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Using Word from Office 97 in Vista

HP Media Center PC m7760n
February 7, 2007 at 12:11:22
Specs: Vista Home Premium, 2.13 GHz/1.99 GB Ram

I installed office 97 on my new PC running Vista. For testing purposes, I just typed a few character and went to print it on an hp LaserJet 2200d that works fine and was already set up as my default printer. Every single time I attempt to print the document, Word closes without even an error message. Now this does not happen with Excel 97, which was installed at the same time as Word 97


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#1
February 7, 2007 at 12:20:39

consider the test 'failed' and get something more up-to-date :-)

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#2
February 8, 2007 at 01:57:42

Make sure your office 97 is up to date.

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#3
February 8, 2007 at 02:55:55

That Office 97 must be getting on a bit now - remember, Windows 95 was the bees-knees at the time of its release ;)

Having said that, have you tried it in Windows 95/98 compatibility mode?


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#4
February 9, 2007 at 13:12:12

Probably just another ploy by MS to force you to upgrade. Screw 'em. Get open office.


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