You receive a "WINWORD.exe has generated errors and will be closed by Windows" error message when you right click a frame anchor in Word 2000

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SYMPTOMS

In a Microsoft Word 2000 document, when you click in a table in a frame and then right-click the frame anchor, you receive the following error message:
WINWORD.exe has generated errors and will be closed by Windows. You will need to restart the program. An error log is being created.

CAUSE

Typically, when you right-click a word that is spelled incorrectly or that is grammatically incorrect, the appropriate spelling or grammar shortcut menu appears. When you right-click the anchor instead of the word, Word still tries to display the spelling or grammar shortcut menu. Because the context is not correct, Word stops responding, and the error message described in the "Symptoms" section appears.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367 OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

This problem was first corrected in the Word 2000 Update: April 25, 2002.

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Article ID: 300861 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 2.4
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
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