This Instructable is about how to crash Microsoft Word (or at least slow it down). Best of all, it can be done in about 30 seconds on a target computer! Hahaha!
Step 1: Open up the Program
Open Microsoft Word. Anyone using Windows (or even Mac users, if they have MS Word on their Mac) should know how to open it. Otherwise, you shouldn't be anywhere near a computer. If you think you're a noob though, look at the following line
Can you read this?!
Step 2: Supersize Your Font
Now, make your font as big as possible. The maximum font size is 1638. So, in the font-changer drop-down box, change your font to 1638. Look at the picture to see the gargantuan font in action.
Step 3: Secret Code #2257
Now, type in the following (without quotes): "=rand(200,99)" This tells the computer to print oh-so-many lines of 'The q'- oh, you'll see in the next step...
Step 4: Lights, Camera, Disaster!
Now, all you have to do is press Enter, then run away. The power of this Instructable is not one to be reckoned with. I do not claim any responsibility or liability whatsoever for anything that occurs as the result of posting this Instructable.
That being said, have fun. This is what happens when you do it on only 12 pt. font: