excel 2000 xls files give 'error occurred initializing vba libraries 126'

after cleaning windows registry, when i try to open some of my excel .xls files i receive the message 'error occurred initializing vba libraries 126.'  i have excel 2000.  i also have an office laptop so i don't have immediate access to the office suite cd.  
i need these excel files.  how can i repair the vba libraries so this message does not appear.
arwest84Asked:
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zorvek (Kevin Jones)ConsultantCommented:
Check this Microsoft support page:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/270027

Kevin
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arwest84Author Commented:
downloaded hp laserjet 460c drivers and installed.  rebooted, but excel files affected still gave error message when i tried to open.
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Seo_ExpertCommented:
You can Checkout Microsoft Support Pages
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;EN-US;q224315
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arwest84Author Commented:
repairing my office works 2000 worked.  
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