"Jim Backus" <jhb@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> The copy of Word I use at work has a very annoying problem - if a
> document has pictures of any sort they display sporadically. Sometimes
> the picture can be made to appear by scrolling down and up again but
> this doesn't work reliably. Sometimes the pictures display without a
> problem and on other occasions they never display. This applies to all
> sorts of pictures - .GIF, .JPG, embedded Visio drawings, even Word
> pictures. As the documents I work on usually have a number of pictures
> it is very annoying and lowers productivity.
> The PC is running Windows XP at SP2. Word is version 2002 at SP3. The
> PC is a reasonably modern small form factor HP with 512 MB Ram.
> Word is set up to display paragraph marks and tabs only (i.e. not all
> hidden items)
> As it's a work PC, there is no option to upgrade to Vista, Word 2007
> or Open Office until the company as a whole upgrades.
> I've contacted our Hell Desk and they admit they've seen the problem
> before but cannot remember the solution.
> So ... have the great minds and experience of these NGs got any
> Jim Backus running OS/2 Warp 3 & 4, Debian Linux and Win98SE
> bona fide replies to j <dot> backus <the circle thingy> jita <dot>
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Try turning down Graphics Accelerator if its now ok that new drivers (or
graphics Card) are needed then again emptying temp folders works wonders