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Microsoft Access conflict with dual instalation of Office 2003 and Office 2007

I work for a lab that runs Windows XP and has both Office 2003 and Office 2007 Professional installed simultaneously.  This lab serves college students, so they use all the programs installed.  The entire lab is encountering a problem when students use Microsoft Access, specifically the form and query wizards.  Depending on which Office Suite was installed first, the wizards in Access will mysteriously return an error at the very end of the process where it says: "The wizard is unable to create your report" or "The wizard is unable to create your form".  We need to have both of these programs working, it is causing major conflicts with what the instructors are teaching and what the students are trying to use.  Please refer to the screen shots to see the vague descriptiveness of the error.
Report Wizard Error - http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z241/thallium205/report.jpg
Form Wizard Error - http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z241/thallium205/form.jpg
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VendorExpertsExchangeAuthor Commented:
This has to be related, because another thing that happens is that depending on what Office Suite was installed first, one has to wait about 5 minutes for the "Configuration Progress" to finish.  This happens every time.
Configuration Process - http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z241/thallium205/configuration.jpg
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tbsgadiCommented:
Hi VendorExpertsExchange,
Check out http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/928091


Good Luck!

Gary
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clarkscottCommented:
You gotta' install in order and maybe even reboot in-between.  I have 4 versions of Access/Office on my laptop. It gets sticky if you try to load them backwards.

Scott C
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