Missing COM reference tab in Visual Studio 2008

plv_2002 used Ask the Experts™
I am trying to develop in VS2008, and I want to export a datatable to excel.  When I go to add the COM reference for Office, I am missing the COM tab. How can I get it back.
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I would try to repair the Visual Studio 2008 installation.

In the Control Panel, in Program, find VS2008, right click on it and go from there until you are asked if you want to repair, add features or uninstall. Select repair and go get a coffee while its works.

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