Important Make a note of the original file name so that you can restore the file, if it is necessary. In addition there is a list of , , and. Type below command in the Run box. But that doesnt seem related to the Office issue. Crowder has been a freelance writer on a variety of topics including but not limited to technology, education, music, relationships and pets since 2008.
If the problem is resolved after you start Word, you have determined that the printer is causing the problem. For more help fixing registry data key problems, consult the Microsoft Word support page. This is what I've noticed so far. You must delete the Word Options registry key and allow Word to rebuild the key using default settings to repair the problem. Startup Items Word's splash screen may freeze because of a corrupted template or other file in Word's Startup folder. After this, you can start an Office application to see if the problem has been fixed or not.
This includes macros, formatting, toolbars, AutoText and more. Obviously since I haven't created any such file 6. If Word opens fine, you likely have a problem with a few corrupt documents. This most often happens when you change menu options, a corrupted Word file alters the registry or a virus edits the registry key. If more than one add-in is listed, clear only one add-in check box at a time. What caused this and what can I do to fix the problem without losing my files? You can also manually troubleshoot the problem and fix the issue yourself. I've done the ctrl thing and it's still not opening even after I've clicked yes Please say you have the answer! Have you tested using New Word.
When you restart Word, a new file is created with the default settings. If it doesn't stop, use the Safely Remove Hardware dialog box. Very frustrating as when I go to Microsoft Helppage they expect me to pay almost 50 per problem for a software problem that is theres! If your computer shuts down during the installation process or another program is running during the process, Word isn't able to install correctly. Parker now serves as a marketing specialist at one of the largest mobile app developers in the world. You can also customize the site to control your search. Corrupted registry settings can hinder startup and cause the frozen splash screen problem. Will update if I find anything else.
Fortunately, you have a few troubleshooting solutions at your disposal that can get you up and running again without any outside support. If this key is corrupted, Word might not be able to recognize these options, leading to the program not starting at all. Word will not launch even if I navigate through Start Menu and go to the Office folder. Optional settings are not created during setup. Summary This article describes how to troubleshoot problems that may occur when you start or use Microsoft Word. File corruption also can occur when the file in question is on a and the device is disconnected while open in Windows. Press Win + R to open Run dialog; 2.
To determine whether an item in a Startup folder is causing the problem, temporarily disable the registry setting that points to these add-ins. Someone mentioned trying to s. Word Options Menu options and settings are stored in the registry. On the File menu, click Exit. Repair Corrupted System Files and Open Office in Repair Not Working Office Bad sectors may cause corrupted system files in Windows system, leading Office cannot work properly or other problems.
She holds a Master of Science in English. Click Delete on the Edit menu, and then click Yes. Changing the status of the document will make the option available again. Before you use any of the following methods, try first to install updates. How do I fix Microsoft Word if it won't open at all? About the Author Melly Parker has been writing since 2007, focusing on health, business, technology and home improvement.
Are you properly releasing the object you're assigning the Word application to? Couldn't find anything in the eventviewer at the Office launch moments. If Word starts and works correctly, great! Additional resources If you experience specific issues when you use Word, go to the following websites to search for specific information about your program version:. For more information about how to use the Organizer to copy macros and styles, press F1 in Word to open Microsoft Word Help, type rename macros in the Search box, and then click Search to view the topic. Delete the Word Options registry key. Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly.