Author Archives: Callum

“Word cannot start the converter mswrd632.wpc” error

On some occasions, when a user tries to open certain Word documents, they may encounter an error that says “Word cannot start the converter mswrd632.wpc”. This is usually due to the file being a plain-text file, but having a .doc extension. Example: When trying to open a Word document, it gives the above error. Resolution: The […]

Keyboard issues after holding shift key down too long

A strange issue I’ve encountered before is that sometimes if you hold the shift key down for too long, the keyboard stops typing certain characters, and can even refuse to type capital letters without having the caps lock key OFF. Usually, rebooting your machine does not fix this. Example: You hold shift for too long, and then […]

Microsoft Office constantly configuring itself

Sometimes when you open some software in the Office suite (Word, Outlook, etc.) it will constantly configure itself, even if it’s configured itself before. This applies to Office 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013. Example: You open Word from the desktop, and a box appears in the middle of the screen saying that it’s configuring. Resolution: To fix […]