Microsoft® Word 2007 Keeps Hanging
Get to know more about hanging of Microsoft Word 2007
The issue of hanging of Microsoft Word 2007 is very frustrating for its users. This happens due to many reasons. It can happen due to the running of the operating system in your computer beyond its hardware specification. The freezing of Microsoft Word 2007 might occur during start up of Microsoft Word 2007 or while working with Microsoft Word 2007. This might result in loss of data from the word document. Microsoft Word 2007 might hang when you open Microsoft Word 2007 document or when you connect Microsoft Word 2007 with a printer. It might also happen due to less RAM memory. Driver and software issues might also cause Microsoft Word 2007 to hang.
The following gives users an idea about issues that result in hanging of Microsoft Word 2007:
- Increased Use of System Resources
- Faulty Registry
- Remove Add ons
Increased Use of System Resources
The minimum amount of memory required by 32bit operating system is 1GB and 64bit operating system is 2GB. The processor needs to have a speed of 1GHz or greater. For the installation of Word application and for its smooth running the system needs to have enough memory. Many programs might run on the background while you operate Microsoft Word 2007. The programs running in the background might take up large amount of system resources, which results in the freezing of Microsoft Word 2007 application.
The error in the registry of your system might also cause freezing of Microsoft Word 2007 application. Frequent installing and uninstalling of programs in your system also results in errors in Windows registry. The information about each and every application including Microsoft Word 2007 is stored in the Windows registry and errors in it might cause hanging of Microsoft Word 2007. You need to use registry cleaner software to remove errors from the registry in your system.
Hanging of Microsoft Word 2007 might also happen due to add ons in Microsoft Word 2007 application. The add ons slow down your Microsoft Word 2007 application and it might result in the freezing of Word application. Thus you need to disable unnecessary add ons from the Word document.