Typing message error

I have an Asus Eee PC netbook which came with a Microsoft Works 2007 trial.  
I'm unable to type anything on a Word document.  An error message flashes 
briefly at the bottom of the screen, "This modification is not allowed 
because the selection is locked."  I'm baffled.  Is this a computer problem 
or a Works problem and how can this be fixed?  Thank you.
1/4/2010 9:47:01 PM
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I would be surprised if any system nowadays came with a Works trial; more
likely it is an Office 2007 trial (and if it *is* Works, then you're in the 
wrong discussion group). If the computer is quite new, then you are getting 
the message because you haven't activated the trial. If you've been using it 
a while, then the trial has probably expired.

Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA

"Stephanie Haiko" <Stephanie Haiko@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message news:F2D121AD-83E3-4338-91FD-17DB6CB15654@microsoft.com...
>I have an Asus Eee PC netbook which came with a Microsoft Works 2007 trial.
> I'm unable to type anything on a Word document.  An error message flashes
> briefly at the bottom of the screen, "This modification is not allowed
> because the selection is locked."  I'm baffled.  Is this a computer
> problem
> or a Works problem and how can this be fixed?  Thank you.

1/4/2010 10:07:45 PM

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