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MS Word background purple and Outlook cannot send email using word

Posted on 2006-06-14
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Outlook:  when sending an email everytime I click send it says
Microsoft Office Word
Unspecified error

So I disabled word as the default editor in outlook and email sends fine

Word:

Obviously it's word that is the problem, so I opened word and the background stays purple constantly. The text was defaulting to white.

I reset the settings to default and now the text is black and the background of the paper is still purple.

I deleted all the normal.dot files I found as well.

Anyone ever had this happen?
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by:bbrunning
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Okay so I found this article and did what it said

http://www.winguides.com/registry/display.php/1226/

mine was office 11.0

Now it reset word but sending email using word I now get this error

Microsoft office word
interface not registered
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by:bbrunning
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Alright fixed it

winword.exe /regserver
then
Start-> Run; Regsvr32.exe %Windir%\System32\Ole32.dll

all done
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by:dopyiii
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Just a hindsight comment:

 I wish that I'd posted my article for you: http://howtotroubleshoot.blogspot.com/2005/10/how-to-clean-word.html.  I'm sorry that I wasn't on top of things for you.  Maybe it'll come in handy next time.

Good job on getting it fixed!
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Regsvr32.exe %Windir%\System32\Ole32.dll
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I agree with a PAQ and refund.
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