microsoft office word 2003... HELP!!!

I'm having troubles using Microsoft word on my computer. when i click on the shortcut, or when i try to open a saved file it will not open or run. i'm having no other malfunctions on my computer (at least to my knowledge)... i can still get on the internet and run all other apps... but not Microsoft word. I tried re-installing with a 2007 disc, but it told me that there was either a corrupted or missing file... i've done virus scan upon virus scan... what do i do??? i just want to open up a file through Word and finish my homework!!! i'm not at all computer savvy and this is absolutely driving me nuts!!! HELP!!!
 

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See the article "Problems opening Word” at:<o:p></o:p>

http://www.word.mvps.org/FAQs/AppErrors/ProbsOpeningWord.htm<o:p></o:p>

See the article "How to re-register Word when problems crop up opening files” at:<o:p></o:p>

http://www.word.mvps.org/FAQs/AppErrors/ReRegisterWord.htm<o:p></o:p>


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I'm having troubles using Microsoft word on my computer. when i click on the shortcut, or when i try to open a saved file it will not open or run. i'm having no other malfunctions on my computer (at least to my knowledge)... i can still get on the internet and run all other apps... but not Microsoft word. I tried re-installing with a 2007 disc, but it told me that there was either a corrupted or missing file... i've done virus scan upon virus scan... what do i do??? i just want to open up a file through Word and finish my homework!!! i'm not at all computer savvy and this is absolutely driving me nuts!!! HELP!!!

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   What error message do you get when you try to open word?

 

      You can follow some of the steps given below:

 

1.       Click Start->run and type WinWord /a -> click ok.

 

2.       IF you are able to open word, follow the steps provided in the article given below:

 

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

322756  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ ) How to back up and restore the registry in Windows.

 

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/921541

 

3.       IF this does not resolve the issue, click on Start-> run-> WinWord /r-> ok.

 

4.       IF still you are not able to open word, try to repair Office, make sure that you have Office 2003 disk. check the article given below for more information:

 

 

http//support.microsoft.com/kb/821593

 


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