Microsoft® Word 2010 hangs issue
Why Microsoft Word 2010 hangs? What are the causes and tips to fix them?
Microsoft Word 2010 may hang when you are using it in your system. You may see the same window appearing in the system screen for a long time. You may not be able to perform any actions in Microsoft Word 2010 at this time. You can neither type or drag the mouse over Microsoft Word 2010. The issues come as a result of some errors with the system or with the application. The errors may also come as a result of some recently installed add-ins or some corrupted Word components. Some issues in the system registry may also result in Microsoft Word 2010 hangs issue.
Here are some tips to fix Microsoft Word 2010 hangs issue:
- Start Word using the /a switch
- Unregister and re-register Word
- Disable conflicting programs
Start Word using the /a switch
The initial steps to be followed to fix Microsoft Word 2010 hangs issue is to start the application using the '/a' switch. This is the best method to find and fix problems with Microsoft Word 2010. As you start Microsoft Word 2010 in '/a' switch, you can run it without the add-ins loaded. You can then try adding each add-in and as you get problems with any of these, you need to remove the particular one.
Unregister and re-register Word
You can try to unregister and re-register Microsoft Word 2010 to get the hang issues. To do this, you need to navigate the 'Start' menu of the system. You need to then select the 'Run' prompt and type in commands to unregister. The command to unregister Microsoft Word 2010 is, 'C:Program FilesMicrosoft OfficeOfficewinword.exe' and '/unregserver'. You need to then re-register Microsoft Word 2010. This can be done by typing '/regserver'. You need to then restart the system and open up Microsoft Word 2010 to see the issue fixed.
You need to remove any programs which are yielding conflicts with Microsoft Word 2010. Antivirus software is much known to create the particular issue. To do this, you need to press 'Alt', 'Ctrl' and 'Delete' keys together. It will bring up the 'Task Manager' of the system. You need to select the conflicting program from the list of programs displayed in the 'Task Manager.' You need to then just click the 'End Task' button to end the process.
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