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Microsoft Office programs menus are completely customizable. I'm not exactly sure what happened to you, but it should be something you can fix.
File "Save As" in Word has disappeared! I've searched this everywhere I could think of in your answers and found nothing. Two answers I found on Google didn't help.
In this excerpt from Answercast #51, I look at a Microsoft Word installation that has lost some menu items.
What most people don't realize is that Microsoft Office programs menus are completely customizable.
If you want to move the menu structure around; if you want to add your own menu items; if you want to rename the menu items that are there, you can do all that. A side effect of that customizability is that occasionally it is possible to completely accidentally remove something from the menus, such as Save As.
It's not easy and I'm not exactly what happened to you, but it should be something that you can fix.
If you right-click on the toolbar (or on a menu), one of the options there should be Customize.
Click on that.
Work through the dialogs and use the Help system to understand how you can go back and customize the menu structure within Word.
It will take a little bit of research. I don't have the step by step for you unfortunately. I will tell you that the step-by-step probably changes depending on whether you're using Word 2003, 2007 or 2010, but that's the direction I would point you at.
Right-click out on the menu (or on the ribbon or on the menu) and choose the Customize option and you should be able to make all sorts of changes including simply repairing it.
If that is too daunting for you then, repair is actually another option.
If you fire up Control Panel,
You should be able to right-click on the Microsoft Office entry there;
And one of the options will be to Repair the Office installation.
That will require you original installation CDs, but once you do that, that
should theoretically also repair Word's menu structures. So give those things a
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