Word xp and windows 7 Tags: Configuration Windows 7 Compatibility Windows XP Last response: February 25, 2013 2:09 PM in Windows 7 Share Tom47 February 25, 2013 1:56:35 PM When I start Word XP in Windows 7, the program opens perfectly, but when trying to open a file, the program locks up. Help Please. Word is running in compatibility mode (XP Service Pack 2). More about : word windows electrontau February 25, 2013 2:09:03 PM Maybe the document you are trying to open was saved with new version of Word. The author needs to save it as word 97 format. Default format is not backwards compatible. Try to open the document with OpenOffice. It is free. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumHow to change microsoft word document icon in windows 7 ForumMS Word 's "Normal.dot" Template in Windows XP ? ForumDocsToGo 7 forces Word XP to "safe mode" ForumWord 97 - application error in Windows XP ForumMicrosoft word 2007 free download for windows XP ForumHow to open Works 3.0-4.0 WPS File in Modern Word (like 2010 or 2007)? ForumSpell Check Does Not Work ( Word 2007) ForumIs there a free microsoft word for windows xp ForumMicrosoft word 2007 free download for windows XP ForumThe " Word " on Windows 7 Sound Drivers Forummicrosoft word on xp ? ForumXP and word ForumEXCEL AND WORD APPLICATION PROB IN XP ForumSending Faxes With XP Fax Service from Office 2000 Word Ap.. ForumMicrosoft word 2007 free download for windows 7 ForumWord 2003 files slow to open on Windows 7 over SBS 2003 network ForumCompatibility problems with word 2000 and 2010 ForumMs word for windows xp free download Forum[Solved] [Solved] Windows 7 ultimate product key free download ForumMicrosoft word 2007 free download for windows 7 More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !