How to Delete a File on Microsoft Office Word 2007

By Aaron Wein

Microsoft's Office Word 2007 gives users the freedom to create heavily customized documents with a slew of formatting options. Users also have the option of saving their files in virtually any folder on their computer using the "Save as" feature, which was popularized in previous versions of Microsoft Office. Conversely, users can also delete any file using Word 2007 in case they want to clear memory or remove clutter from their documents file list.

Step 1

Run Microsoft Office Word 2007. You do not need to open any documents to delete files in the program.

Step 2

Press Ctrl+O to open an "Open" dialogue window. The window is usually used for opening new documents. However, you can also use it to delete files.

Step 3

Browse the files and click once on the file you wish to delete.

Step 4

Press the delete key on your keyboard. A new dialogue window will appear asking you if you are sure you want to remove the file.

Step 5

Click "Yes" to finish deleting the file.