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excel 2013 runs configuration at startup of excel every time

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Hi, I had office 2013 64bit installed on my pc and was told I need office 32bit to use with a 3rd party.
so I removed office 2013 64bit pro and installed office 2013 32bit pro

now my excel keeps running the config screen at the startup of excel, every time.
I did have this in word, but found a reg changed that resolved it. but there isn't one I can see for excel.

I have uninstalled and reinstalled office twice, tried the option of making a new shortcut to run as admin.

the local user is also an admin anyway.

I've run out of forums to read basically. any more options I can try
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Have you tried using "Run as Administrator" when opening Excel?

What was the registry change for Word?
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When you tried uninstalling Office 2013, did you use the control panel--or did you try the Microsoft tool to completely remove it?
"How to uninstall Office 2013 or Office 365" http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2739501
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I ran it from the control panel, so you think its worth running this instead ?
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Yes, I believe it is worth the effort to try to remove Office 2013 completely before trying to reinstall a different version of it.
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Is the problem resolved now?
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yep, the fix it uninstall worked a treat, thank you.
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