Whenever I edit an existing project in Microsoft Visio it crashes. I have noticed it crashing specifically when I edit text.

Is this a known problem with a workaround?

I am running Windows 7 with Office 2010, except for MS Project and MS Visio being 2007.

  • Does this happen with newly created projects or only this existing one? I've had similar problems before and the only way to fix it was to copy and past what I was doing into a new file, either part by part or in one go. – Mokubai Jun 23 '11 at 10:45
  • From what I can tell it is only existing projects. Copying and pasting the project into a new file every time I need to edit doesn't seem like a viable solution. – Pieter van Niekerk Jun 23 '11 at 10:50

I had the same problem, and discovered it is related to the Send to Bluetooth add-in

Launch Visio, go to Tools -> Trust Center. Then select the Add-Ins option on the left. At the bottom of the screen, press the Go button to Manage COM-Add Ins. You should disable and remove the 'Send to Bluetooth' option.

Visio was crashing anytime I did anything: copy, edit text, open a file browser. I am running Windows 7 64 bit with Visio 2007. So far, this has resolved the crashes for me.

Source: http://knightfoo.wordpress.com/2010/06/14/visio-2007-and-2010-crashing/

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    This also worked for me on Windows 7 x86 with Visio 2010 – Cocowalla Dec 7 '12 at 10:36

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