Start Word 2007 in safe mode
Sometimes – not always – Word 2007 will drive you mad. Most of the time it’s to do with a corrupted start up file, a broken link or a rogue add-on.
Here’s a suggestion. Start Word in safe mode (that often gets all the little ducks back in a nice row), then close it, then start it again normally.
This example uses Windows XP Pro – in Vista / 7 you don’t need run – just use the gap near the bottom of your menus.Click on the browse button then follow this sequence
my computer ->c->program files->microsoft office->office12 then select winword.exe
You’ll see this displayIn this display I’ve delected winword.exe If you need to try starting another programme in safe mode select it instead (powerpnt is powerpoint, mspub is publisher). Click on the open button – you’ll then see Then, place your cursor in the displayed text – scroll to the end – past the last quote mark, and add the following When Word starts up – you’ll see this Close Word, then open it as normal.