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Could not open macro storage

I have an old System that uses Word 97 to display and print documents. On some PCs the application crashes when trying to link to Word 97. I have been testing it and I tried to open the VBA editor in Word and get the message: Could not open macro storage. I tried out the steps described in Q162053 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q162053/ but nothing seemed to work.
I logged in as a local administrator and could see the VBA editor and the application worked linking with Word.
Is there something I am missing logging in as a regular user?

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dlc110161Commented:
What version of Windows are you using?

Dawn Bleuel
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PapoteAuthor Commented:
Windows 2000

BTW, I tried to open the VBA editor in an empty new Word document.
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dlc110161Commented:
Did you make sure that the regular user can create Temp files? Word will create a temporary file whenever a document is opened or printed. In some instances it will create the temp file in the AutoRecover location. Tools, Options, File Locations.

Dawn Bleuel
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PapoteAuthor Commented:
I found this from knowledge base article from Microsoft.
PRB: Error Messages When Editing, Running, or Recording VBA Macros in Office 97 Application on Windows 2000
Article ID: 264743 Q264743
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/264743

Seems to have worked.
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dlc110161Commented:
It's a good thing when you learn something! I just did. Thanks for sharing.

Dawn Bleuel
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