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Excel runs the Install every time I open an attachment.

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Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Whenever I open an .xls attachement from Outlook, the Office installer runs a brief install routine and then opens the attachment. This install routine does not run all the time when I open Excel from the shortcut (outside of email), but it does do it sometimes when opened directly from the shorcut.

I have reinstalled Office and I have done a "repair" from the install menu, and neither one has changed this behavior.

Does anyone know why this is happening?

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