On Oct 25, 2005, at 3:38 PM, Al Poulin wrote: > Run Repair Disk Permissions from Disk Utility that is on the hard > drive. > Run First Aid from Disk Utility that is on your OS X installer CD. > Click on Repair Disk. I agree and in order to run First Aid you must be booted from another source...such as the Intstaller CD and run the DFA from there. Other than that, I would trash and reinstall Word, and make sure all your updates have been done by going to Microsoft's MacTopia site.