Then click on Microsoft and click on Templates. You can poke around, but keep in mind that Safe Mode is for troubleshooting and not for creating or editing documents. I tried the system restore today. If you can't start a Microsoft Office application in Office Safe Mode or you have recurring problems opening applications in normal mode, you can try to repair Office. Alternatively, you can press the Windows logo key and the R key on your keyboard. You can see the complete list of command line switches for Microsoft Word 2010. Do you want to start Word in safe mode? If not, keep reading the other possible solutions! Alternatively, you can type winword.
In Windows Safe Mode, your whole Windows operating system is restarted without third-party drivers and other startup software that can cause problems. Please help walk me through my discovery. I've done the ctrl thing and it's still not opening even after I've clicked yes Perform an online repair of Office. Word starts, perhaps even filling the entire screen. When a problem is detected at startup, the Automated Office Safe Mode either fixes the problem or isolates the problem. Mostly, once startup issues occur, when you open the Office app, it will automatically present a prompt dialog telling that safe mode could help you troubleshoot the problem and asking if you want to start the Office app in safe mode.
It has been reported that uninstalling FastPictureView and FastPictureViewer Pro… overcomes the issue of the Minimize, Maximize, Close and Help buttons not being visible in Office 2013. I still get confused because I haven't used Word or Excel in a long time. I hope the above suggestion helps. Now I was really perplexed. If I give command to repair Word file, it says the setup completed successfully, but same problem keeps on repeating. You may need to start Windows in Safe mode or different advanced troubleshooting modes so that you can find and fix the problem. Move these templates to separate directories to determine if they are causing Word to start in Safe Mode.
If nothing above helps at all, there should be some type of error or message that appears. However, if you cannot open Word file, then you should fix the issue by downloading suitable Word document repair software. Refer to the article on how to do Clean Boot: Note: After you have finished troubleshooting in Clean Boot, ensure you restart the computer in normal mode. This would display the following Disabled Items window using which you can see and also re-enable the disabled add-in. Let us refer to the following article and check if it helps. In case Word file is not opening in safe mode, then try following steps to open it in safe mode and solve your problem.
Word just broke - I've had it a couple of years. After the Office setup program closes, restart Word. How to Leave Safe Mode To leave Safe Mode, you will need to close the Office application and launch it normally. Would you like to restore these preferences to their default values? About the Author Darrin Koltow wrote about computer software until graphics programs reawakened his lifelong passion of becoming a master designer and draftsman. ! You can use the article for more information about manual updates and automatic updates. You may need to uninstall, reinstall, or update one or more add-ins of Office keeps crashing. Excel 2013 Are you having trouble starting the Excel 2013 application? Disable and Remove Add-Ins Conflicts among Word add-ins can cause Word to start only in Safe Mode.
Create a blank document by pressing Ctrl+N and then go to File tab Options Add-Ins. Select Disabled Items in the Manage dropdown and click the Go button. I installed Office on my Windows machine a long time ago and everything was working fine until today. Let us try to uninstall the program completely then reinstall it and check if that resolves the issue. Did Word ever work correctly? You will see the following dialog box. Method 1: with Ctrl key Step 1: Click the Office 2016 application while pressing and holding down the Ctrl key on your keyboard.
You can try disabling it and seeing if that fixes the issue. After you view the items listed in the Disabled Items dialog box, you can select an item and then click Enable to turn it on again. For issues that are specific to Excel, it might be best to ask in the Excel forum at: However, a lot of problems with Office 2013 are caused by third party non-Microsoft applications. All other office products work. If Excel starts without a problem, the issue is with the add-in you disabled. This is what I have retrieved that seems to explain the problem -- but I am so confused right now.
This is User Initiated Safe Mode. In this case, you are prompted to disable the item again. In the list that pops up, go ahead and uncheck Bluetooth. Try opening the app in safe mode. I did create another template I guess. Now, this post will show you. See instructions for this process in the video below: Starting the application in safe mode can help pinpoint if the issue is caused by an Office add-in, which is a common problem.
Nothing works, and the reps on Microsoft chat support don't know what they are doing and keep telling me the same steps that I've already done. After doing some research, I figured out how to fix the problem so that Word opened in normally instead of safe mode. Working efficiently with your business's Word documents depends on the time-saving customizations you've made to the program. I tried going to programs and repair, but the only option is to uninstall and it is part of the 2010 package. . Safe Mode loads without all these features that can cause you trouble.