Word takes a long time to open



  • 1. pc freezes
    I have a pc with Word 6.0 on it. I just upgraded from Windows 98se to Windows XP Home Edition. When I try to open Word or a Word document the word window comes up and then the little hour glass just sits there vibrating and the system is locked up and must be rebooted. Any help will be appreciated. P.S. All other apps i.e. Excel, Powerpoint work fine
  • 2. HELP, Error
    Each time I try to open Word, I get >Microsoft Word for Windows has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Error winword.exe
  • 3. Word document as an E-Mail attachment
    Could someone help me with this? I put together a word document with text and I scanned an obituary I clipped from the local newspaper into the document. When I attach it to an E-Mail message and send it to my office E-Mail and I open it all I get is a bunch of  symbols instead of the text and obit I inserted. Can you tell me what I am doing wrong?
  • 4. Symbols instead of text
    When I open a file from mail or internet I get this Garbled Symbols and some words no text. I don't understand and I don't know ghow to get my normal text back ...Please Help!
  • 5. Microsoft Word problems
    I use the Word program with my WindowsME computer program. When I get ready to save a document, whether I "save" it or "save as", I always get an error message, and says that the program will now close. Help!!! I have downloaded updates, and everything else I can think of, but it still does not work. Any suggestions??????

Word takes a long time to open

Postby Nancy Gubman » Sat, 08 Nov 2003 03:29:21 GMT

This problem started a week ago -- it takes at least 1 
minute for Word to open, and then close to 1 minute for 
each file to open.  I haven't encountered this problem in 
the past.

RE: Word takes a long time to open

Postby pmelek » Sun, 09 Nov 2003 08:19:41 GMT

If this is happening across the board with all apps and files (and you're running Windows XP), it may just be time to run Disk 

Re: Word takes a long time to open

Postby Suzanne S. Barnhill » Sun, 09 Nov 2003 08:59:59 GMT

Do you have Journaling enabled in Outlook?

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