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Word: SaveAs Activates a Previous Window

Word: SaveAs Activates a Previous Window

Word: SaveAs Activates a Previous Window

There is something strange happening with Word on one of our workstations, even though the drive has been reformatted. Here is the chain of events:

User opens My Computer (Window A).
User opens a directory in My Computer which opens another window (Window B).
User double clicks a Word document to open it.
User does a File > SaveAs.
When the SaveAs window appears, Window B is somehow reactivated and appears in front of the SaveAs dialog box.

This does not happen all of the time, nor does it happen with Excel files. There are no macros in Normal.dot or in the document being opened. The system is virus free. Does anyone have any ideas?


RE: Word: SaveAs Activates a Previous Window

Need some clarification:
  This only happens on this ONE machine? Only SOMEtimes?
  Is it always the SAME folder, or any folder with Word files?
  Is it always the SAME file, or does it happen with different Word files?

RE: Word: SaveAs Activates a Previous Window

This problem is only occuring on one machine. It does not happen all of the time. This happens regardless of the file or folder being opened and it only happens in Word. We have not found any consistancy with this problem when we follow the sequence of events listed above. A new hard disk has been installed as well as all of the software. We have just replaced the mouse as well. We think that it may have something to do with the roaming profile but can not pin down the cause.


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