The world is an imperfect place, and sometimes things go wrong. This even applies to your Office documents. So if you’re struggling to open a document, or your Office apps keep crashing the moment you try to start them up, you may want to enter Safe Mode to get your information out or to see if you can fix whatever needs fixing.
From Laptop Mag:
Once in Safe Mode, the applications load a stripped-down version of the software without a toolbar, customization options, add-ons, or extensions. These, most often, are the culprits. But unfortunately, you’ll never figure that out if you can’t open the program and disabling them one by one until you uncover the cause of the issue.
- In the Cortana search bar, type Run and click the first result to open a Run dialog. Or, you can just press Windows + R.
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