it is a good idea to install the video card drivers anyway, but that
"shouldn't" be the issue. Give it a hook, as with a beta, it literally could
be anything causing the issue.
It is interesting that last known good config works on this though, I will
try to find something concrete for you.
"Ellen Finkelstein" wrote:
> Did you mean uninstall and reinstall Office? I did that. It didn't help.
> What seemed to help was to use the Last Known Good Configuration. However,
> I'm afraid to turn off my computer, now.
> Are there graphics card issues? For example, NVIDIA has a Vista 2 driver
> update available. I haven't installed it yet, though.
> "Andrew" wrote:
> > There have been problems with the beta office when upgrading from XP.
> > Try to uninstall it, and reinstall it, and see if it persists.
> > "Ellen Finkelstein" wrote:
> > > Since I installed Vista, I've been unable to open PowerPoint 2007 Beta 2 for
> > > more than a few seconds without it hanging. I've opened it in safe mode, gone
> > > through Detect and Repaire twice, rebooted, turned the computer off and on.
> > > All this sometimes helps for a few seconds, but then it hangs again.
> > > Restarting the program right away doesn't work-it just hangs immediately.
> > >
> > > I'm having a similar problem with Word (also 2007 Beta 2), but not as bad.
> > > That one is hanging with a "Searching for printer. Press Esc to Cancel"
> > > message. It never finds the printer, pressing Esc doesn't do anything. But by
> > > renaming the document I've been able to actually work in Word.
> > >
> > > But PowerPoint isn't working at all. Does anyone have any suggestions?
> > >
> > > It worked fine yesterday in XP.