"microsoft office professional plus 2007 configuration did not complete successfully"

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my Outlook outbox won't empty even though the e-mails are of small size and simple.

I close, open, reboot, etc., no luck. I tried repairing from the install disk, and got no completion of the task, it just stayed there hanging. I retried and got the error message: "microsoft office professional plus 2007 configuration did not complete successfully"


Now Outlook and all of office is "broken" can't even get into it.
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Suggest uninstall and re-install then.
is you AV up-to-date & clean?

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AV? what does "AV up-to-date and clean" refer to?

What happens to all of my Outlook files? What's the recommended process for uninstall, for Microsoft Office 2007, professional plus?

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sorry Antivirus
Are you on a network, exchange? I would uninstall, download
 http://www.microsoft.com/office/downloads/
and install from that. Use your key product key.
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At Times an Office installation  can become corrupt
A Complete Uninstall may be unsucessfull, resulting in a botched Re-Install

You can use Microsoft Fix it to trouble shoot your uninstall and install isuues
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2438651/

If thats no help there are some manual methods on going about it
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928218#Method2

Now assuming that the issue is with the install/uninstall this should fix the problem

However, I have come across a very similar issue recently where the above did not what
What ended up being the cause of the issue was a bad sector on the Disk

Had to replace the hard drive and re-install the OS and Office

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