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Unable to access word documents in office 2000 small business

I have tried system restore.
I have tried going to last good configuration.
I have tried renaming Normal.Dot to Oldnormal.Dot.

The message I get is: "Microsoft Word has encountered a problem and needs to close . . ."

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  • bancroft640 Apr 17, 2009

    If I am able to uninstall and reinstall, will I not lose the word documents and e-mail???

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Why the .dot extension, it should be .doc. Better try uninstalling and reinstalling MS word or MS office package again.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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    Livingsta Apr 17, 2009

    By uninstalling and reinstalling MS word or MS office you will not lose your word documents, but your emails you will have to backup your emails from outlook. Please read below



    http://www.freebits.co.uk/backoutlook.ht...



    Hope this helps !!!



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As a work-around, see if you are dealing with a damaged document or damaged Office2K installation by, downloading OpenOffice (http://www.openoffice,org/), installing it, and attempting to open the document with OpenOffice.

(A ".dot" extension is a template for a ".doc" formatted file, BTW.)

From the sounds of things, you have a damaged Office2K installation, so having OpenOffice installed will tide you over until you get things re-installed--or you might just go with OpenOffice for the long-haul.

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