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This article describes a program error that can have the following error signatures:
Application Name Application Version Module Name Module Version Offset--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Winword.exe 11.0.5604.0 Winword.exe 11.0.5604.0 003606fc
Additionally, other offsets are possible.
In Microsoft Office Word 2003, when you try to print, quit Word, or save a Word document, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following (where program name is one of the programs that is listed in the "Applies To" section):
Microsoft program name has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Please tell Microsoft about this problem. We have created an error report that you can send to help us improve program name. We will treat this report as confidential and anonymous. To see what data this error report contains, click here.
Note To view the details of the error signature, click the link in the following text:
To see what data this error report contains, click here.
This problem may occur if you background save a Word document that contains an OLE object.
This problem was first fixed in a hotfix that is now contained in a service pack. If you installed the latest Microsoft Office 2003 service pack, you do not have to install the hotfix.
Service pack information
This problem is corrected in Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 1.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2003. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
870924 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003
This problem was first corrected in the Word 2003 Update: January 27, 2004. To resolve this problem, obtain the Word 2003 Update: January 27, 2004. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
830000 Description of the update for Word 2003: January 27, 2004
To temporarily work around this problem, turn off the Allow background saves option in Word 2003. To do this, follow these steps:
Start Word 2003.
On the Tools menu, click Options.
On the Save tab, click to clear the Allow background saves check box.
Click OK to close the Options dialog box.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Office 2003 Service Pack 1.
The Office Error Reporting dialog box appears when an error occurs that causes a fatal event in the program. The dialog box includes a button to send the information about the fatal event to Microsoft. Microsoft gathers information about these types of events in a database to try to identify the cause. For more information about the Microsoft Data Collection Policy, visit the following Microsoft Web site: