documents wont open

Microsoft Microsoft word 2007
June 3, 2010 at 10:59:15
Specs: Windows Vista
all of a sudden I can't save a word doc of any type, and when I open a doc it says "word can't create a work file. check the temp enviornment variable. I don't know what happened.

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#1
June 3, 2010 at 11:48:48
Try clearing every .tmp file you can find on your system.


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#2
June 3, 2010 at 12:33:43
Word has the habit of leaving temp files around that can cause all kinds of problems.
Luckily the file names begin with a tilde (~) so do a search of your hard drive for:

~*.doc

and

~*.dot

and delete any you find.

MIKE

http://www.skeptic.com/


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#3
June 3, 2010 at 13:18:12
Here is a list of temp files the Word creates.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/211632

MIKE

http://www.skeptic.com/


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#4
June 11, 2010 at 08:10:45
THANK YOU ALL! But what I finally had to do was reinstall from my disc.
Again thanks for the help!
Lyd

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