Solved

Word Perfect 12 won't start

Posted on 2009-05-14
6
1,271 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-22
I needed to clone the hard on a Windows XP pro workgroup workstation.    Everything seems to work OK except Word Perfect 12.     I uninstalled, and reinstalled WP, but this didn't help.     Word Perfect 12 will not start.    It load in the Task manager for a second or two then quits.    

I also noticed that when I run MS config, I get an error when attempting to remove a start up item that indicates that I don't have administrative rights yet I am logged in as administrator.    Not sure if these are related
0
Comment
Question by:Gary Fuqua, CISSP
6 Comments
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:loftyworm
ID: 24388681
Is this the windows xp Home edition?  The administrator problem I have seen in Home edition before.
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:Gary Fuqua, CISSP
ID: 24389076
No.  It's XP pro.
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:loftyworm
ID: 24389902
What item are you trying to remove from startup, have you tried to do it manually?

This is a cloned machine, did you change the SID when you did it?
0
Backup Your Microsoft Windows Server®

Backup all your Microsoft Windows Server – on-premises, in remote locations, in private and hybrid clouds. Your entire Windows Server will be backed up in one easy step with patented, block-level disk imaging. We achieve RTOs (recovery time objectives) as low as 15 seconds.

 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
Gary Fuqua, CISSP earned 0 total points
ID: 24499566
I abandoned trying to fix this.   I just upgraded to the current version of WP.
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:inspirednetworks
ID: 33771587
I've run into this same issue. Just migrated a terminal server into vmware esxi 4.1 and can't get word perfect working for the life of me.
we have custom macros that don't run on X3, so I'm trying to avoid an upgrade. was there any further insight into this? what version did you update to?
0
 

Expert Comment

by:dostka
ID: 36045118
I'd still like to get a solution to this problem. I, too cloned my old hard drive to a new one, and now WordPerfect 12 won't launch. Even if I uninstall and reinstall it. Any ideas? I'm using XP Home Edition.
0

Featured Post

U.S. Department of Agriculture and Acronis Access

With the new era of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets, wireless communications and cloud services, the USDA sought to take advantage of a mobilized workforce and the blurring lines between personal and corporate computing resources.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Office 365 - Excel 2016 8 57
How to highlight an Excel graph lines crossing? 9 59
no display on laptop 5 74
What is this Task? 4 87
Are you unable to synchronize your OST (Offline Storage Table) file with Microsoft Exchange Server? Is your OST file exceeding 2 GB size limit? In Microsoft Outlook 2002 and earlier versions, there is a 2 GB size limit for the OST file. If the file …
If you have done a reformat of your hard drive and proceeded to do a successful Windows XP installation, you may notice that a choice between two operating systems when you start up the machine. Here is how to get rid of this: Click Start Clic…
This video walks the viewer through the process of creating an MLA formatted document, as well as a bibliography with citations.
This video shows where to find templates, what they are used for, and how to create and save a custom template using Microsoft Word.

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now