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Injunction Blocks Microsoft From Selling Word

The software giant has 60 days to resolve a patent dispute over its use of XML code in the ubiquitous word processor.

Tips for Windows 7, Word 2007, and More

Tweak Windows and Word settings to suit your needs, switch to full-screen view, and streamline Windows patches.


Switch to Full-Screen View in Your Favorite Apps

Learn these keyboard shortcuts to maximize your screen estate in Firefox, Word, iTunes, and more.

Why Does Word Load So Slowly?

Monika Half wants to know why Microsoft Word loads much slower than it used to

Close a Word 2007 Document without Closing Word

I've really grown to like Word 2007, but there's one little change that bugs me--and at least one reader, too. Here's how to fix it.

Solve Your Word 2003/2007 Compatibility Issues

George needs advice about document compatibility between Microsoft Word 2003 and 2007

Turn PDFs Into Word Documents

The aptly named PDF to Word service extracts the text from PDFs for easy editing in Word. And it's free!

Hackers Expolit 2008 Word Bug to Hijack PCs

Chinese hackers are seeking out PCs not patched with December fix.

Kick Word 2007's Mini Toolbar to the Curb

Tired of the pop-up toolbar that appears every time you highlight text? Follow these simple steps to turn it off.

Seven More Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Learn Right Now

If you spend a lot of time in Word and other text editors, these simple shortcuts will help you type more and mouse less.