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NO LICENCE FOR OFFICE97 ACCESS

Posted on 1999-07-09
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I have installed office97 and it all works fine accept for access. When I try to run access I get the message saying you dont have a licence to run access on this computer. I hope some one can help
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Question by:richardl
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by:knowme
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richardl,

I encountered that problem as well, and I found the solution to your question.

There was a bad registry in your Access program. Im sure, you overwritten a old MS OFFICE 95. Do one thing, ADD/REMOVE Program again. It will clean up MS Office program you installed. Then goto Windows Explorer, Program Files and delete MSOffice Directory. Then install the MS Office 97 again with the CD-Key number 4190-0024555.

Let me know
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by:richardl
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This is a new machine and arrived with windows 98 installed. This is the first time office has been installed. I will try your suggestion. Thank you
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by:remibrom
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I encountered this lately when I installed a COMCTL upgrade for Windows 98 (don't ask me WHY I got this, I have no idea... that's just Microsoft for you, I suppose. :)  I fixed it by starting the MSOffice installation and then simply clicking on the "Reinstall All" button.
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by:richardl
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Sorry this did not fix the problem
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mshepp earned 800 total points
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Go to Microsoft and download file ACLICN97.exe. If you have trouble let me know and I will send it to you. This will correct the problem instantly. Merv.
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by:richardl
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Thank You very much
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by:mshepp
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Glad to be of help
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