troubleshooting Question

Files in Excel have "flashing" text in formula bar, won't allow changes

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We have an application that seems to have caused some corruption in Excel 2007.  When I log in as the user having the problem and open an Excel file, click on a cell, I get the formula showing but it flickers and has "lines" through it.  Can't make any changes or copy and paste.

I think this came from a third party software macro, as it is happening only on the two machines that use this particular software.

When I log in to either machine under my login, Excel works fine.

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Office, but the problem still exists.  Is there a way to do a COMPLETE AND TOTAL removal of Excel 2007?  Since it works for me, I want to "reset" the user in question and see if the problem still exists.

Thanks in advance
Zack Barresse
Excel Dev

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