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I cannot get any microsoft office products to work this has only just happened I do not know why I think that somehow windows installer fo office is corrupt or missing other programs can be removed and installed but not office or outlook i have tried google and many other people are having the same problem it seems to stem from a microsoft update
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sorry I have now sorted the problem I copied the windows installer files from my other computer's system 32 folder and pasted them into sick one when it said that the files already existed and did I want to over right them I clicked yes each time and it worked I have now uninstalled and reinstalled office 2003 and it works fine thanks for your help
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I had already fixed the problem before I got a reply
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sorry I have now sorted the problem I copied the windows installer files from my other computer's system 32 folder and pasted them into sick one when it said that the files already existed and did I want to over right them I clicked yes each time and it worked I have now uninstalled and reinstalled office 2003 and it works fine thanks for your help I had already fixed the problem before I got a reply
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