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Everytime I start Microsoft Word 2k7 on a Vista OS, The program attempts to start, stops, then states that it has encountered an error and needs to be shut down. I decline sending the error report, and am immediately prompted by a dialog box that states that the file I was trying to open cannot be found. This is true for every file that I open with Word. Tried reinstalling office, to no avail. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Try this:

  • Remove any add-ins you may have.

  • Start Word in Safe Mode with winword.exe /a from the Run menu.

More at this site: http://wordprocessing.about.com/od/troubleshootin1/qt/safemode.htm

EDIT:

Uninstall Office 2007 using this Fix It link from Microsoft Support.

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sadly it din't work. I tried safe mode and the program still wouldn't fix. Office went through the "Detect and Repair" process, stated a successful operation and yet still wouldn't work. –  Deoetpatria Nov 19 '10 at 6:00
    
Added the fix it link from MS Support. –  user3463 Nov 19 '10 at 16:12
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