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Windows Office 2007 with windows 8

Posted on 2014-04-14
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I am have a problem with all the software in windows office 2007 except Outlook it works fine.

When I try and open office word or any of the others except outlook it goes into a Configuration mode,  even after it finishes, it will do the same thing the next time I open it.

If I cancel the configuration it will stop and go right into the software.

I would uninstall and reinstall  it put I believe that uninstalls all of them and I don't want to lose what I have in outlook unless I really have to.
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by:Tony Giangreco
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Run an Office repair

Open Control Panel, Programs and Features, highlight Office 2007, click Repair.
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I ran the repair, but it still does the same thing.
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Open the run window from your system: Start button -> Run

Type in the command as “reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Word\Options /v NoReReg /t REG_DWORD /d 1” -> Press Enter.

Run Word. Wait for the configuration process to finish normally.
And then try again. It wouldn't repeat anymore...
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Thank you, it did the job
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Know this closed, but is it different for the rest of the office software like excel and so on, because it worked for word, but not for the other ones
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