Solved

Publisher Demo

Posted on 2007-11-27
4
793 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-02
System came with trial copy of Microsoft Publisher.
1.  Uninstalled Publisher Demo copy.
2.  Installed Retail copy.
3.  System sporadcally will not print with the message that it is a demo copy and retail version needs to be purchased.
4.  In Publisher, Help, the program shows a product key.
0
Comment
Question by:mdwhiteside
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:mi_computers
ID: 20358829
Have you tried uninstalling all versions of Publisher, then deleting it's folder under "C:\Program Files\"? If you haven't, I would try this then restart the machine and install the retail version again. Sometimes an uninstaller can leave files behind and they need to be manually deleted. This can be especially true in the case of a demo.

If this works, or doesn't work, just let me know :)
0
 

Author Comment

by:mdwhiteside
ID: 20359059
I just uninstalled the only version of publisher on the system.
When I go to C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office, there are no sub folders for Publisher.
0
 

Author Comment

by:mdwhiteside
ID: 20359772
1.  I deleted the complete folder.
2.  Reinstalled the complete office program.
3.  Publisher again showed the same error message.
4.  Went to Publisher, Help, which took me to Office Updates.
5.  Ran updates and all is OK.
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
mi_computers earned 500 total points
ID: 20360535
Glad to hear it is fixed!
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

MS Access 2003 or later To MySQL Migration Project Hello All, this is my second article in the category of MS-OFFICE Automation. In internet I am not able to find any comprehensive resource on the Migration of MS Access back-end to MySQL so I fin…
Lync meeting or Lync conferencing is what many organizations would like to deploy to allow them save money. But companies are now giving up for various reasons, one of which is that they cannot join external meetings (non-federated company meetings)…
Viewers will learn how to maximize accessibility options in an Excel workbook for users with accessibility issues.
The viewer will learn how to use the =DISCRINV command to create a discrete random variable, use this command to model a set of probabilities and outcomes in a Monte Carlo simulation, and learn how to find the standard deviation of a set of probabil…

840 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question