Microsoft® Office® 2003 Not Responding Issue
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Microsoft Office is the office suite of inter-related and expedient desktop applications, servers and services which are meant for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems. Microsoft Office 2003, introduced with the new Office logo, is the productivity suite inscribed by Microsoft, involves two new applications: InfoPath and OneNote. Microsoft Office 2003, with Windows XP style icons and colors, is crafted for NT-based versions of Windows i.e., not compatible with Windows 98 or Windows Me. The other features of Microsoft Office 2003 are fully customizable toolbars and menus, Windows XP style icons and colors, Save My Settings Wizard, the ability to slipstream service packs into the original setup files, the Office Assistant and Office Web Components. Microsoft Office 2003 also facilitates you to choose whether to keep a locally cached copy of installation files and numerous utility resource kit tools.
Here are the symptoms and causes for Microsoft Office 2003 not responding issue:
- Causes of Microsoft Office 2003 Not Responding
- Tips to Resolve
Sometimes you might have noticed that Microsoft Office 2003 hangs while working with it. This condition occurs when you click on the 'Save in' list in the 'Save As' dialog box. The same situation could also occur while clicking the 'Look in' list in the 'Open dialog box'. In this condition, the program does not respond even if you click 'Cancel' or try to close the dialog box.
Causes of Microsoft Office 2003 Not Responding
This 'not responding' condition of Microsoft Office 2003 occurs if the system is connected to one or more mapped network shares that are nonexistent or currently offline. It might also happen when one or more mapped drives are determined or located on a sluggish or a down-level computer, and the drive is in an untrusted domain. An inaccessible removable drive and the WAN connected mapped drive are other reasons for the stopping of Microsoft Office 2003.
This hanging issue of Microsoft Office 2003 can be resolved by disconnecting all the network drives. For disconnecting the network drives, right-click on 'My Computer' and then select the 'Disconnect Network Drive' option. From the 'Disconnect Network Drive' dialog box, you should select the drive which you want to disconnect, and press 'OK'. If you are not sure about a particular drive then you can use the 'Run' command to fix Microsoft Office 2003 issue.