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: Can wordPad be reinstalled?

12 Feb 2016   #1
dayers88

Windows 7 pro 64-bit
 
 
Can wordPad be reinstalled?

WordPad on my 64-bit Win7 has started to do strange things every now and then, like changing to italics on its own. It is still completely usable, but the unbidden quirks are irritating. Normally I would simply delete and reinstall s program that starts getting flaky.

So far I have found no way to do this with WordPad. It does not appear on Control Panel > Programs and Features.

Has anyone successfully reinstalled WordPad?

Dave


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
12 Feb 2016   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Dave, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Since WordPad is a Windows system file, you might see if running a SFC /SCANNOW command may help if the file has become corrupted.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Feb 2016   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Here is a download site. I never used it so you are on your own with it.

Microsoft WordPad - latest version 2016 free download
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

12 Feb 2016   #4
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

WordPad should be found by pressing Start, select All Programs, then Accessories & WordPad should be listed there at the bottom of the list.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Can wordPad be reinstalled?




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Wordpad: How to reinstate Windows 7 version of Wordpad?
Hi. Please bear with me, I'm a PC novice. I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. Recently I tried to make the Windows 7 version of Wordpad look like the Vista version using the following instructions: How to Get the Good Old Wordpad (without Ribbons) Working in Windows 7? - Tweaking with...
Software
need wordpad help
windows 7 wordpad does it have help files? i hunted on the internet and couldn't find that info not in windows support either i accidentally cut some data out when i pasted a picture in and saved the document (.rtf) without realizing it. does wordpad back up the previous version like some...
General Discussion
Problem replacing Win7 Wordpad with older Wordpad
I've been following the instructions here and here to get the old version of Wordpad working, however I have run into a problem. I downloaded the old version of Wordpad provided in the second link, since I don't have Vista, but when I try to overwrite the existing version on my computer, it won't...
Customization
replacing 7 Wordpad with ME/XP/Vista Wordpad?
I hear that it's possible, but I'm a complete novice at anything to do with DOS prompts or the registry. I've attempted the instructions given outside this forum but been unable to 'take ownership' of the files in order to replace them (and I'm not even sure just replacing those Wordpad system...
Customization
wordpad
I just got Windows 7 Premium home. I can't find wordpad or any of the accessories. I've tried searching. Where are they? If they were removed for some inexplicable reason, where can I downloade wordpad? I couldn't find that either when I searched Microsoft.
General Discussion
WordPad on W7
On the Word Pad there is a icon for emailing. I can't seem to get this to work. Is there a special default that must be used for this to function. Thanks
Browsers & Mail


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 13:53.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App