Using Task Manager to close Word after
When Word crashes, the Winword.exe file may still remain open. You
need to close this before you re-open Word as otherwise system conflicts
may arise, i.e. you may not be able to open Word, as the system sees
that Winword.exe is currently running.
To close Winword.exe using the Task Manager, follow these steps:
1. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL.
In the Windows
Security dialog box, click Task Manager.
2. On the Processes tab, click any instance
of Winword.exe, and then click End Process.
3. Close the Windows Task Manager, and then
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