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Windows 7: Problem with Word

17 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
Problem with Word

I am using Office 2007 and trying to use it today I keep getting a message:
Word could not create the work file.
Check the temp environment variable.
I have not a clue what that means.

Also from Word>Properties I tried 'Troubleshoot Compatability' and received the message: Word can not open the existing file (Normal.dotm)

Any help appreciated.

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17 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86

Theres a solution on this page which may help you.

[Resolved] "Check the temp environment variable"
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17 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium

Many thanks for the quick reply and to Steve, as soon as he mentioned the Registry I thought I would run the Uniblue Registry Booster program on my computer and hey presto it fixed the registry fault.

Thanks again.
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17 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

Though I have not had this problem, this is good information to know. Thanks for the link.
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