Note Beginning with Microsoft Office 2003, Word is set by default as the e-mail editor. Before Office 2003, the Outlook Email Editor was set as the default.
Note Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
Before following these steps, save the contents of any open Microsoft Word documents.
- Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE on your keyboard.
- Click Task Manager.
- Click the Processes tab.
- Click WINWORD.EXE, and then click End Process. A Task Manager Warning dialog box will appear.
- Click Yes to confirm that you want to end the WINWORD.EXE process.
Article ID: 278214 - Last Review: Feb 15, 2017 - Revision: 3