My end user has a 4-month old Dell Vostro running WinXP Pro SP3 and Office Basic 2003. I installed Excel 2007 upgrade as an admin user, and all seemed fine for a couple of days, and then the following message started popping up when Outlook was receiving messages:
Please wait while Windows configures Microsoft Office Excel 2007
I have tried leaving the Excel 2007 CD in the drive and allowing multiple configuration passes, creating new shortcuts to the program itself, scanning with MalWareBytes and Systemworks, selecting the Classic Start Menus, and a number of other tricks suggested by various sources. Has anyone come up with a definitive cure for this problem, which seems to be experienced in various forms by many users?