Wierd problem with Microsoft Word.

Posted on 2011-10-10
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have a really strange issue with Microsoft Word. I can open Excel Spread sheets, power point, outlook ect..., but when I try to open up Word it just sits there and never oepn and then freezes up. I have tried to run a repair on the installation that didn't work. Uninstalled and reinstalled Office 2007 this still didn't help. I also tried to run it on a different user profile and still no results. This machine is running Windows 7 64-bit on a W520 Lenovo Thinkpad and is part of a domain. The laptop is only about a month old also. If anyone has any advice I would love to hear. Thanks.
Question by:transystems
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    You allready checked logs files ?
    Right mouse click on My Computer ---> Management  ...> Logs
    Check Applications log and the System Log and tell us if something shows up according to Word crashing...
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    Try going to Start > type in winword /safe in the Search box > Enter key on your keyboard.

    If Word launches successfully, then it's wholly possible that a plugin in Word is causing the issue.

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