I Cannot Function With Microsoft: Someone Get Me A Typewriter

I have a stunning new computer that is fast, quiet and hard working. The only thing my computer needs is an operating system. Oh, and some software. You see, every time I copy and paste into Microsoft Word (my OS is Vista) it crashes and gives me a DEP message. DEP is Data Execution Protection, execution is right, it kills my work. I follow the advice (given by Microsoft while using their operating system and their software) and manually whitelist Word so DEP won’t make it crash. It crashes. I …