Easy Fix to the Error – We’re sorry, but Word has run into an error that is preventing it from working correctly

On encountering this error message –

We’re sorry, but Word has run into an error that is preventing it from working correctly. Word will need to be closed as a result. Would you like us to repair it now?

You would start applying the REPAIR tool. If it didn’t work, you could try the following based on Windows 10 or 8.1 or 7.

Word has run into an error preventing the application to work correctly

We’re sorry, but Word has run into an error is a common issue seen in Word 2019 or 2016 or 2013.

It would be best if you corrected it immediately as this will stop Word from starting.

First Fix to Solve Word has run into Error.

  1. Open the Apps in Windows 10. Otherwise, you can use the Programs & Features in Windows 7.
  2. Word 2019 or 2016 or 2013. Select the right Office product to repair and Modify.
  3. Note whether your Word is a product key or an account-based product.
  4. Online Repair and Repair options are available based on Click-to-run or MSI-based.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to finish the error rectification process.

It may or may not work as a resolution. If it’s not fixed, follow the next solution.

The Repair process did not help. So what will you do?

The above video will show how to repair your Word application error using the Task Manager solution. This is one type of solution for our present problem. 

The second Solution to Word has run into Error

  1. You can uninstall Word 2019 or 2016 and reinstall it. For this, you need to download the right tool from our support site. It is different based on Edge (old or new) or Firefox.
  2. Note the version of your Word and build.
  3. Select the right path and follow the remaining screens.
  4. Uninstall and Reinstall based on Word 2019 or 2016, or 2013.
using task manager to fix word not opening error

Other Solutions

We still couldn’t fix the Error, and Word doesn’t open still. Then you have to apply the current Windows and Word updates based on your working version. In some cases, this can cause conflict. As new KB updates are prone to errors, you should check with a technical expert for assistance.

They will find the working solution for that. Download and install the correct update from our site based on the Office version and Windows.

Many apps are installed on your Windows 10. These create registry keys. Even if one gets corrupted on regular use or during the update, you can edit them. It is not an easy job.

Registry Corrections, if done wrong, will make your Windows OS non-usable. There are different registry keys to edit. Only with a thorough understanding of the registry editor can you make changes.

Wrong Word documents are also a culprit. Even if it’s only one document, it will still throw an error on the whole application. In some cases, you install VBA code for your customization.

Then when you run it, it collapses the Word application. A single and straightforward error can confuse you. As a final resort, look for event logs and diagnostic information. Provide the same for technical help.

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