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Cut and paste from internet explorer, freezes word

I have intermittant problems where the cut and paste function, copying written print or graphic photos from various Internet Explorer websites, freezes Word. There is no error message, but the hourglass remains on the page that freezes. Other open programs will eventually freeze as well if you enter them after the freeze. The only way I know how to unfreeze it is to press con + alt + del, which generates a help screen that allows you to shut down a system that is not responding. This allows all other programs to resume functioning normally. Sometimes the cut and paste function works perfectly from a particular website page, but then mysteriously, after several successful pastes, it will freeze, even if I'm copying from the same paragraph of material. Note: Because this has happened so often, I have noticed that if I cut and paste it into an empty e-mail document from Outlook Express, and then cut and paste from there back to Word, that this usually works - - also if I use the Notepad function. However, these extra steps take much longer. On rare occasions, the cut and paste function will not work at all in Word (it freezes), an e-mail document (which remains blank, though the mouse has been affected, but nothing can be seen), or Notepad (which may only copy part of the document and mysteriously be unable to copy a large majority of what's needed, even on repeated attempts) In addition, recently there is a noticeable start up problem in Internet Explorer, where it may take 30 - 45 seconds to open, or it may freeze, in which case I may need to close it and re-open it again. Sometimes it takes 3 or 4 attempt to finally open. All updates are current, we have run spyware programs, full system scans, a defrag, all with no noticeable change in the problems. Any suggestions?

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    how do Icut and paste my resume from my documents to a companies site ?

  • mdboxberger Feb 02, 2010

    I have same problem - paste into WordPad is fine, but into Word or Outlook freezes those applications

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Try to reformat your pc then,.,,

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