Solved

Microsoft Office Basic 2007 on Windows Vista Home Premium x64 - "Microsoft Office <product> has not been installed for the current user. Please run setup to install the application."

Posted on 2011-02-25
2
540 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
Hello,

I am trying to use Microsoft Office Basic 2007 on my Windows Vista Home Premium X64 system.  However, every time I try to open up an Office application, I get the following errror:

"Microsoft Office <product> has not been installed for the current user. Please run setup to install the application."

When I hit "OK" or close this dialogue box, the office program that had opened up in the background immediately terminates.

I have completely uninstalled (using the MS Office Remover tool) and reinstalled the program, but the error still persists.  I have checked permissions on the files, and the current user account is set to have access to them.

Any ideas?
0
Comment
  • 2
2 Comments
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
rawinnlnx9 earned 500 total points
ID: 34984580
I just dealt with this. Download a trial of RegVAC and clean your registry out. Either that or search your registry for the uninstall string and pass it on the command line to uninstall office. If that key still exists the uninstall is not completing.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1CB6C387-65A7-327F-B4A5-7DDC75A291AF}

In that key or one similar Go to the Uninstall section of the registry and press F3 in the dialog type in "Office" no quotes and click ok. It will take you right to the key that whill have a value like this:

UninstalString="MsiExec.exe /X{1CB6C387-65A7-327F-B4A5-7DDC75A291AF}"
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:rawinnlnx9
ID: 34984585
I would try the uninstallstring effort before I used RegClean and with RegVAC just get the trial.

http://www.regvac.com/fregvac.htm
0

Featured Post

Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
EaseUS Todo back-up doing multiple versions? 8 36
Windows 7 x64 won't update 8 81
Deploying applications with MDT 2 14
Run time Error 4 34
Hi Friends, These registry tweaks will help you optimizing your Windows 7 system for any VDI. This will improve the machine performanance and can be used on normal systems also. These are few registry tweaks which will add value by enhancing the …
By default the complete memory dump option is disabled in windows . If we want to enable the complete memory dump for a diagnostic purpose, we have a solution for it. here we are using the registry method to enable this.
The viewer will learn how to successfully create a multiboot device using the SARDU utility on Windows 7. Start the SARDU utility: Change the image directory to wherever you store your ISOs, this will prevent you from having 2 copies of an ISO wit…
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

14 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now