Can't open or save files in Office

April 19, 2006 at 15:46:55
Specs: Windows xp, Intel Celeron D 2.93 GH

When I try to open a file or save a file in Office XP applications the program stops responding. Other functions work. I can open change and save files by clicking on their folder locations where saved, but can't save new files in applications nor open files from there. I've uninstalled and re-installed the program. made a new, and run virus, spyware and norton utilites. Help!

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April 19, 2006 at 17:54:51

I have the same problem and it just started today. When I try to 'save as', the drop down file location box freezes. Never had this happen before and I use Excel and Word every day.

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April 20, 2006 at 04:57:13

i have had this too on XP with office 2000 four security updates were sent out over the easter period uninstall these updates from add remove programmes for an imidiate fix i can not find anything on microsoft web site about any future fixes.

If anyone has any other news on this id like to know!

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April 20, 2006 at 05:04:03 see silimar topic for more help

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April 20, 2006 at 22:08:13

Thanks, following the instructions on this page solved the problem.

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