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problem opening files in Word/Excel

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by kenh123, Dec 5, 2004.

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  1. kenh123

    kenh123 Thread Starter

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    Some files - not all, don't open when double clicked. Word (or excell) starts up, the hourglass sits there for a few seconds and then rotates once, then the tail of the mouse cursor turns multiple colors for a short time, then nothing. Word stays open but the file never opens. Shut down word and double click on the same file again and it opens right up. Again, not all files. Happens consistently with the same files (i.e., open it twice to actually see it, edit it, close it, have to open it twice again to get it to come up).

    Office problem or Windows?

    Thanks!
     
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