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Libreoffice installs but won't open on windows 10

asked 2018-03-12 23:46:09 +0200

Rhapsody gravatar image

I installed libre office onto my windows 10 computer with 64 bit. It appears to have installed but when I attempt to open it it's just a blank white box and then times out. I have uninstalled and reinstalled three times. I also tried an older version of Libreoffice with the same results. Running as administrator did not help. Any ideas?

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answered 2018-03-13 03:45:08 +0200

PaulaO gravatar image

Make sure the file protection/ransomware part of your firewall is not blocking it. That's the only thing I can think of off the top of my head.

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answered 2018-11-21 12:58:55 +0200

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You may try to refresh the profile or disable OpenGL by running Libreoffice with --safe-mode from the command line.

Example (type the following in the command line):

"C:\Program Files\Libreoffice\program\soffice" --safe-mode

In my case, I disabled OpenGL and it worked.

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