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Error Message while running Microsoft Word and Works

Q: Error Message while running Microsoft Word and Works

Can not open Microsoft Works and receive error message which says the following:

"Program performed an illegal operation and will be shut down.
Details:MSWORKS caused an invalid page fault in
module <unknown> at 0000:00000001.
EAX=00000000 CS=016f EIP=00000001 EFLGS=00010246
EBX=0000183a SS=0177 ESP=0064dd88 EBP=00000081
ECX=67f12f46 DS=0177 ESI=00000a44 FS=5447
EDX=00000081 ES=0177 EDI=00000000 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
00 00 00 00 20 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 65
Stack dump:
67f12f46 00000a44 00000081 00000000 0064dff6 00183a adb405df 046f854c 05df17f6 821e0003 05dffee6 7394adc6 072a046f 2da70144 183a821e adf405df

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A: Error Message while running Microsoft Word and Works

First, are you running Word or Works when you get this message. I mean, do you get into Works at all or you get into Works, choose the Word processor and that's when you get the error...

If you like, you can try the "global" fix. Go to
and follow the instructions to clean up your hard drive. And then, of course, if that doesn't work, come on back in here and let us know what version of works you're using. If you can't figure out how to tell, find the file called msworks.exe on your hard drive, right-click the file name and hit Properties. The version is under there.

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Hello, I need help My Microsoft works came pre-installed with my Toshiba L505D laptop w/windows 7, and now when I try using it I get,
Microsoft works cannot access one or more files it needs to run. The files may have been renamed, deleted, or moved. Try reinstalling Microsoft Works and then starting again.
Well I have all the backup & recovery, applications & drivers, toshiba recovery dvds 1,2,&3, and Windows Recovery Enviorment (64-bit) discs that I created when my laptop was brand new. So do you know if somewhere on one of these discs has works to re-install, and if so which one do I use? Thank you for your time!!

A:Microsoft Works error message

Try going to Control Panel>Programs and Features locate Microsoft Works right click on it and see if you can select "Change" this may allow you to repair installation of Microsoft Works.

If not load each disk and search for a Microsoft Works install.exe file
if you find one uninstall Microsoft Works by the methods above, reboot then reinstall Microsoft Works.

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I've recently installed Microsft Works Suite 2002 on a laptop.
Everything was fine for a week and now when the machine gets to the desktop Windows XP says that an error has occurred in Microsoft Works Marketing Feature ..WKFUD.exe do you wish to report this to Microsoft etc.
The file is within Microsoft Works and when you double click it it starts a program for making flyers and poster etc.
The computer works normally other than this error.
Any ideas how to get rid of the error?


A:Error Message Microsoft Works 2002

First thing I would do is check for a virus, trojan or spyware.

Here are free programs to do the above.

Ad-Ware Checks and removes spyware

SWAT a free trojan program and free updates for life.
PC Cillion is an online free virus checker
I don't have the Works 2002 Suite but open the program and click on Help and see if it has a detect and repair utility.

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i just went from windows 2000 to windows 7 professional and we had to reinstall all programs....
i need to open my company logo which was saved in microsoft office word 97-2003 - my new program is microsoft works word processor - i have tried saving it in different formats on my old computer but nothing seems to be working....
any suggestions?

A:Converting files from Microsoft Office Word 97-2003 to Microsoft Works Word Processor

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I have a Gateway Notebook (model 6020GZ) that runs Windows XP Home Edition. Microsoft Works 8 came pre-installed on the system. I recently started using the calender/reminder feature in Microsoft Works 8. It worked fine for several weeks, then I began to get the error message: Microsoft Works 8 has encountered a problem and needs to close

Details are: App Name: wkscal.exe App Ver: 8.4.623.0
Mod Name: wkscalac.dll
Mod Ver: 8.4.623.0 Offset: 00066736

I have gone to and located the page that I believe would help me fix the problem, which they say is caused by either the mswkscal.wcd file is corrupted - or - the calendar file has reached a large size (which I don't think applies to me).

Microsoft's resolution includes removing Microsoft Works 8, running the Windows Installer CleanUp Utility, then re-installing Works 8.

My dilemma is I don't have a disc to reinstall. I have contacted Gateway, and they told me I needed to contact Microsoft Support. Microsoft Support tells me that since the software came pre-installed, they can't help me, and I need to contact Gateway - Do you see where this is going?

I do not want to uninstall Works 8 until I am sure I will be able to re-install it. Is there a download to re-install Works 8 or a patch that will fix the problem?

Any information would be greatly appreciated!

A:Error Message : Microsoft Works 8 has encountered a problem and needs to close

I have this same issue on my HP desktop computer. I can open and use the spreadsheet application in Microsoft works but not the word processing software. I do not have a disk to reinstall works - help please!

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Product : Microsoft Word
Version : 2003 SP3 with all updates

I have been using MS Word for 5 years without any problems. It has now developed an issue which I would like to resolve. When I start Word, it initiates and then displays a message "Microsoft Word has not been installed for the current user". It then terminates. If I start Word again, it starts normally and works normally.

However, this message is a concern because I don't know if something more serious is about to happen. It would be catestrophic if I could not access Word as all my documents are written in the Word format.

Anyone seen this before?



A:Microsoft Word Error Message

The link below may have a possible solution

mircrosoft office word has not been installed for the current user

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I am trying to type a document in microsoft word, but keep getting the error message "winword caused an invalid page fault in module Kernell32.DLL at 0167. bffc4591"

Can anyone please help?


A:Error message with microsoft word

There is a general troubleshooting link here Gill, but I think the problem is best handled in the "Business Applications" forum, so I'm going to transfer you there.;EN-US;q236319

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I'm not sure if this is where I should post this.....

I keep trying to open a document in Microsoft word and it says "There is not enough memory or disk space to complete the operation". I've deleted a bunch of photos and old files that I no longer use, restarted, and it's still happening.

I also have 13 little icons on the bottom right of my task bar on that normal?? I don't even know what half of them are and why they are there! They are java update available; updates are ready for your computer (which i'm scared to click on because of my last experience clicking on something like that); HP digital imaging monitor??; bluetooth; ati; local area connection (has an 'x' through it); superantispyware; avg; realtek hd audio manager; epower management; volume; and symaptics pointing device.

Any help would be great...I have a lot of work to do and I can't do it if these files won't open!

A:Microsoft word error message

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Every time I close Microsoft Word on my computer, I get the following message:

<<The printer has not yet responded, but the Microsoft Office program may be able to proceed without printer information. Do you want to continue to wait for the printer?>>

I am not trying to print anything - just close Word. Any suggestions?


A:Microsoft Word error message

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When trying to open up a word doc, the following error message appears: "Microsoft Word has not been installed for the current user. Please run setup to install the application." The problem is, word docs can be opened under three other usernames, but when my boss(administrator) logs onto the computer and tries to open up a word doc for his business, that is the error message he gets. What does he need to do to correct this? This is the second time this has happened. He had the problem fixed(don't know what they did, but they charged him $40.00) and now, here we go again. Microsoft support wants to charge 59.00, this is unacceptable. Please help!

A:Microsoft Word 2002 Error Message

try the following: per : this also applies to 2002

Log on to the computer by using an Administrator user account.
Start Microsoft Windows Explorer.
On the Tools menu, click Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Hidden files and folders, click Show hidden files and folders.
Click to clear the Hide extensions for known file types check box, and then click OK.
Open the following folder:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Office\Data\
If you are running Office 2003, right-click Opa11.dat, and then click Properties. If you are running Office XP, right-click Data.dat, and then click Properties.
Click the Security tab.
Click Advanced.
Click the Permissions tab.
Click to select Everyone in the Permission entries list, and then click Edit.
Click to select the Full Control check box.
Click OK three times.
If these steps do not resolve this issue, delete the Opa11.dat file or the Data.dat file from the following folder, and then restart an Office 2003 program or an Office XP program
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Office\Data

Hope this helps

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Hey TSG,

I use Microsoft Office 2010 and am receiving the error message "There was a problem sending the command to the program" whenever I open a Word document from My Documents. [see screenshot]

This error message does not pop up though if I open the file from within Word.

All documents being tested are .docx file types saved using Word 2010.

After Xing off the message or clicking "OK", Word is fully functional.

I'm at college and the installation disks are back home, so there's no hope for re-installation being my fix anytime soon (unless I go home this weekend).

Any ideas?

A:Solved: Microsoft Word 2010 Error Message

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Hi all,

I'm using Windows Vista and am suddenly unable to open any of my Microsoft Word 2007 documents. (Which means I can't recover my CV for this upcoming job )

When I try I get the following error message -
"C:\Programs Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\oart.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support."

On Googling the error message I saw that file was a security risk and followed the instruction in the topic, which was to open appwiz.cpl and then repair Microsoft Office 2007. But that didn't work, and I got the error message of - "Error 1310 C:config.msi\1151431.rbf Verify access". I received the same error message when I tried to uninstall, so I was unable to uninstall and reinstall the program.
Thanks in advance for any help, HeadDesk.

A:Microsoft Word - dll error message + can't repair/uninstall

I would uninstall/reinstall Office 2007.

You can try using Revo Uninstaller if normal uninstall procedures don't work (via Add/Remove Programs).


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Running Windows XP
I can type for about a minute in Word when this window drops down

Microsoft Visual C ++
Runtime Library

X Run time Error !
Program : C : \ Program Files \ Microsoft Office \ Office 10 \ WINWORD.EXE

abnormal program termination

This looses what ever I have on the screan


A:Microsoft Visual C ++ (run time error running Word)

I'm going to move this to the Business Applications forum.

In the meantime I suggest you find the file

And rename it normal.bak

Then reopen Word and see if the problem still occurs. If it does you probably need to do a repair or reinstall of the parent program Microsoft Works.

edit >> I've seen a couple of resolutions for this that involved going to Add/Remove Programs and removing "Microsoft Works Suite Add-in for Microsoft Word".

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I'm trying to print a document from Microsoft Word 2003 to a network printer.
When I select print I get an error message with the following text.
A microsoft word error 7, "The RPC server is unavailable" has occurred. When
I close the error box I get another error that immediately follows.
A microsoft word error 10, "There is a printer error" has occurred.
Have tried to troubleshoot the problem by re-installing the printer and this
does not help. Have even re-installed Microsoft Office 2003 and this has not
stopped the problem either. I have 12 workstations on a Windows 2003 server
and only 3 of my workstations are having this problem. All workstations are
running Windows XP professional sp2 and print just fine from all of my other server
applications. I have scanned all systems for malware and they are all clean.
I don't know what else to try and hope someone has seen this problem and may
have solution.

A:Solved: A microsoft word error 7 message occurs when users try to print

It could be caused by the Print Spooler service being stopped - that would explain the second error, which is an out-of-memory error. If that fails, make sure you have the latest printer driver - and the one you have may be corrupt.
If all this fails, try installing the printer again, but use the IP address of it, rather than having Windows auto-search for it. Another meaning of this error is that the PCs are unable to recognize one another.

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I need help uninstalling an add-in to Microsoft Works Suite 2006. I downloaded a program that helped me remove the actual program, Microsoft Works, but the add-in is still stuck and I can not for the life of me get this add-in to unisnstall.. This hole thing has been causing me problems for sometime now, it keeps making my WIndows Installer pop up flashing on the screen about fifty percent of the time I'm on my laptop. I have windows 7 if you need that information, I realize now the program has compatible issues..I finally got the program gone someone please help!! It is call Microsoft Works Suite Add-In for Microsoft Word.

A:Help Uninstalling Microsoft Works Suite (2006) Add-In for Microsoft Word

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I recently purchased an ASUS Windows 8.1 64 bit computer.  I transferred my Microsoft Works Version 8.0 word processor and spreadsheet files from my old computer onto the new computer.  I just purchased the Microsoft Office 2013 Home and Student Edition (64 bit version) from an online vendor and installed the software onto my new computer. 
I have no problems opening my Works spreadsheet files in Excel.  However, when I attempt to open a Works word processor file in Word, I get gibberish.  I did some research online and found out that there is a Microsoft tool called Works 6-9 Converter which allows one to open Works files in Word.
I downloaded the Works 6-9 Converter tool from the Microsoft Support website and installed it on my PC.  However, when I subsequently attempted to open a Works word processor file in Word, a dialog box appeared with the error message "Word cannot start the converter Wks9Pxy.cnv" and the file did not open properly (i.e., I got gibberish).
I did a little more research online and found out that uninstalling the Works 6-9 Converter, then downloading and installing the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package, and finally reinstalling the Works 6-9 Converter may correct this problem.  I followed these steps, but unfortunately when I attempt to open a Works word processor file in Word, I get the same error message and the file does not open properly. ... Read more

A:Cannot Open Microsoft Works Files in Microsoft Word 2013
Reboot after any changes you make.

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Hya everyone. I hope i am in the right forum. Could someone tell me how to change a letter in Microsoft Works processor into word format. My son is trying to email his c.v. to companies and agencies but got a letter from a couple stating unable to open file attachment please email in word format. We do not have microsoft word just microsoft works.

Dave H

A:Microsoft works word processor to word format

Check this Microsoft page and see if helps.

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just deleted micorosoft works and installed microsoft word(office) BUT now i cant open my old works documents? I have read alot about this but just wanted to check here before i did anything. Im sure i know what to do but just wanted to see what other methods are suggested? thanks!

A:microsoft works document to microsoft word?

What version are you using?

e.g. for 2003:

for 2010:

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When I am trying to copy a web page to microsoft works/word - the text copies but not the pictures. How can I get both??? thanks!!
Sorry should have added that this page on the web said "printer friendly page" so I clicked on that before copying but still no change, only the text copied.

A:how do I do this? IE to Microsoft works/word

Right click on the picture, choose copy, then paste it into Word/Works.

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A:Microsoft Word Works

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Is the word processor included with Microsoft Works actually Word? A friend has asked what it would cost but the difference in pricing between Word and Works seems awfully large which implies that it's not actually Word that is being used.

Thanks ...weeG

A:Microsoft Works or Word

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Hello to all the wonderful computer literate people out there. Got a Doozie for you ! I am working off of XP. I have Microsoft Works & Money 2002. I have tried and tried and tried again to no avail trying to attach my resume to my email. but when i do, they cannot open it. So I do my resume on the untitled document and "save as" file type Word 97.doc. and attach it. They can open it but the structure of the resume is all out of wack. They ask me to send it on Word. I got a copy of MS Word '97 from a friend and went to install it to my computer and got the following message:

* 16 bit DLL Error
Windows system 32 autoexe.NT
The Subsystem file is not suitable for running Ms-Dos and Windows applications. Choose to terminate the application.

now everytime i try to install anything, like reinstalling my HP scanner, i get the same error and it wont let me install.
Could someone please explain to me what is happening to my puter.. please speak in lamest terms, i am not a genious with this thing, if it was up to me, my HP would be in the backyard and get the 10 buckshot salute!

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I bought my computer in 2008ish, maybe 2009, and it came with Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit. It also came with pre-installed software, and of those pre-installed software included Microsoft Works Word Processor. I upgraded to Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit last week, and I have been painstakingly installing my programs back after I messed up the installation. First, I installed Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit, then I realized I put in the wrong disc so I then put in Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, then I upgraded to Ultimate 64-bit. All my programs got messed up in the process and I basically have a clean install of Windows 7 with a Windows.old folder containing my programs in a folder, which all need to be re-installed. I can see my Microsoft Works Word Processor, but it won't let me run the installation on it. I tried running it in compatibility modes for every available option, but nothing works. I also ran it as an administrator. How can I legally re-install these programs I purchased? I have tons and tons of .wps files that I want to be able to open with a program I purchased with my computer. Yes, I have heard of OpenOffice and it does not support .wps files. I do have Microsoft Office Professional 2013 installed, but it can't seem to open .wps files (unless I'm wrong).

A:Microsoft Works Word Processor

Microsoft Office 2013 is capable of opening Works 6-9 documents in a Compatibility mode.

To do that in Word 2013 you need to go File - Open - Computer - Browse.
In Open window you have to select a filter:
All files (*.*) or Works 6 - 9 Document (*.wps)

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When attempting to access Microsoft Works Word Processor, I get an error message that reads:
Microsoft Works Word Processor has stopped working
A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.
I haven't gotten any notification, and this has been happening for several days.

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Hello - I copied a file from someone's computer onto a floppy. When I put the floppy in my machine I received this message " Works cannot open the file because the file may be in use by another application, the file format may not be supported by any of the installed converters, or the file may be corrupt." The computer I copied the file from is running windows XP. The computer I tried to open the file on is running Windows me. The windows me computer does have microsoft works word processor installed on it . So It should be able to open the program. Both computers were purchased within a year and a half so programs should be compatible. I have tried opening the file with Word but that doesn't work either. Any suggestions? Just for clarity the file I cannot open is from " Microsoft works word Processor.

A:Microsoft works word processor

I downloaded this program and it fixed the problem


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Um, sorry to bother you all with this but I need a bit of help with a works word file. The program does not want to open saying that it is in use, format not supported or its corrupt. I've tried re-installing works to no effect and I doubt its corrupt since I can see the text inside with a little space like a square between each character. Unfortunatly, its image heavy since its college work.

I really need to get this open so I can print it and hand it in, any ideas?


A:Microsoft Works Word processor

Oh, and I'll send it to someone willingly if they could turn it or transfer all the stuff onto a Microsoft word documant or Openoffice. I'll be eternally grateful.

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Hi guys,
I'm doing a science lab report and I'm typing it up right now. I am almost finish but I'm having probz with the data do I Merge cells in Microsoft WORKS, I can't find the option no where, I don't know if I'm just simply looking over it or yea, can anyone tell me how to do this?

Or is it so that you can't do this in MS Works...if not, wht software can I use to do this?

---Thanks In Advance!! =D!


A:Microsoft Works Word Processor...?

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I've changed something inadvertently on my computer.....when I get to my Microsoft Works Word program, the text on the screen is huge, as is the toolbar...I've tried everything to fix it and can't seem to figure it out.....I hope someone can give me a hand...many thanks.

A:Microsoft Works Word help needed

Hmm, I know if you have the zoom set past 100% the text will be huge, but not quite sure if that goes the same for the toolbars. I'll check further.

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Hi Everyone,I did a quick search of the forums and didn't come up with anything similar to the problem I've just started having with MS Word.I'll be working on a document and saving my work every so often. Then all of a sudden Windows starts telling me that it can't save the file. I goofed and didn't think quick enough to get a screen shot of that message.However, I was able to copy past everything, from the document I was trying to save, to a new document, which is what I did as I had already had the same thing happen to me a couple of times before. Then when I clicked 'Yes' I get "This" message.OK, so then I click 'No on exit to close the document and got "This" asking if I wanted to save the changes to the document. Then I Just click No because that's the only option that will let me close that application. Then when I try to open it again I get "This" dreaded message.Have any of you guys ever run into anything like this before?It doesn't seem to matter if the document only has ten pages or if it has one hundred ten pages. Nor does it seem to matter if I have a lot of images in it or none at allI am at a loss as to what to do to prevent this form happening in the future. At least I have a work around that I can use so as not to lose my entire document..., but this is still just a bit nerve wercking.Thanks for any help or advice guys.Wendy

A:Microsoft Works Word Processor

We've had more than a few Works problems latelyYou might want to look at these:

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I have Windows XP and Microsoft Works word processing at home, but at work I have Word. I can't open things I have typed at home in Word, and if I send something in Works as an attachment in an email, other people can't open it. So I have several questions:

1) Why have I not got Word? Is Works the new version of Word? Will everyone soon have it? What is the difference? Why are they not compatible?
2) Is it posible to download Word on the internet? How can I get Word on my computer? Or how can I send a document to someone who only has Word so that they can open it?


A:microsoft works/word problem

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I've got Word at work and the Windows XP(home edition) Works word processor at home -- but they don't seem to be compatiable when I bring a disk home with a Word file.

Any tips?

A:Microsoft Works and Word -- compatible??

In Word 2000, there's a Save As Works 2000 option. If your file is anything other than very basic, you'll be prompted that "some features may be lost". I just tried it with a Word doc containing a table (Works WP files doesn't do tables), sure enough it came out pretty screwed.

You could always download OpenOffice for use at home -- it opened the file (Word version) no problem.


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I have tried many things to uninstall but it always says find the uninstall directory for that software this link shows someone finally solved it:
Solved: MS Works 8 will not uninstall - Tech Support Guy Forums
i tried doing what he did but 4657B.msifile that is msworkuninstaller is not in there but i got many other files similar to those numbers with .msi
Please help thank you

you can also message me if you want if you know how to do it

<email removed to protect from spambots>

A:How do i uninstall Microsoft Works 8.5 (not word)

You could probably use a 3rd-party Uninstaller utility, like these here. Note: Revo free edition is too limited to perform a complete cleanup of old Works files.

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Is there any way to alphabetize a list in Microsoft Works Word Processor 8.5?

A:Microsoft Works Word Processor 8.5

You need to add the items to a table and then you should be able to do the sorting.

Look in the "Help" and search on 'sort' and the last entry is a helper.

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I am wanting to help my mom. She can never remember to save her documents using Word (thats all she will be comfortable with) in rich text format or in .doc. The program first choice in the "save as" menu is .wps which is unreadable to many she has to submit documents to and also takes up much more space. Is there any way I can change the defaults or just make the .rtf the first choice in her choices of saving files?
thanks bunches in advance

A:Microsoft Works Word Processor

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My computer recently had a virus, a friend came by to fix it and everything is up and running like before, but my Word still isn't working. I have a Desktop hard drive hooked up so i don't want to restart my computer. I tried changing the program in my set associations panel, and still nothing. Any other advice?

A:HELP:Microsoft Works Word Processor

You mentioned that you changed the file association, so when you click on a .doc file, what program is starting up right now?

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Hi --

I've just bought a new computer (running on VISTA) with Microsoft Works 8.1 pre-installed and am having a problem. When I type a document and try to e-mail it, nothing happens. I don't get error messages -- just nothing happens.

Will appreciate any suggestions.



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Where can I download this? I don't know why I can't find it ANYWHERE. It's on my win 7 desktop, but I want it on my laptop. Can someone please find me a download link? If it's not free, then a paid download is fine.

A:Microsoft Works word processor

it is discontinued software now
you still see copies on Amazon or Ebay, but it is very much buyer beware

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I have Vista Home Premium 64. Working with word I copy paste from email or internet to word.
I have to do a save and copy small bits, paragraph or two.To it in one shot it closes It just shut down and state DEP closed it. I have turned DEP off, and it still shuts down word Any Help would be nice. Thanks TrujoeJT

A:DEP shuts down Microsoft works word

Originally Posted by TrujoeJT

I have Vista Home Premium 64. Working with word I copy paste from email or internet to word.
I have to do a save and copy small bits, paragraph or two.To it in one shot it closes It just shut down and state DEP closed it. I have turned DEP off, and it still shuts down word Any Help would be nice. Thanks TrujoeJT

I suspect DEP isnt turned off or it wouldn't be able to "shut down word". You can however, simply add word to DEP's exception list and it will ignore it.

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When using the Microsoft Works 7 Word Processor I am unable to open a document that I have previously Saved, the computer hangs and the following message is displayed.:

"The procedure entry point [email protected]@@[email protected] could not be found in the dynamic link library dlbtutil.dll."

I have Googled the message without success and no previous relevant messages can be found in the Bleepingcomputer forums

Please can anyone suggest the cause of the problem and how it can be resolved?

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I was typing a document, saved it and closed it. When I went back to get I got this message:"In order to open this file Works needs to use a file converter, which may pose a security risk if the file you are opening is a malicious file. Choose OK to open this file if you are sure it is from a trusted trusted source."

When I click OK I get this:"Works cannot open (file name). The file may be in use by another application, the format may not be supported by any of the installed converters, or the file may be corrupt." and then receive a blank page.

Does anyone know what this is and how I can get my doc. back. This is happening with a few docs. but not all.

Thank You

A:Microsoft Works Word Processor

Please consider this only a suggestion as I am not sure I understand the program problem you

are having, . . as I am only familiar with word pad, etc.

but open a new file of the word processor and click save and then check the drop down under
the title window and check the options you have to save as, is it possible that an optional choice may be what you need to do ?

Are you able to find the documents that you are not able to open ?

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My system is Windows XP and I feel my computer user level is just basic. I have lost all the history in my Microsoft Works(7.0) Word Processor. (no clue how it got lost)When I go to My Documents I can see all the files from history but I cannot open any of them. When I try to open a file it directs me to buy Word Perfect(R) 11 software with an upgrade to Word Perfect 12 for $99.00. Should I buy the software? Is there a way to move the files back into the Word Processor history? Next to each file in My Documents it says WPEntrust Signed Document.

A:Microsoft Works Word Processor History

MS Works has nothing to do with Word Perfect! MS Works is related to MS Office. If you are looking for your documents, have you tried launching Works and going to File/Open to see what is there? Perhaps you had a trial version of Word Perfect in your computer, too. If you like the word processor in Works, perhaps you should upgrade to Word 2007 instead -- Word is a much larger, more diversified program than the abbreviated version in Works.

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I am going to do a clean install of windows xp home. i have 98 now and all my notes are on microsoft works word processor. does xp home have works word processor, or does it just hav word??? THANX

A:(LOOK AT THIS) Installing XP, does it have microsoft works word processor???

Ah, neither....they are stand alone programs.

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Hello, I'm not very good with computers so bare with me please

I am a university student and today when I went to open my class notes in Microsoft Works Word Processor I found nothing but a blank page. The file was still there, with the exact same name, but all the text was gone. The document contained 15 hours of lecture notes needed for an exam in 6 days, so I'm naturally pretty anxious for help. I have since turned my computer on and off. I have tried converting the file to rich text format and back, to no avail. The size of the document says a mere 16 kb now as well.

I opened the seemingly blank document with notepad, and found a bunch of jargon along with 2 interesting clues. One was very small pieces of my class notes here and there, in between the coding and jargon. The second was towards the end of the coding, where it said various random things about my HP printer. I did perform a printer test today, and was wondering if that did anything to delete or corrupt my notes.

I performed a system reset back to 5 PM (the file appeared blank at 6 PM, when it said it was last modified). The file is still blank. I have also checked through the recycle bin, nothing. I've got Windows Vista, and my computer is a Gateway Notebook, 5 months old.

These notes are very important to me and my grade in this class. I have backed up material from 3 weeks ago, but with 3 hour classes i would still be missing a lot of material >_<. Any help is much appreciated, than... Read more

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Can a Microsoft Works file be opened in WORD and if so, how?

A:Opening a Microsoft Works file in WORD

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I don't know what I did, but I no longer have Word or Microsoft Words 7.0 or Microsoft Publisher on my computer.
These are the disks I have:

Microsoft Works Suite > 5 disks and MS Office XP and another one called Office XP Small business.
Can anyone tell me (step by step and easy for a dum-dum to understand) how to reinstall?

When I look in add/remove programs from the Control panel, MS Works 7.0 is gone as is Word 2002 as is Publisher. All the others in the Suite are there.
When I click on the desk top shortcuts or from the start menu, I get this popping up (see attachment) for Word and Publisher.

Thanks in advance


If this is in the wrong section, Moderators, please move it for me

A:Reinstalling Word 2002 and Microsoft Works 7.0

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I reset the Microsoft Works Word Processor to default with a different font size. It worked fine. Then, while setting up a printing for envelopes, I tried to reset that as a default as well. Big mistake. Now when I open the word processor program it comes up as the envelope function and I cannot get the original page for letter writing back. Microsoft was no help when I accessed their web page (too far over my head in their explanations as well as being not too user-friendly for my level of understanding). Does anyone know how I can get it open the right way again? I use Window's Vista on an Acer Extensa 5620. Thanks.

A:Solved: Microsoft Works Word Processor

This only applies for the Works word processor, the common one in Works NOT spelled with a capital W, as in Word.

First, only do this with the Work word processor not going.
If you really only want one default word processing template in Works (and it sounds like you do), and if you have no other templates that you want (and it sounds like you don't) then you can just delete all templates in this folder:
Then, just start up the word processor and see if it is fixed.

If that is not the case, just let me know and I will adjust and tell you what else you can do, instead.

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For some reason I can no longer open Microsoft Works Word Processor or any of the files I created using this programme. When I try to do so I get the following error message "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item".

I uninstalled the programme and then re-installed it subsequently but still have the same problem. All other programmes in the suite such as Microsoft Calender, Database, Spreadsheet etc. are all opening OK.

If anyone can throw some light on this issue I would be most grateful.

Brian Mulligan.

A:Can't open Microsoft Works Word Processor


program files>
microsoft works>

do you see a file called


if so double click on it and see if it runs

then we can work out the shortcut for programs

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I am in Works 7.0, and have installed PictureIt, Encarta, Money and MS Word 2002. I can launch all of these programs from the MS Works Launcher, with the exception of MS Word. When I try to launch MS Word, I get the following error :

"The Works Launcher cannot access the task you selected. Files needed to start the program may be missing, corrupted, or may have been deleted. " (etc.)

There is not much help online for this, and what there is seems to refer back to issues with Norton Anti-virus. Problem there is that I don't have Norton installed on my PC.

I am running this under Windows 7, and have tried "run as administrator", as well as running it in XP SP3 compatibility mode.

Any help appreciated.

Thanks and regards,
Andrew Fortune,

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I am using Microsoft Works Word and it cannot open .doc files which are old Microsoft word documents. It says "There is not enough memory to open file XXXX. Close your document, close other programs and try again." Is this suppose to happen? I have to use Abi Word to open my files now.

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Hello,I've been having this problem with Microsoft Works Word Processor for as long as I can remember. I'm finally hoping to get an answer as to why it happens and how to fix it.Every time I copy something, for example, a passage from an email I typed, and then try to paste it into a new word document, this is the message that pops up:If I try to do it again, the process just repeats itself. Why is this happening, and how can I fix it?Thanks so much!MicheleEdited to add:I've never been notified of a solution as the message states will happen if one is found, and, as I mentioned, this has been a problem for well over a year.Merged topics ~ Hamluis.

A:Microsoft Works Word Processor Problem

Hello,This is another problem that I've been having with Microsoft Works Word Processor. I tried to get help with this a long time ago, but it was never really resolved, from what I remember.For some reason, whenever I try to open a document that has previously been saved, reopened at a later date, and re-saved, I get this message every time I open it again. I just end up hitting save again and replacing the original copy with the new copy even though they are exactly the same. Previously, a "helper" on Bleeping Computer told me they thought it was happening because my computer was shutting down on it's own, but this is not always the case. Anyway, here's the message:Thanks,Michele

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I need to reset current day/Today in Works Calendar; suddenly it appears in yesterday's square ...How do I do this ?

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When i open Microsoft Works Word Processor an error pop ups saying:
"Microsoft Works Font Cache has encounted a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience"

I was just wondering how to fix this problem. If you need anymore information then just say.

Thanks in advance

A:Microsoft Works Word Processor problem

You might have to reinstall the Works suite, or try restoring your computer to an earlier state. but have you considered using a different, more modern productivity suite such as Open Office at ?

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How can I change the default settings for font and size in Microsoft works word processor? It always comes up 10pt. I would like it always to start at 14pt.

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I'm not much of a fan of the word processor that came with Vista. I was wondering if there is an update that makes the word processor better; or, if not, is there a different processor that you guys can recommend to me?


A:About Microsoft Works Word Processor (that which I hate).


I have been pleased with AbiWord 2.6.2, which is a freeware based word processor similar to Windows, but a little bit better. Here's the link.

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is there any way to convert claris works (or apple works) text documents to a PC readablr version?

A:Converting Claris Works > Microsoft Word

ClarisWorks should have an RTF output option... that should work.

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU 2160 @ 1.80GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2038 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82945G Express Chipset Family, 256 Mb
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Motherboard: ELITEGROUP, 945GCT-M3
Antivirus: Avira AntiVir PersonalEdition, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

I was working in my Microsoft Works Word file and it somehow got deleted. I NEED IT! How do I retrieve it.

A:Microsoft Works Word page lost

Did you look in the "Recycle bin"?

Had you saved it, before it disappeared?

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Using windows XP home. Works 8 came installed when I purchased the computer last year new.

Now when I go to use works 8 problems come up and one that I can not seem to get rid of is a message box that says OS invalid. When I try to reinstall it won't.

Any help would be welcomed.

Thank you,

A:microsoft works 8---OS invalid--message box

I deleted your duplicate message on this issue, please don't create multiple threads for the same issue.

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I cannot run any word processor especially ms works word processore on xp
home edition. The computer will restart or give me error messages. Have been told I might have to reinstall microsoft xp. Any other suggestions?

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I have created a report (spreadsheet) in Microsoft Works and Emailed it to a friend but he can't open it. He suggested that I convert the report/spreadsheet into Microsoft Word "format." Is this possible? Thanks for the help.

A:Converting a Microsoft Works Report to Word Format

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Hi. I'm helping my grandparents with their new laptop and am showing them how to use the Works Word Processor. For some reason, after the first time we send something to print with multiple copies, it will only ever then print 1 copy even when you specify you want more. Has anyone come across this before and know of any solution, as its very annoying to have to print single sheets each time! Thanks in advance

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I have been attempting to create labels in MSW word processor in XP operating system.I select the preferred font and the first label is OK.When I begin the second label the font reverts to the New Times Roman default font.Can someone advise me on how to change the default font in this particular process and also maintain the selected font size. Patrol03

A:Microsoft works word processor Tools Font

Since tables are being used, you need to select ALL of the Cells in the table, then, go to the menu and then Fonts and then select the font and style that you want. This should be valid for that document.

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I am new at this and I have Windows 7. I am trying to open an attachment to my mail and it keeps giving me this error message :" works cannot open. the file may be in use by another application, the file may not be supported by any of the installed converters, or the file may be corrupt." I need to remedy this problem ASAP as these files are needed for my childrens home schooling by Mon 08/30/10. CAN ANYONE HELP ME AND REMEMBER THAT I AM A BEGINNER. THANK YOU

A:Can't open .DOC files in Microsoft works word processer

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Hi there guys.
Okay so here's the issue.
I have an HP Pavillion a813w that had Microsoft Works pre-installed on my computer.

Now, I just did a roll back, totally reformated my computer on April 10th to total factory settings once more, so my computer is relatively unbuggy, or so I thought.
However, when I was sent a document from a friend today via AIM, and I scanned it with my virus scanner, it was clean. It had me say yes, I agree to the EULA, and then as it was loading up, it just seemed to disappear, I couldn't open up the document, and I have tried rebooting, and restoring both and it would do nothing.

I'm wondering if there's a reason for this..

I'm trying to figure this out, first time I've ever had Works do this, before I reformated that is.

A:Solved: Microsoft Works Word Processor Not Opening

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on a computer that is to be sold because of who holds the liscence on the software, The software is liscensed to Supported Employment Services who are having me prepare the computers for sale, got rid of all the client files but not sure if I can keep on the microsoft software liscensed to them.

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I have a Study Guide with questions in Microsoft Works Word Processor and I wanted to fill in the answers in a different font and color. But every time I click the question I want to answer, it automatically changes to the font and color of the question. So I have to type the answers and then highlight it and change the font and color manually. I have a ton of questions to answer and it is getting to be really time consuming to have to go back and change them all manually. Is there a way to set the font and color to be locked and never change even if I click a word or line that has a different font and color?

A:Microsoft Works Word Processor Font keeps changing

Just like Word, each area can have its own font and other settings.

You are going to have to put up with this, as the author did not set up the study guide to be used in this manner.

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Hello. I have Microsoft Works Word Processor.
I have a Vista operating system.

When I open up a word document to type,
I want it always to open with another font and size,
not the current one. (times new roman).

It is hassle to change this everytime, and then it goes back to times new roman whenever it wants.

I cannot find out how to do this.
I cannot even find a "preferences" in case that would work.
Any suggestions?

A:Microsoft Works Word Processor-Want it to open with another Font.

Instructions at the link below:

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Hi I am using microsoft works 8.0 with windows xp- home. when I try to print from spread sheets in microsoft works I get an error message saying there is no default printer. I have reloaded the drivers
on my HP Deskjet 3845,I have gone to HP WEb site and verified I have latest drivers. The 3845 is set up as
as default printer. It works well for all other print jobs except spread sheets. Does any one have any suggestions?

A:Microsoft Works 8 No default printer message

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Each day, the first time I opening 'any' existing Microsoft Works Word Processor file that I have, such as ones I have for phone numbers, addresses, etc., I have to wait about 45 seconds for the file to open. And while I'm waiting, I can't do anything else on the computer. Any of those files I open the rest of the day, open immediately. It's just the first time each day. Any solutions?

A:Delay in opening any Microsoft Works Word file 1st time each day..

Nobody????????????????? else has this problem. Really? All I have to do is google it and get a dozen items show up, all with no solutions from Microsoft whatsoever.

Windows 7, on a Dell XPS, plenty of ram, plenty of hard drive space.

Not a problem with any windows program, on any computer I've had, since 'forever', until now! since I've ran Win 7 onto my computer.

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MY question is that I miss placed my CD, how I can transfer from my desk top to my laptop that is running windows 8.1.
thank you my name is Gustavo.

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I have Vista and MS Works. I can't copy a chart or table from a web page into a ms works document. The info is copied but disarrayed and not in any organized form. I've tried copy, paste and copy, paste special. Any ideas from anyone?

A:can't copy charts or tables from web page into microsoft works word processer

Have you tried pasting it into WordPad instead?

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Is there any setting I can change in word 2003 that will disable any chosen
message alert ?

Example The margins of section 10 are outside the printable area of the page.
-- Do you want to continue ? Yes Or No.
I do not wish to see these messages in most cases.



A:Microsoft Word disable message alerts


I don't know of any option in Word to disable that alert, but, I did find this:

I setup a macro button in Word 2003 using the Visual Basic Editor and it worked for me.

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For some reason my Microsoft Office WORD has stopped working properly and I've and to start using WORKS. It will not let me place the curser anywhere, select text, or navigate with the side scroll bar. The only way to move around on the document is using the up and down keyboard arrows. Please help

A:Microsoft WORD running funny

What version of Word?

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When Microsoft Outlook 2007 is open and I have been using Internet Explorer (Google) and then close it down, I get a Microsoft Visual C ++ Runtime Library error message: Runtime Error! Program: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe

This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way. Please contact the application's support team for more information.

Can anyone help me with this? Thanks

A:Microsoft Visual C ++ Runtime Library error message when Microsoft Office is open

I should mention that when I close Microsoft Outlook first then close Internet Explorer that I do not get this error message. (Easy fix but I do like to keep it open)

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My Works 8.5 was pre-installed by Dell. I can print documents and save them, but when I try to e-mail a document no one can open the attachment. The error message says "Works cannot open <file name>, The file may be in use by another application, the file format may not be supported by any of the installed converters, or the file may be corrupt."
What's uo with this?

A:MS Works 8.5 error message

What format are you sending the file in?

Works 8.5 defaults to .doc from memory, but earlier versions may require .wps as a "file of type" when you "save as".

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I have a Works Document that I saved to a backup drive. I opened it after I saved it there to ensure that it did work correctly. I had to perform a recovery process due to Vista Errors. After I restored my computer (HP Pavillion) to its original configuration, I then tried to open this file again and recieved the following error message:

Works cannot open "C:\Documents and Settings\HP_Administrator\Desktop\Paid To wps". The file may be in use by another application, the file format may not be supported by any of the installed converters, or the file may be corrupt.

This file is very important to my wife. Please help me recover this

A:Microsoft Works Error

Well, if it is corrupt, there may not be a lot you can do. There are some programs that "promise" to fix corrupt files (for about $200) and some web sites that claim the same, but if a file is really messed up, at best they may only recover part of the data.
On the other hand, it may be something as simple as another program is tying up the file. Get WhoLockMe and close those processes. Reboot, too, just for good measure.

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Hi - glad I found this site - first question: I have an acer aspire 3000 series laptop and word is running really slowly - takes a full minute to open - plenty of hard drive available/ defrag not needed/recently reformatted laptop to eliminate slow operation connecting to the net - readyforsuggestions! - thnx

A:Solved: microsoft word running slow on acer 3000 laptop

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I get "Microsoft Works has encountered a problem and needs to shut down" everytime I open MS Works 9.0. Also, when I select custom size for an envelope and print one envelope the size reverts back to a standard opening size. How can I keep custom size for several envelopes?

A:Get error message when opening MS Works 9.0

If you have the discs, try uninstalling, rebooting, and reinstalling the entire Microsoft Works package.

I don't have a specific suggestion for the envelope issue...sorry.

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Im sure Im being really stupid, but I cant add a new appointment in my 'microsoft works calendar'

I've had my laptop fot about 18 months now and never had any problems with it before (I use the calendar regularly)

But now, when I double click on a day to add an appointment, I get the following messgae

'Calendar couldn't create a new appointment.
Enter a different date, and then try again.'

Which ever way I try to do it, either by clicking 'new' or clicking 'File' and then 'New appointment' it always gives the same error msg?

And I know the error says try a different date, but it doesnt matter what day I click on, it just wont work

What on earth have I done? Broken it good.

Any advice would be appreciated



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Use XP OS and Works 9.0. Got the following error message when I tried to open my document, which I'd been working on all day. It is my time sheet and now I can't open it, and I've lost ALL my billing for October. I'll donate big bucks if someone can help. Microsoft paid support is a joke. This has been a problem with earlier versions according to my Google search, but was supposed to be fixed with the 9.0 version - but obviously it's still an issue. Here's the error message:

There was a serious error loading the data. Your document appears to be damaged. Works will stop loading the document with what was read when the error occurred. Please try loading a recent backup copy of this document.

My backup won't open either, so I'm really screwed. I'm serious about the donation. Please help me get this file opened. Thanks in advance for your help.

A:MS Works database error message

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Wkswp.exe entry point not found

shut down pc-went on vacation-came back, works 7.0 not longer executes

reinstalled from disc, downloaded latest printer driver

6 years of word processsing, spreadsheets, databases
not accessible.

Msn works 7.0 support can't be found!!

Do they want me to buy 8.0?


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Just had a new printer put in was 7100 series HP...It's now 7600 series HP .. Computer is Gateway XP....When I go to print from Microsoft Works and error pops up saying
"Out of Memory Save or close any open files or applications"
Nothings open...


A:New Printer .. Error Microsoft Works

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For some reason, when I click on on Microsoft Works, I get a quick flash of it trying to open & then NOTHING!!
I have sooo many important saved documents that I really need to be able to open again...
I have gotten rid of Microsoft Money & maybe Microsoft Office as well but not sure...
Any ideas on what I can try??

A:HELP!!! Microsoft Works Word Processor will not open, unable to open ANY documents!!!

From how you describe it,it looks as if something is denying it.such as your firewall or if you are using Firefox you might not have it as allowed,these are just guesses however,take a look at this site

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I have a group of files I created in Microsoft Works 3.0 ( word processing and spreadsheets.) I have the original files on Floppy Disc, Scan Disc, and on my Hard Drive. I have tried coverters, and the best results I have received are partial, or full text with symbols. Nothing with the original documents creation form and font style. I have been told that the only true way to see these files in their original form is to run the files through Works 3.0 with Windows 3.0 with MS DOS. ( before Windows had its own operating system. )
Is anyone out here running Microsoft Works 3.0, with Windows 3.0, on top of a MS DOS operating system. These files should open in their original form, and then are able to be save in DOC. format. All helps are Welcome!

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Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.40GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 3 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 893 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7100 / NVIDIA nForce 630i, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 238472 MB, Free - 152649 MB; E: Total - 184684 MB, Free - 36741 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., GA-73PVM-S2H, x.x,
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A:Convert Microsoft Works 3.0 word processing file to Doc. File

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I've been running windows xp sp3 on my home computer for over a year now, so it's slowly filling up, but never had any problems until recently.

All of a sudden my computer has started to hang; mouse and keyboard does not work anymore, everything just stops, and it stays frozen until I manually hit the reset button. Then, everything seems normal again, until all of a sudden, after two seconds of welcome screen or a whole evening of normal computing, it freezes again.

Any tips on where to look and to repair? .. Is there an error log I can pull out of the computer somewhere to see what's going on?

Let me know what kind of info you need about my computer and I'll post it.



A:Computer hangs - nothing works, no error message

First guess would be possible overheating. It normally doesn't generate a warning or error message...the system just stops or freezes because the heat level exceeds (or approaches) the max the system can safely operate under.Cleaning the Interior of your PC - How to Avoid Overheating Hardware Secrets - can always check your CPU temperature by going into the BIOS, you can check to see if all fans installed are functioning properly.Core Temp - Louis

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I've searched these forums and found a partial clue to help me solve this problem, but need some additional info.

When I try to use the MS Works Calendar, I get the following error message:

"Works cannot access one or more files it need to run the Calendar. The files may have been renamed, deleted or moved. Try reinstalling Works, and then starting the program again."

I have reinstalled Works, but am still getting the same error message.

When I searched these forums, I was disappointed to find a few topics about the Works Calendar, which were closed because no one had ever replied. However, I did find this one which indicates that the problem can be solved by applying a fix from MS. But it doesn't say where to find the fix, or even name it. I have searched MS up and down, but can't seem to find whatever this member found.

So, does anyone know what fix they might have been referring to?

I'm using a rather old version -- Works Suite 2002, version 6 -- but when it works, is quite sufficient for my needs. This is on XP Home SP 3, fully updated.

Thank you very much, I really appreciate your help

A:Solved: MS Works Calendar error message

Welcome to TSG!

Perhaps it was this fix:

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Error reading from file: d:\MSWORKS\Pfiles\Msworks\wkwinuni.dll. Verify that this file exists and you can access it.

I am on OS XP Home Edition. Just reloaded on the puter last week. I had Works installed at one time and then somehow got my hands on a copy of MSOffice. Well, I can't get my hands on a copy again and I can't afford to buy a new one. I have my Works 7.0 disk but I think it may be corrupted. I get the error above and I have located it, checked properties (not that I know what I am looking for ) and have tried to copy it from the disc to the shared files per other posts I have read. It says it cannot be copied because it cannot read from source file.

What do I do????HELP I need to have a word processing program.


A:Works 7.0 Installation error message 1305....

Try cleaning the CD as a first step. Wash the CD in warm soapy water, rinse and dry with a lint free cloth.

Not sure if this link applies, but worth a look?;EN-US;888948

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My son says you are the best for troubleshooting, so here goes. I have a Toshiba laptop wireless and all the programs came pre-installed with a Recovery disk ONLY included. I have Windows XP Home Edition. My problem is with the Microsoft Works 8.0 Calendar, which was pre-installed along with Microsoft Office S&T Edition, which I do not use. The Calendar was working fine until yesterday and now I get an error message that just says "Microsoft has encountered a problem and needs to close." Then I can choose whether or not to send an error report, which I have....several times. I've read the "official" Microsoft version of the fix, but it is telling me that I possibly have a corrupted file and to reinstall it from the Works CD, which I do not have. When I run the recovery CD, there is no Microsoft Works listed in programs to recover. I'm really at a loss! Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much!! MomM

A:Microsoft Works 8.0 Calendar error report

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Hi, i have un-installed and re-installed many times, and i keep getting the error for my MS Works: WksSb.exe error 0xc0000142, cannot open. I even bought a new cd, and it still does not work. I just want to be able to use the spread sheet feature. Anyone have any ideas??

A:Microsoft Works Error - cannot open spreadsheet

FWIW: don't see any suggestions that I would consider definitive, so...I would probably run chkdsk /r and then run sfc /scannow as suggested in the link.Start/Run...type chkdsk /r (with space between k and /) and hit Enter. In response to onscreen query, type Y and hit Enter. Reboot system and chkdsk will run to completion and then reboot the system.Start/Run...type sfc /scannow (with space between c and /) and hit Enter. Have your XP install CD handy, if possible, since such may be requested as a source of replacement system files.Louis

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I've got some strange behavior going on with .doc files at the moment. Whenever I try to open a .doc file from Windows Explorer or a desktop shortcut, Word opens with the error message "Word experienced an error trying to open the file. Try these suggestions. * Check the file permissions for the document or drive. *Make sure there is sufficient free memory and disk space. *Open the file with the Text Recovery converter."

After clicking OK, the .doc file then opens in Word, apparently with no problems at all (I can edit, save, etc.). So basically the error message seems to be wrong, since the file does open properly.

I can open .doc files from within Word (File -> Open) with no error message.

The issue is more of an annoyance than anything else (since the file eventually opens up just fine), but I imagine it'll just become more irritating as time goes on. Any suggestions on how to resolve it? I've been poking around in the Folder Options -> File Types in Explorer without a clear sense of purpose.

I'm running MS Word 2003 SP3 on Windows XP Service Pack 3. If you need any further info, please let me know.

Thanks for your help!

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I have some old files transferred from a previous computer that say they are "Microsoft Works Word Processor" files. I have a version of Works on my current machine, but its word processor element appears to be Word. Word does not like these files. I am pretty sure that I have tried to OpenOffice them as well.

Any ideas of a free prog that will read these or, even better, convert them to a more standard format?

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I used ABC Amber text convertor to convert a batch of old works files to word. Check it out here.

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I have started getting this as an error message on opening Word 2007.

"Word could not create the work file. Check the temp environment variable."

Am not able to save any word document. Also, on trying to close Word I get this error message;

"Changes have been made that affect the global template, Do you want to save those changes?"

Have checked my environment variables, User Variables are set to as under;

Variable - Value
Temp - C: Documents and Settings/ABC/Local Settings/Temp
TMP - C: Documents and Settings/ABC/Local Settings/Temp

Also, the Value in the registry HKEY_CURRENT_USER >Software >Microsoft >Windows >CurrentVersion >Explorer >User Shell Folders >Cache is as %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files.

Pls assist in resolving this issue.

A:Word 2007 Error Message: "Word could not create the work file."

There are 2 registry paths to change:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER >Software >Microsoft >Windows >CurrentVersion >Explorer >Shell Folders
HKEY_CURRENT_USER >Software >Microsoft >Windows >CurrentVersion >Explorer >User Shell Folders

Both have the "Cache" String which should be changed. And the correct Win7 Cache path in both entries is

%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Termporary Internet Files

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