Benefits of Using Microsoft® Office® in Safe Mode
Get to know more about the benefits of using Microsoft Office in safe mode
Microsoft Office has a variety of functions and tools for sharing, creating and transmitting documents including the ability to store files as web pages and to email letters and other files directly from an Office application program. When a document becomes damaged due to the document is not closed properly or some other issue, then Microsoft Office automatically enters in safe mode and trying to repair the corrupted document. Microsoft Office has two safe mode options that you can use. One is automated, it means that once you open an Office program, it will automatically detect and try to fix any problems that it encounters. The other type of safe mode is manual or user initiated. If you want to turn off the automatic safe mode option in all Microsoft Office programs, you have to change the settings in Word, which affects all other Microsoft Office programs.
Following lines explains about Microsoft Office safe mode, automated safe mode, user initiated safe mode and its features.
- Automated safe mode
- User initiated safe mode
- Start word in safe mode
Automated safe mode
During startup of Microsoft Word, the Microsoft Office safe mode checks for issues like an add-in or an extension does not start. Microsoft Office safe mode is also capable to check for a corrupted resource for a corrupted file or document, for a corrupted registry or for a corrupted template. If Microsoft Word encounters an issue during startup, you may receive an error message. Depending up on the cause of the problem, the Microsoft Office safe mode options to resolve the problem may also vary.
User initiated safe mode
In Microsoft Office safe mode, you can open any Office program by pressing CTRL key when you start the program or by using the safe option when you start the program from the command line. When you open an Office program in user initiated safe mode some restrictions like Office assistant is not automatically displayed, no templates can be saved and last used web site is not opened are applied.
Microsoft Word is a word processing application for Windows systems. Microsoft Word may crash when opening a document that containing multiple pages. But one or two page document can be open without any problem. Microsoft Word 2007 includes a safe mode option that loads the basic components that the program needs. To start word in safe mode, open the run window and enter ‘C:program filesMicrosoft OfficeOffice12Winword.exe /safe’. Press the enter key on your computer's keyboard, then Word's splash screen will appear and the program will open.