb 03

Or try the Office detect and Repair function.

  mister p 20:26 16 Feb 03

Tried deleting and re-loading but no joy

  VoG™ 20:32 16 Feb 03

Use Find to search for a file called NORMAL.DOT (the default document template). When searching make sure that you use the option to include hidden files and folders.

Rename all NORMAL.DOT to ABNORMAL.DOT

Then try to start Word again.

This is a known issue with Word and Word 2000 in particular.

  mister p 20:37 16 Feb 03

Be back later,gonna give it a try

thanks

More than likely be back sooner rather than later

  mister p 21:00 16 Feb 03

A Massive! thank you to voG...
worked a treat and now i can get my daughter and wife of my back as they have homework to do.

Thanks again

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