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Microsoft Works Word cannot open .doc files

Q: Microsoft Works Word cannot open .doc files

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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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

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315757
 
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_2013_release-word/i-cant-open-any-of-my-microsoft-works-documents/c242b6da-3292-4d7d-8689-9a554ecb7171
 
http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch001017.htm
 
Reboot after any changes you make.

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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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i just went from windows 2000 to windows 7 professional and we had to reinstall all programs....
problem:
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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Hello,
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 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/241165
 

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Hi

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

goto

program files>
microsoft works>

do you see a file called

WksWP.exe

if so double click on it and see if it runs

then we can work out the shortcut for programs
 

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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.

Easy
Instructions at the link below:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/250307
 

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I've downloaded the converter from microsoft, but it still keeps giving me that "either there's no converter for this or the file is corrupt" line, and it works on other computers so I know it's the computer not the usb. I'm so fed up with this...help?

A:Microsoft works 8 won't open .doc files

Don't take offense...You said you downloaded the converter, but did you install it??

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I am getting the following message when trying to open a file from my University's Blackboard....

"There is not enough memory to open file "C:\ ...etc...etc...doc". Close your document, close other programs, and then try again."

What the heck does this mean and how can I fix this...? I need my documents from this site... I have used it before, this is the first issue with it.

Thanks in advance!

Jinxy
 

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Hi, I just uninstalled something related to Microsoft Office and now I can't seem to open any .docx files in my documents anymore. I am currently using Microsoft Word Starter 2010. The only way I seem to be able to open the files in my documents folder is opening Microsoft Word Starter 2010 first then go to file -> open the .docx file. If I try opening it directly from my documents folder without opening Microsoft Word Starter 2010 first, there's a popup that says "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action Please install a program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default Programs control panel." Is there a way to fix this? Thanks in advance!

A:Can't Open Microsoft Word Files!

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

See if this helps you to "create an association in the Default Programs control panel":
(You might want to watch it in the full screen mode and at 720p.)

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Able to open folders. But unable to open files in the folders. Double click on a file and a matching icon appears w/a $~file name under it.
 

A:Unable to open any files in Microsoft Word

Lorraine,

Can you open files that are not associated with MS Word?
How are you trying to open the files, by double-clicking in Explorer/My Computer, or using File, Open in Word?

Roger
 

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Here is the thing: At my work, we have a shared document with a number of documents that about 15 people have to access. If one person is in the document, a message comes up that it is being used by another user and to press ok if we would like to make a copy. After hitting ok, the copy comes up. This does not result in a copy of the actual document after we close out.
To my point, recently, a number of PCs were upgraded. They are no longer able to make copies or to Read Only documents.
Tech support has been called a number of times, but they are not making any progress.
Does anyone have any ideas????
I appreciate your help!
 

A:Microsoft Word/ Copying Open Files

I'm confused. Are you saying that when you are asked by word if you would like a copy of a document that is being used by another, it won't let you? If not, what does it say? Does it give you any error message. Can you be more specific.
 

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Hi,
I'm not sure when this started as I have not used Office in a few weeks.  My computer uses Windows 7.  Today, I went to open a document in Word and it said "File Conversion--Select the encoding that makes your document readable."  I can choose between Windows, MS-DOS, or other encoding.  I went to check another file and it says "The file cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents."  It also says "The file is corrupt and cannot be opened."  I get the same kinds of messages with every document and with my PowerPoint as well.  All of my Office is 2007.
I tried running my AVG Free and SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition and they did not pick up anything.  I also tried restoring to my last update, but was told that I cannot because the file was changed in the process.  I had to restore for another, unrelated issue about a week ago and it worked fine.
I'm thinking this is some kind of virus but I have no idea how to handle it since nothing is picking it up and I can't restore to even three days ago.  Any help would be IMMENSELY appreciated, as I am a college student and need to be able to hand in final papers!
Thanks!

A:Cannot Open Microsoft Office Files; Word Docs Appear as Symbols

Update--I'm starting to think that one of my antiviruses cleaned out the virus because nothing is showing up, but my documents are still corrupted.  I deleted my normal.dotm file, and also scanned my C Drive for errors so I could revert to my backup from November 18, but everything is still corrupted.  I would like to know if 1) I got the virus, or if it is still lying dormant in my system somewhere; 2) if my computer is safe to use; and 3) if there is any way to get my documents back!
Thanks.

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I keep getting error messages when trying to open files created in Word 2003. The files burn to cd without a problem but when I try to open them off of the cd I get the file may be corrupt try to use recover text option or open and repair option. The odd thing is these word 2003 files open in Office xp without any issues. I have also got an error stating I do not have adminstrative rights on my cd drive. The cd drive is not a network shared drive so I am confused by this error. I have replaced the old cd-r/rw drive with a dvd r/rw and still get the same problems. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Jay
 

A:Solved: Microsoft. Word 2003 will not open files burned to cd

I think I fixed it. I replaced the ide cable and all seems to work now.
 

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I haven't had Microsoft Office 2013 a week now and I already am having problems with opening documents that are in Microsoft Word's native format (docx). The problem lies within Windows and not word it seems. While the icon for docx files show the Word 2013 icon, it refuses to open with Microsoft Word 2013. Windows tells me that it does not know how to open docx files. It worked flawlessly since its install last Wednesday downloaded right from Office.com with the user name that was provided to me by KVCC, the college I attend. Office 2013 licenses are provided to all students as of 2016. Not even a week later, it is messing up. Word can still open .doc & .odt files but not docx files. There are a number of results on the internet where a problem with Office 2013 not being able to open docx files, but none are the problem I face, windows not knowing how to open it.

A:windows won't open docx files in Microsoft Word 2013 anymore

Have you right clicked the file and selected open with?

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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.
THANKS!!!!
 

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

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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.

Thanks
Dave H
 

A:Microsoft works word processor to word format

Check this Microsoft page and see if helps.
 

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I downloaded some Microsoft updates, rebooted, and now my Microsoft Works Calendar won't come up. I've been to MS website and tried their fix - it didn't work. Next option is to delete Works and reload. My question is - will this deletion get rid of all of my data files along with the program? Also, is Outlook Express part of Works? I've tried to find out, but can't. I'm really concerned about making a mess of things.
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Works Calendar -works cannot access one or more files.......

Outlook Express is not part of Works.

What version of Works do you have and is it supported by Windows XP?
 

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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:

http://office.microsoft.com/en-au/word-help/convert-works-documents-to-word-format-HP001188116.aspx

for 2010:

http://office.microsoft.com/en-au/starter-help/move-from-microsoft-works-to-microsoft-office-2010-HA010337946.aspx

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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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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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MY HP PAVILLION 7920CAME WITH MICRO SOFT WORD WORKS AND I HAVE UPGRADED TO XP.

PROBLEM : WITH MY OLD PC AND WORD PERFECT I COULD EASILY SHRINK A DOCUMENT TO FIT. FOR EXAMPLE FROM A PAGE AND 1/4 TO ONE PAGE OR 3 PAGES TO 2 PAGES, ETC. ONCE I THOUGHT I FOUND HOW TO DO IT IN MS WORD, BUT I HAVE BEEN SEARCHING AND TRYING EVERYTHING TO NO AVAIL. MAYBE IT DOESN'T SHRINK DOC'S IN THIS MANAGER. I MISS IT. IT MUST BE THERE!
 

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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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 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?

Thanks!
 

A:microsoft works/word problem

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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 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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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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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:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297061http://support.microsoft.com/ph/1188

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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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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

]http://office.microsoft.com/downloads/2002/wp6rtf.aspxconverter[/URL]
 

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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.
Ken

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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.
delp
 

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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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?

Jannas.
 

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 --

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.

Thanks,

Roselover
 

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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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Hi

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.

http://www.openoffice.org/

HTH,
Andy
 

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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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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 table...how 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 what...so 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 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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I have Microsoft Office 2003 installed and also the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack 2007. However, when I receive an e-mail with a Microsoft Word 2007 attachment, the document will not open even with the Compatibility Pack installed. I can not convert .docx to .doc. Any advice please?
 

A:Microsoft Outlook 2003 - Attachments in Microsoft Word 2007 will not open

Hi again,

Anybody able to help me with this please?
 

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Running Win XP on a home built Intel Core 2 duo platform. Just started within the last week or so. I can open the software from the CD, but not from my hard drive
 

A:Can't open Microsoft Word Program or Word documents

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My old computer had Microsoft Works and I have many, many documents in the .wps format but with my new computer I have WordPerfect Office so I can't open these files. I downloaded Word Viewer 2003 from Microsoft that SAYS it can open .wps files but It apparently cannot. Please help.

Thanks in advance
 

A:How to open .wps if you don't have Works OR Word

http://www.userful.com/support/ms-works

Also, may I recommend OpenOffice: www.openoffice.org
 

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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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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
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I was working in my Microsoft Works Word file and it somehow got deleted. I NEED IT! How do I retrieve it.
Judy
 

A:Microsoft Works Word page lost

Did you look in the "Recycle bin"?

Had you saved it, before it disappeared?
 

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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 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:
C:\Users\<YourName>\AppData\Roaming\Template\
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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Hi,

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,
Melbourne,
Australia
 

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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?

Thanks!
 

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

Kelly_Chartier,

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.

http://www.freewarefiles.com/AbiWord_program_13670.html
 

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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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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 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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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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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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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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Hi,

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 openoffice.org ?
 

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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

Carolyn

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 received a document in Works and when I tried to open it in my Word, I got the message, "Word cannot start the converter Works 632.cnv.

I went to Google and asked the question and tried several times to get some understandable result but to no avail. When I was directed to the Microsoft Download site it said at the top, in effect, that they couldn't help me.

Can you?

Thanks.
 

A:Cannot open Works document in Word

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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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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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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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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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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.
Registers:
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

raincity
[email protected]
 

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 www.piersontech.com/07-CleanHardDrive.htm
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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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 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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this has been going on for about 4-5 months now. when i try to open microsoft works it just freezes. i cant open any of the programs like Excel and database, i can only open Microsoft word proberley because I saved a shortcut before it started to act up. does anyone know how to fix this please
 

A:Microsoft works won't open

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Can anyone help me out?

I click on microsoft word to try and open it and it doesn't even make an attempt to open. My word files also won't open. They are there, but just don't open.
Any ideas??

Thanks in advance!
~Rob
 

A:Microsoft word and word doccuments won't open

May be virus problem
 

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I have both MS Works and MS Word installed on my computer. When I try to open a Word document in an email (Outlook) Works opens instead of Word and I get an error message saying that there is insufficient memory - and the document won't open. How can I change the default word processor so that MS Word will open from emails instead of Works? I don't really want to delete Works from my hard drive.
 

A:Works Open Instead of Word in Email Docs

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I typed out a recipe that I wanted to include in my Recipe folder. I typed it out and saved it in MS Works. It came up as a Word file, but when I tried to open it. It could not open it--a window with the message "Word cannot start the converter for msword632" I typed another short sentence in MS Works, saved it, and the same thing happened. The titles I gave them came up in MSWord, with the same window and message. What's going on here? Do I have some kind of virus or bug? Any help will be appreciated. lilart
 

A:Word steals Works file, and can't open it!

The file type is probably associated with Word. Right-click the file and use Open With to open it with the program that created it. Or, start Works first and use the File menu to locate and open the file.

Having both Works and Word is redundant. You might want to decide which you want to keep and remove the other if you have no need for both. But both can live together if you open files through the programs instead of clicking them.
 

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Hi, anybody know how to open a"Word" word processor file with Works? Is there a prgm I can download that will work with both?

[This message has been edited by ej (edited 11-17-2000).]
 

A:can't open word file w/works prgm

Topic says open Word with Works.
Your post says open Works with Word.

Might want to clarify that, but...

If you have a newer Works program file (like from Windows 98), you can't open it with Word 97. As far as I know, you cannot open a Word file from Works--at least not easily.

If it's just text, try opening any of them using (under Accessories) Notepad for small files, or Wordpad for larger files.

------------------
~dreamboat~
Brainbench MVP for Microsoft Word
Brainbench
 

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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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Help, I have a new computer and there's no program to open my Microsoft works documents. (word processor and spreadsheet. I think they are wsp files. Is there a program that will open them? Is there a converter that will enable me to get them open in openoffice. What do I have to convert them to for them to open in openOffice. Thanks for your help.
 

A:How to open Microsoft works documents.

I believe that LibreOffice supports MS Works documents.
It's basically one side of a fork from OpenOffice from 2 years back (the other is Apache Open Office).
 

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I saved some important documents made with Microsoft Works 3.5 on to A CD. The computer I did this with is no longer available, and when I try to open them from the CD with a different computer, some of the documents just show up as little square boxes, or give the message "This file can not be opened, it may be in use, the inverters for it may not be installed correctly, or it may be corrupt".

I have installed the necessary converters and all. Other CDs that I've made work. And these files use to open from the CD on the computer they were made on. The CD isn't scratched or anything, nor was it stored in excessive heat/cold.

Problem is I really need these documents

Anybody have any solutions or answers?
 

A:Can't open old Microsoft Works documents

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I cannot get my calendar to open in Microsoft Works? Any suggestions?

A:Microsoft Works Calendar won't open

Welcome to TSF....

You might try going thru a re-install of Microsoft works and when doing this if you see an option to modify or repair the installation go for this.

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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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Hi all.

My dad recently updated his business laptop. His old laptop was using Windows ME with MS Works 4.5.
His new laptop is using Windows Vista with MS Works 9.0.

I have transferred all of his old files that he needs from his old laptop to his new one, expecting the new Works to be able to open the old files.
However, Works Word Processor 9.0 is unable to open any of the older 4.5 files!

Here is the message I get when I try to open the old files using MS Works 9.0;

Now this is really important because he is unable to access letters, etc. that he really needs to open!

Does he need some kind of converter or something?

If anyone can help it would be much appreciated.
 

A:Please help! How do I open Works 4.5 files with Works 9.0?

I've just found out that Works 9.0 cannot open Works 4.5 files.
My only option is use Works versions 6 - 8, which can open the 4.5 files.

It's really ridiculous that Works 9.0 cannot open these files.

I have found a Works 7.0 CD so I might give that a try.

The thing is, my dad has since created new files using this Works 9.0. If I "downgrade" to Works 7.0, will it be able to open the 9.0 files?
 

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I need to download a document from a website and work with it. I have Microsoft Works. I downloaded Open Office. Website states Open Office "can open and edit the ".rft file used by us however, the conversion process used by Open Office does not correctly convert footers and some automatic paragraph numbering; the word processor of choice would be Microsoft Word". Since this document is expensive, i want to be sure to download it properly. Which should I use and how do I specify which one. Thanks for any help.

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Processor Count: 2
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A:Open Office and Microsoft Works question

MS Works is, putting it politely, useless. If you are buying a document, don't get a Works version - get a Word version (.doc or .docx.) OO will play nicely with those document types.
 

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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: http://www.techsupportforum.com/microsoft-...0xc0000142.htmlI 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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Is there a way to convert Microsoft Word files to Microsoft Works files?
 

A:Convert Word Files To Works Files

Get WORD to save them as WORKS documents
 

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A friend of mine has important files that were saved in Works. He needs to open them in Word. He's working with Word 97, but doesn't know the version of Works. I gave him the info re: file types, open with Works 3.0 or Works 4.0 (choosing from the drop down menu in Word). He chose both versions of Works and it didn't work. Is there a way he can convert the Works files to Word files? Thanks...
 

A:Opening Works files in Word

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My brother-in-law has just bought a laptop with Works 7 installed, including the rather peculiar new word-processor. He wants to transfer his old Word for Windows DOC files from his old W98 computer. We did the transfer and are able to open the DOC files, but the formatting (especially of tables, which he uses a lot) is not perfectly preserved.

Is there anything we can do to solve this problem?

Alan Jones
 

A:Importing Word DOC files into Works 7

Only one, install the real MS-Word from the Office package.
 

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I am running Microsoft Works XP and have used the Word Processor to create a resume. I have saved the resume to My Documents. I have sent it out as an attachment to e-mail. Those receiving the e-mail say they get an error message that they can not open the program. The receivers usually ask me to resend as a Word Document. As far as I know it was orginally sent as a word document. Does anyone have any idea of what is wrong and how to fix it???
 

A:Others can not open e-mail attachment created with Microfsoft Works Word Processor/XP

what is the extension? . . .doc?
 

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I know how to do most of the settings.

Date|Item Used|Place Used|Credit|Debit|Balance
01-10-15 | DC| Walmart |0.00 | $25.10 | $1408.45 (Sample)
Those are my columns in Microsoft Works Database.

When I first created the custom checking account in Microsoft Database the last column I put this in =Balance+Credit-Debit then I locked the column. How do I do that in LibreOffice 4.4 or Open Office 4.1.1? I don't want to worry about having to keep Microsoft Works installed.

A:Request Help with Open Office/LibreOffice 4.4/Microsoft Works Databse

Don't think you can do it in OpenOffice, last version 4.x.x I installed no longer had support for Works formats. I now stay with LibreOffice for those folks that need the Works files such as recipes they saved as .wps files.
Microsoft Works 9 is fine on my Win7 and Win8.1 computers, both 32-bit and 64-bit. Being the somewhat curious sort I just installed Works 9 on Windows 10 Pro Technical Preview 64-bit, seems to be just fine.

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I am have a really tough time trying to convert a file from Word Perfect format to Word format. I tried to google it myself and figure it out, but either it all cost money or it still didn't work. Anyone have any suggestions?

-Alex
 

A:Converting WPS or Works files to Word Documents

WordPerfect and Works are 2 completely different animals -- although last time I looked, Works word processor files did have "wps" extensions. Which program are you actually using?

(Whichever, you should be able to go File > Save As, then set an option for file type [to save as] -- if there's an RTF option, Word should handle the output ... although you may lose some features if your original file is, err, "elaborate")
 

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Whenever I try and open Word (frontpage, excel and powerpoint work fine), it says it's "Preparing to install" then it says "Please wait while Windows configures Microsoft Office XP with Frontpage", then goes to a popup that asks to "Insert the 'Microsoft XP Professional with Frontpage' disk and click OK"

I would, but I lost my Win XP Pro cd... It used to work, but now it won't run, anyone encounter this before?
 

A:Microsoft Word does not open

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When I try to open any Word document , Windows Installer pops up and say "Please wait while Windows configures Microsoft Office 2000 Professional..." Then it says "The feature you are trying to use is on a CD-ROM or other removable disk. Please insert MSO 2000 Pro."
Well it used to work. And I've got to open my resume to get a job!!!! And no, I dont have the disk. This happens at every startup too. I have to sit the and cancel it over and over again as it tries three times to load. Your help would grrrrrrreatly appreciated.

A:Microsoft Word Won't Open

If you need your resume straight away, you can download OpenOffice.org; its word processor should be able to open the Word document (unless the original .doc file has become corrupt).
Regards,
John

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Im sorry if this is in the wrong area, but dont really know where to add it. I use hotmail and have recently noticed that i am not able to open attachments in microsoft word. it puts them into notepad and they are all scrambled. i have to save it, then rename it to have it open in word and it is becoming a pain. ive also noticed that wheni click on open it has the 3 rows. of information wheni download it. it has the name, type adn where it says from it has a bunch of numbers. on the other computers in the house it has their email as in ****@hotmail or ****@comcast where i have numbers. Can this be changed back to what it was before so i can open up into word right away? thanks for your help

A:cant open into microsoft word

1. Right-click "Start"

2. Left-click Explore

3. Left-click "Tools" on the menu bar at the top

4. Left-click "Folder Options"

5. Left-click the "File Types" tab at the top

6. Use the scrollbar under "registered file types" to scroll down until you see .DOC in the "extensions" column(They are in Alphabetical order)

7. Left-click DOC once to highlight it

8. Toward the bottom you will see "Opens with:" - Make sure it says "Microsoft Word beside it

9. If it doesn't then click "Change" and select Micosoft Word from the list, click "Ok".

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Hi All Hope someone can help.

We have recently updated boyfriends computer on here as it hasn't been on the net for several years and now I cannot open Word. When I click on the shortcut an error message comes up ' This action is only valid for products that are currently installed' but it was working fine before. Problem is I run my own business and my son is doing his A levels so we both need word working on here as its a much better computer. My system is Windows XP, both Microsoft and HP have sent me things to try but can't seem to action them.

Thanks Debs
 

A:Cannot open Microsoft Word

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I was typing a word document yesterday and a security message came up from Kaspersky (the internet security I use) with 3 options. I didn't take much notice and just clicked on the 3rd option which then blocked what I was doing and closed the document down. When I tried to re-open the document I was getting the message "Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permission to access the item".

Now when I try to click on the word icon or try to open any saved word document I get the same message.

I did a search on google with the error message and tried to access word by first disabling my Kaspersky. I was able to access word no problem with my security disabled, so presumably this is where the problem lies.

Can anyone help as I don't know what I can do to be able to access word with my security enabled.

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I have windows xp on this laptop and microsoft word 2007. I don't think I have ever been able to open word, but I am not for sure as I have had just recently the need to use it. Every time I try to open something up, I get an error saying there is not enough memory or disk space to open. From what I looked up and tried to do on my own, I think it has something to do with the compatibility pack for the 2007 office. I deleted it, but it still won't open any word documents. I even received the message "this patch package could not be opened. Verify that the patch package exists and that you can access it, or contact the application vendor to verify that this is a valid windows installer patch package.
I don't know what to do to fix this, I need this program so bad, I am taking online college courses and must use this program. Please if anyone can help me I would be so gracious. This site has helped me previous times, I love what you all do for people like us. Thanks so much!!

A:Can't open Microsoft Word

Not very Promising, I'm afraidhttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/295823 An alternative would be Open Office, whis is free and compatible with MS Office applicationshttp://www.openoffice.org/

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