Microsoft Office Word 2003 takes forever to open! January 22nd, 2018, 6:48am
Home Calendar Search Register Login
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Computer Q&A Board    Your Input    Questions  ›  Microsoft Office Word 2003 takes forever to open!

 Pages: 1
Recommend Print
  Author    Microsoft Office Word 2003 takes forever to open!
Posted: November 11th, 2011, 1:05am Report to Moderator
Baby Member

Posts: 48
I am using Microsoft Office Word 2003
Windows Vista
Google Chrome
Norton's Anti-Virus

Here are the problems:

1. Occasional messages saying it cannot find the file. I'll try again and it finds the file
2. Occasional message saying "Office Word not responding"
3. Significant delay in opening existing document and/or new document file. This is the biggest problem I'm having. By delay I'm saying it usually takes at least a minute, sometimes longer to open

I've read that the file "" may be the culprit and could be corrupted or damaged. Before I begin making changes by renaming this file is there a way of knowing if the file is in fact damaged and/or corrupted? Should I just go ahead an do a name change and see if it helps?

If the file is okay or I've changed it and there is no improvement what other reasons could be causing this?
Logged Offline
It is HERE
A Revolutionary New Bible Version

Gain a Better Understanding of the Bible

No Bible Training Needed
Just Read and Find out God's Message to You

New Testament - Breakthrough Version
Go to - - for more information.
Free Weekly Newsletter
Learn Tips about your Computer
from a Trusted, Knowledgeable Source

Subscribe to Ray's Computer Tips by entering your email address below and clicking on the button. We have a No Spam policy

This Forum brought to you by

Great Software
Forever Free Updates
Posted: November 18th, 2011, 6:31pm Report to Moderator
Administrator Group

Posts: 2208
Reputation: 60.00%
   That is what I would do.  Just rename it and see what happens.
   Word accesses many files while it is loading a file.  I would think it is one of those files that is giving it problems.
Logged Offline
e-mail Reply: 1 - 2
Posted: December 5th, 2011, 8:38pm Report to Moderator
Baby Member

Posts: 48
I renamed the "" file and things have improved.  Office is opening up faster now.   Problem may be solved.
Logged Offline
e-mail Reply: 2 - 2
 Pages: 1
Recommend Print

Locked Board Board Index    Questions  [ previous | next ] Switch to:

Thread Rating
There is currently no rating for this thread
Forum Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post polls
You may not post attachments
HTML is off
Blah Code is on
Smilies are on

Powered by E-Blah Platinum 9.6 © 2001-2006