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If you open a document has minor changes, whole paragraphs may be marked as modified, although only a word or two is modified.
This problem occurs because a paragraph mark was inserted or deleted immediately before or after the paragraph that was incorrectly marked as modified. After this occurs, you cannot correct the marked paragraph.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 OFFXP: How to Obtain the Latest Office XP Service Pack
After you install the latest service Pack, add the following registry key if the registry key does not already exist:
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 Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP-2).