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Old 10-13-2012, 01:36 AM
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Almost every time, when I double-click a Word file, or just double-click the Word icon, I get the splash screen and then the program opens in a tiny, 5X1 cm window, showing only the close, maximize and minimize buttons. Sometimes the splash screen is small too!



I tried maximizing, closing and reopening;
I tried enlarging the window by the handles, closing and reopening.
This happens only with Word.
I saw a thread in the Office forum from back in April, but it was not resolved

I use Word 2010 32 bit on Windows 7 64 bit.

Appreciate any thoughts. Maybe a registry tweak?
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Have you tried repairing Office (by starting setup from Control Panel)?
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:59 AM
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Stefan,

Thank you! Worked like a charm.

I fact, I am rather embarrassed, because this is usually one advice I give to those who depend on me to fix their computers...
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Have you tried repairing Office (by starting setup from Control Panel)?

Sorry, but after about a dozen documents that opened as they should after the repair, the problem is back!
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Since repairing didn't help, further troubleshooting is required. See the Knowledge Base article Troubleshoot problems that occur when you start or use Word 2010, 2007, or 2003.
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Old 10-13-2012, 01:06 PM
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Thanks,

So far this seems to work
Seems to have been an add-in problem.
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Thanks for the follow-up. Unfortunately, there are lots of poorly designed add-ins out there. :-(
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