SOLVED! Microsoft Word Starter 2010 Cannot Be Opened/Repaired In Control Panel

If you notice that Microsoft Word Starter 2010 cannot be opened/repaired in Control Panel, you have no choice but to repair it in Settings. Aside from that, you may want to uninstall then reinstall Microsoft Word Starter 2010, update Windows and so on. Unable to carry out solutions on your own and could use some help? Then you should find this article useful.

Causes

Cached Data

The cache on Microsoft Word sped up operations and it includes many things from settings to preferences. Naturally, if the cached data becomes corrupted, you will likely experience errors as you use Word.

Outdated Windows

An outdated version of Windows can make you experience random errors. Thus, regarding Microsoft Word Starter 2010 cannot be opened/repaired in Control Panel, you should take the obsolescence of Windows into account. 

Solutions

Repair

  • Step 1: Press the Windows key + I to open Settings.
  • Step 2: Select Apps then go to Apps & features.
  • Step 3: Click Microsoft word starter 2010 and pick Modify.
  • Step 4: Choose Quick Repair then hit Yes on the confirmation prompt.
  • Step 5: Wait for the process to complete and try using Microsoft Word again.

Uninstall And Reinstall

If Microsoft Word Starter 2010 cannot be opened/repaired in Control Panel, you need to uninstall then reinstall Microsoft Word starter. By doing this, you will be able to clear all settings and cached data that may be responsible for the error.

  • Step 1: Press the Windows key + R to open Run.
  • Step 2: Type appwiz.cpl then hit Enter to open Program and features.
  • Step 3: Right-click Microsoft Office Starter 2010 and select Uninstall.
  • Step 4: Hit Yes then follow the instructions to complete the uninstallation process.
  • Step 5: Once done, press the Windows key, scroll down in the Programs section and click Microsoft Office 2010.
  • Step 6: Click Use then select Open to reinstall Office Starter 2010. 

Update Windows 

  • Step 1: Press the Windows key + I to open Settings.
  • Step 2: Select Update & Privacy then go to Windows Update
  • Step 3: Hit Check for Updates and if an update is available, it will be automatically downloaded and installed.
  • Step 4: Once the installation is done, restart your computer to complete the installation and see if the error has been resolved. 

Troubleshooting Microsoft Word Problems: Advice

“Microsoft Word Has Stopped Working”

Disable Add-Ins

  • Step 1: Press the Ctrl + Alt + Esc to open the Task Manager.
  • Step 2: Click Microsoft Word then hit End task then close the Task Manager.
  • Step 3: Press the Windows Key + R to open Run.
  • Step 4: Type winword /safe and hit Enter to open Word in Safe Mode. If it works well while in safe mode, you will have to disable add-ins.
  • Step 5: Click File then select Options.
  • Step 6: Navigate to the left panel then click Add-Ins 
  • Step 7: Pick COM Add-ins from the drop-down menu and hit Go
  • Step 8: Uncheck all the add-ins then click OK to confirm your choice.
  • Step 9: Close all open windows then launch MS Word, if it runs normally, enable add-ins one by one while checking the performance of Word. 

Update Microsoft Word

  • Step 1: Launch Word then go to the File tab.
  • Step 2: Click Account and select Update Options.
  • Step 3: Hit Update Now then follow the onscreen instruction to complete the update.

“Word Experienced An Error Trying To Open The File”

Unblock Word File

  • Step 1: Press Windows + E to open File Explorer then locate the Word file that is experiencing the error.
  • Step 2: Right-click the file, select Properties and go to the General tab.
  • Step 3: Check the “Unblock” box then hit Apply and OK to save changes.
  • Step 4: Close Properties then try opening the file again.

Add New Trusted Location

  • Step 1: Move your Word file to another folder.
  • Step 2: Double-click the Word file to open it then go to the File tab.
  • Step 3: Pick Options and select Trust Center.
  • Step 4: Click Trust Center Settings then choose Trusted Locations.
  • Step 5: Select Add new location and choose your folder location where you have recently moved your Word file.
  • Step 6: Hit OK to confirm your choice.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What should I do when Office applications freeze randomly?

There might be many reasons causing your application to freeze and you can quickly fix it by restarting Windows. If the issue persists, you can reset the Office applications by following these steps:

  • Step 1: Press the Windows key + I to open Settings.
  • Step 2: Select Apps then go to Apps & features.
  • Step 3: From the list, pick Office then click Advanced options.
  • Step 4: Hit Reset then follow the instructions to complete the reset. Once done, launch your application then check how things turn out.

Can I share my Microsoft office subscription?

You can purchase Microsoft 365 Family subscription, and share it with up to five family members. Adding people to your subscription is quite easy, launch your web browser then visit account.microsoft.com. Go to Subscriptions then follow the on-screen instructions to add your users. Each family member you add will receive an email with the steps to follow to sign in and enjoy the subscription.

Tips And Tricks

  • Memorize Microsoft Word shortcuts for quick navigation.
  • Upload your Word documents to OneDrive so you may access them from any of your devices.
  • If you subscribe to Office, opt for annual subscriptions instead of monthly ones to get the most out of the discounts.

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