Word 2002 "File" menu disappeared



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Word 2002 "File" menu disappeared

Postby ZmFsY28 » Sun, 18 Feb 2007 14:13:05 GMT

When I open Word 2002 from the Start button  the file menu is missing. In the 
usual upper left hand site for "File" is "Save As".

How do I get Word to return to its original default opening with the "File" 
menu available once more?

Re: Word 2002 "File" menu disappeared

Postby Suzanne S. Barnhill » Sun, 18 Feb 2007 14:49:49 GMT

Many users have reported losing commands from their menu bar. Try these
fixes (in order):

1. Open Tools | Customize. On the Toolbars tab, select Menu Bar and press

2. If that doesn't work, switch to the Commands tab and select Built-in
Menus in the Categories list. In the Commands list, select the appropriate
menu and drag it to the menu bar.

3. If that doesn't work (or the problem recurs on restarting Word), see

Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
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