Re: Program Freezes On Save--excel
hope m not violating any rules...pls advice if i did and sorry in adv...
welcome to the forum - had similar problems too but unrelated to network
for both excel and word, specially trying to save a page from the net.
did a google search "excel word hangs during save" and checked the first
result from "http://www.tutorials-se.com/crashesgpfs/Excel-Word/" which
i am quoting below.
may also want to try "http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/918165"
hope this helps...
I need to work on files that are on the network. I can open them, but when I
go to 'Save-as', both Word and Excel just seems to hang. This workflow has
worked fine for two months until about 10:00 last night.
Per the other posts I've searched, I've uninstalled the security patches
that were automatically installed this week, and I've tried unmapping the
network drives. I can save a new file to My Documents, but this isn't really
getting my job done.
I do not have the disks to reinstall office. I'm running Windows XP, Office
2002. Other computers in our office are working fine, just as this one did
earlier this week. I am at a loss, so any help is appreciated.
Check out the response to "Can not Save Files"
The Security Update for Windows XP KB908531 caused the problem for me and after removing I can now save files to subfolders for Word and Excel.
The updated affected my system but not my wife's programs which are on a
Oh, thank you!!!! There is no way I would have ever found that on my own, I
mean, what an esoteric, seemingly unrelated cause to my problem.
I'm certain I'm not the only person this has effected. I already wasted
probably at least 8 hours of productivity Thurs, Fri and today, and with your
kind assistance, it is now resolved. I hope MSFT has heard the uproar they
Last edited by vmandr; February 16th, 2007 at 03:57.
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