Windows 10: Can't revise doc.x without changing title or revision Solved

  1.    13 Jul 2017 #1

    Can't revise doc.x without changing title or revision


    Sometimes I canít revise Windows 10 .docx files unless I change the file name or revision. I find this very annoying. Please help me resolve this problem. Thanks.
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       15 Jul 2017 #2

    What do you mean by revise?

    Have you tried going to Programs and Features and Repairing Microsoft Office?
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  3.    16 Jul 2017 #3

    I went to Programs and Features then went through the repair process but I still have the same problem. That is, when I finish revising a file (making a change to the file) I sometimes but not all the time, have to change the title of the file to be able to complete the process.
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  4.    16 Jul 2017 #4

    Windows 10 does not create docx files, but Microsoft Word does.
    In Word, try this Go to File -Options - advanced - general section - allow opening a document in draft view. Make sure this box is unchecked.
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  5.    17 Jul 2017 #5

    Pepanee. I did what you recommended. The "allow opening a document in draft view" box was unchecked. Where to go from here?
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       17 Jul 2017 #6

    Hi wilhelm. You mentioned my screen name but I think you meant to type to spunk
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  7.    19 Jul 2017 #7

    Sorry Spark and Pepanee. The problem must have clouded my mind. Any more suggestions for a solution?
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  8. pepanee's Avatar
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       19 Jul 2017 #8

    • The next step I would take is to Uninstall Microsoft Word completely, then re-install it.

    • Assuming that doesn't work, I would go ahead and remove Microsoft Office completely (using the complete Microsoft Office removal tool from Microsoft), then reinstall Microsoft Office again.
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  9.    22 Jul 2017 #9

    Thanks pepanee. I have never done anything that complicated like uninstalling then re-installing Word or Office. Not having that experience makes me fearful that I would screw something up and/or lose vital files. Is that a legitimate concern or am I just being a computer sissy? Are there step by step instructions somewhere that I could follow?
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