Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Word crash on AutoSave

10 Aug 2009   #1
jimboberlin

win7 build 7100
 
 
Word crash on AutoSave

As I've been browsing through these Forums I could find quite a few complaints about Word 2007 not working as it should under Windows 7.
Common Problems seem to involve crashes at Startup or when trying to save files.

My Word also crashes a lot, but it happens ONLY WHEN WORD IS TRYING TO AUTOSAVE. When I save manually I have no problems anymore (that's when it used to crash when I was using the RC1).

Basically, as soon as the "autosave" process starts, I get a message saying "Word has encountered an error and will now restart"
Then after a few seconds word closes and restarts, but in the "recovered documents"-List I only have old copies of my file. If i then manually navigate to the autosave folder, I can actually see (and open) the .tmp-Files with the latest changes.

For now I "solved" this by simply deactivating the Autosave feature - but since I'm in the process of writing my Master-Thesis that's not really an acceptable solution for the long run.

Has anybody else had that same Problem?

Greetz
Jim


System info:
Intel i7 920, 6 Gb Ram, Gforce GTX 275, GA-EX58 UD4P
Windows 7 Ultimate (final, build 7600.16385.090713-1255) 64-Bit
Word 2007


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

10 Aug 2009   #2
hdfrango

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 build 7600
 
 

I haven't played around that much with office 2007 so far on windows 7, but I didn't experience any problem.

My first suggestion would be to make sure you have the latest service pack (should be sp2) for office 2007.

If you already have latest updates, including latest windows 7 updates, next step will depend on how you got your stuff. If you are 100% sure both office 2007 and windows 7 (example, checking the sha1 checksum of the iso you have) are fine, might be that you installed something office is not compatible with, so I'd start disabling stuff, or you might even want to test it in safe mode (I never remember launching office in safe mode, but should work) to see if you get same problems.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Aug 2009   #3
jimboberlin

win7 build 7100
 
 

thanks for the input.

While playing around i noticed that the Problem only occurs with docs that contain Makros. Disabling Makros overall doesn't help though.

When I enable Makros and try to execute one I get an Error-Message as well (but no crash) so I guess I will focus on getting the Makros to work and see if that also solves autosave Problem.

see you
Jim
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


22 Aug 2009   #4
Adrian

 
Office App Crash

Click the link below!
Your Macros contains a virus.


Microsoft Word: Solving Crashing Problems_
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Word crash on AutoSave




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Clearing autosave?
If I'm working on a document, does each autosave preserve a document? If so, I guess they stack up. If they can be cleared, how do I do it? Skeet
Performance & Maintenance
Word versus Word Perfect -- how to change back to WP file
I am setting up a new computer with Windows 7 (from XP). I transferred some Word Perfect files to new computer prior to installing the Word Perfect 11 software. I changed one document to Word, and all of my WP documents changed. Now since I have WP installed, I would like to be able to open...
Software
Any free programs to screen cap the active window and autosave it?
Anyone happen to know of a program to take a screencap of the active window then automatically save it? besides fraps I mean? Fraps won't work with what I want to use it for so been looking for an alternative, also yes I k now about print screen and then paste into a program then saving it, but I...
General Discussion
Word 2007 Can't open encrypted docx from Word 2010
When I send some friends a password protected word document created in Word 2010 they can't open it using word 2007 which is compatible with docx by using the correct password. I have no choice but to send as a Word doc instead of docx so they can open it. Word 2007 User 1: Word launches no...
Microsoft Office
Fable 3 crashes when autosave
I bought the new game Fable 3, but I got a small problem. The game by itself works perfect, everything looks great. But after 30 - 50 minutes playing the game it crashes to the desktop. It is no random crash because it always happening when it's doing an autosave.:huh: Is there anybody who got...
Gaming
MS Word Likes to Crash
http://www.redstaplerchronicles.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/sad-face.jpg It's the only Office 2007 app that does this for me, but it crashes a lot. Oddly enough I have a suspicion about it, but I'll post about that later. Just be advised that Word 2007 crashes a lot (of course as I'm...
Microsoft Office

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:23.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App