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I get "not responding" error while typing a word document, I guess it happens each time I press backspace to delete some letters. It's like it happens so and has happened many times till now, I chose "restart the program" from the three options it suggests.

Is there any way to get rid of it?

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Probably your pc is loaded with other tasks which consume the most part of resources and slow down Word. Try to look up for processes which take most of CPU.

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I'm not 100% sure that's the case, I have only chrome and word opened. Should I look up for those processes via Task manager? – Gigili Mar 28 '12 at 2:19
    
Yes, or Process Explorer v15 from Sysinternals. Also there is possibility that HDD is busy performing operations for other processes and unable to respond immediately. – RCola Mar 28 '12 at 4:56

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