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MS Office Professional Hybrid 2007 opens instead of Word

BI_Gaston asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-05
I cannot open anylonger the Office applications Word, Excel, ... on my Vista Ultimate 64 bit machine.
Trying to open Word, a mix of messages appear:  "Please wait while Windows configures MS Office Professional Hybrid 2007";  another one: "MS Office has not been installed for the current user. Please run setup to install the application".
I have already uninstalled Microsoft Office 2007 and installed it again:  no improvement.

The WINWORD.EXE  file is located in "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12".

The shortcut "Microsoft Office Word 2007"  is located in "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Microsoft Office".
In this shortcut definition, the defined Target is "Microsoft Office Professional Hybrid 2007"  (in gray; which I cannot change) and the "Start in" field = empty!!! (instead of the location of the WINWORD.EXE  file).

How can I change this?  There is only one account (Administrator) defined on my Vista Ultimate 64 bit machine.

Any suggestions?
Thank you for giving feedback.

Kind Regards,
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