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    I think that has solved the immediate problem. ...

    I think that has solved the immediate problem. You are indeed the man!

    Is there any way to avoid having to decline a change to normal.dot every time Word is closed?
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    Cannot locate the add-ins or the Word Options. ...

    Cannot locate the add-ins or the Word Options. But that website of yours certainly seems to describe my problem. Where can I find that setting?

    update: found it
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    Well Rick - you are certainly in the ball park. ...

    Well Rick - you are certainly in the ball park. When changing normal.dot to oldnormal.dot it is then possible to successfully open Word. But, closure and attempting to again open Word produces the...
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    Thank you for reply, but sadly same error boxes...

    Thank you for reply, but sadly same error boxes when starting from winword.exe

    Should have mentioned that all .doc files open OK on another computer, and rolling back a week with System Restore...
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    MS Word stopped working

    Running Office 2000 in Windows 7 Pro 64-bit.

    All Office modules have been running successfully for a few years. Today however when starting Word this error message is received:

    Windows ...
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    Also sometimes have this problem despite using...

    Also sometimes have this problem despite using MalwareBytes and Vipre Premium. Also agree that the excellent ERUNT program is more help than System Restore. I've noticed that this switch to Windows...
  7. Thread: Unlocker

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    Unlocker

    Fred's column correctly recommended 'Unlocker' as a valuable tool for users. I have two small points to raise.

    I already have version 1.9.1 installed and several times it has saved my bacon - but...
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    After recovering the situation and my composure...

    After recovering the situation and my composure with the Acronis backup my boot time returned to its previous acceptable level. I then discovered that the indispensable MailWasher utility requires...
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    Thankfully, with that many updates I had...

    Thankfully, with that many updates I had previously done an Acronis image [note my user name - previous scars], but [sigh] what an eternity to run. However, rolled back and this time installed the...
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    Boot Time Increased

    Until today my time to boot Windows XP Home was just over one minute. However, after today's MS updates my boot time has increased to nearly three minutes. In addition, status bar icons for...
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    Asking a question, hopefully, before the answer...

    Asking a question, hopefully, before the answer is really necessary.
    Can one do a repair installation on Windows XP Home SP3 with an installation CD for Windows XP Home SP2?
    If so, are there any...
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