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Excel “This action is only valid for products that are currently installed”.

Last Modified: 2012-08-16
I have a client with Office 2010 Home & Business. They are having a weird problem with Excel.

A domain admin does not have the problem described here while a domain user does.

Launching Excel then Opening a file works fine; however, double clicking on a spreadsheet returns the message: “This action is only valid for products that are currently installed”.

The product is activated.
I have performed a Repair to Office, followed by a reboot
I have removed Office, rebooted, reinstalled Office, rebooted. This issue seems fairly consistent.

Any ideas what to try next?
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