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Resolving PowerPoint 2003 error “There was an error accessing Filename.ppt.”

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I am sure every PowerPoint user must have faced corruption issue in their Presentation. Since lot of hard work and creativity are required to create a single presentation and if presentation (PPT) gets corrupt, all your hard work can go in vain. In this scenario, you cannot open or save your PPT file and receive strange error message. Most of the time the reason behind error message is corruption in PowerPoint file. So the best way to get back your data is restore from its backup but unfortunately you don't have backup then try a 3rd party PowerPoint repair tool.

Consider a scenario wherein, you are working on your newly created PPT and encounter below error message when try to save it in PowerPoint 2003:

What to do when QuickBooks file gets corrupt?

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It is common to see corruption in QuickBooks due to various reasons like hardware failure, improper system shutdown, virus attack etc. When QuickBooks file gets corrupt all your data in it  become inaccessible, sometime even cannot open file. So  if you won't handle corruption properly, you may lose your precious data. To overcome corruption, you can use inbuilt utility provided by Intuit QuickBooks support but how will you know that what are the reasons for corruption. So here I am describing some of the symptoms for QuickBooks file corruption:

How to fix “Word could not create the work file. Check the Temp environment variable.” error in MS Word 2010?

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It is common to receive error messages in MS Word. It happens many times, when you try to open your regular Word document but cannot open and appears with error message.

Consider a similar situation wherein, you try to open or save a document and you get below error message:

Word could not create the work file. Check the Temp environment variable”. 

Cause of error: The above error may occur due to following two reasons:
When Temporary Internet Files folder for Windows Internet Explorer is placed in a location where you don't have permission to create new temporary files.Incorrect registry values in the key.

Fixing MS Word error: “ The name in the end tag of the element must match the element type in the start tag”

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Word corruption or crashing issues are becoming common for Word users. I have seen so many forum thread related to this issue. It seems that every second user of Word is facing the same corruption or crashing issue. You must have seen strange error message when you try to open or save your Word document. Sometime people assume that their document gets corrupt because they have receive error message and they have no option but to use third party tool to help get data back. This is not true, you can yourself fix your data by using free methods provided by Microsoft but if that does not help you then only you should go for third party tool.
So lets consider a real life scenario wherein you try to open your Word document and receive below error message:

How to solve QuickBooks error -6073, -99001?

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Sometimes when you try yo open your QuickBooks company file (.qbw) in multi user mode you face certain accessibility issues. A common error message you may encounter in similar situation is:

Error: -6073, -99001: QuickBooks is unable to open this company file.”

What cause this problem? This error generally occurs because of the following three reasons:
QuickBooks file is open in single user mode on the machine hosting the file.QuickBooks company file is located in a network folder with permission set to read only.When more than one set of login credentials are being used to access the shared folder on the Linux server.

Microsoft Word: How to fix crashing issue?

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Undoubtedly MS Word is the best software among all document processing but there is one major drawback of it. Word crashes at times due to some Window errors but the main cause of crash is that people overload it by running to many documents at the same time. There are some other reasons also that are responsible for Word crashing. We will discuss them one by one in this article.

Most common reasons of Word file crash and their fix:

1. Corruption in Normal.dot file: Normal.dot file is the blank page that appears every time you open MS Word. Since it contain lot of default customization setting, it is highly prone to corruption. Most of the Word error occurs due to Normal.dot file. However in order to fix Word crashing issue the best way is to locate Normal.dot file and delete it. Following are the steps to delete the file:

Tips to Resolve MS Excel error “There was a problem sending the command to the program”?

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MS Excel is a great tool for creating, organizing and storing data using spreadsheets but sometime it behaves in a strange manner and generate error messages. Due to these errors you sometime fail to open your Excel file. In one case when you try to open your Excel file it does not open and generate following error message:

There was a problem sending the command to the program.

Cause: The above error may occur if in Excel settings Ignore other applications property is selected.

Solution: In order to solve above problem follow below steps depending on your MS Excel version:

How to recover data from corrupt MS Access Table?

MS Access users are confronted with several problems while using database in multi user mode. The most common problem that have been seen in MS Access is that it is highly prone to data corruption due to various reasons such as hardware failure, JET software conflict, multi user access, improper system shut down, OS crash and many more. Though there are some useful solutions available to recover corrupt data but they may not work in all situations, in that case you need to take help of third party tool for the successful recovery of your precious data. Consider a scenario wherein your Access table gets corrupt and you receive following error message: