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word will not open

Postby lenny » Sat, 02 Jul 2005 04:05:02 GMT

Hi, Related to my other post in this group but here I will try to start from 
the beginning.
I can't open Word 2000. It doesn't matter if I click on the shortcut or the 
actual .exe nothing happens. WINWORD.EXE is however showing under Processes 
in Windows Task Manager. If I click on the shortcut 4 times it appears 4 
times. I can't End Process on any of them. The only way I can stop the 
process is to restart Windows.

Please, does any body have any idea what could be wrong. I have deleted 
normal.dot. All other programs run ok, install ok and delete ok. It is only 
Word that will not do any of those things.

I am completely stuck.

Event viewer only shows errors in System. Event ID 104 The System Restore 
initialization process failed.
Event ID 7000 The Microsoft Secure Messenger.NET Service service failed to 
start due to the following error......
The filename, directory name or volume label syntax is incorrect

And
Event ID 7023
The system Restore Service service terminated with the following error:
The system cannot find the file specified.


They are the only errors I can see and they don't look relevant to me. I 
might be wrong.

Please help.
Lenny 



Re: word will not open

Postby Anne Troy » Sat, 02 Jul 2005 05:24:36 GMT

Hi, Lenny. Try these steps:
 http://www.**--****.com/ 
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~Anne Troy

www.OfficeArticles.com
www.MyExpertsOnline.com






from
the
Processes
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Re: word will not open

Postby Charles Kenyon » Sun, 03 Jul 2005 05:19:50 GMT

Have you reviewed  http://www.**--****.com/ 
(I haven't checked it against what you've tried, but I think you want to do 
so.)

Don't keep clicking on your shortcut.
-- 
Charles Kenyon

Word New User FAQ & Web Directory:  http://www.**--****.com/ 

Intermediate User's Guide to Microsoft Word (supplemented version of
Microsoft's Legal Users' Guide)  http://www.**--****.com/ 

See also the MVP FAQ:  http://www.**--****.com/ !
 --------- --------- --------- --------- --------- ---------
This message is posted to a newsgroup. Please post replies
and questions to the newsgroup so that others can learn
from my ignorance and your wisdom.








Re: word will not open

Postby lenny » Wed, 06 Jul 2005 07:39:05 GMT

thanks for the help. I have sorted it out by removing all traces from the 
registry that I could find, deleting the program folder and then 
reinstalling.
It worked anyway.
"Charles Kenyon" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM > wrote in 








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