Office Pro Plus 2007 does a configuration on every app open

When I open Word or Excel I get a window headed "Configuring Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007" and a progress bar.  When the progress bar completes, the app opens.  That takes about a minute, maybe two.  This was happening with Outlook too, and I had another problem with Outlook: it wouldn't Send.  I ran Office setup and selected Repair.  After that, Outlook would send messages and no longer did the Configuration thing, but Word and Excel still do.

I have, of course, googled the problem and read lots of proposed solutions, none of which seemed to work for anyone but the person offering the solution.  So I'm hoping the Experts have something definitive.

This is happening on a Windows 10 Pro machine.
Ronald HicksConsultantAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
This normally happens when not fully configured.

Uninstall Office 2007 completely. Now restart and install Office 2007. NOT Typical, but Customize and pick Everything except for languages not native to you.

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Ronald HicksConsultantAuthor Commented:
I'll try that, sure, but in some of my google surfing I saw one post from someone who had reinstalled 4 times with no change.  Should I look for traces in the registry to purge?  

Also, I noticed in the Program Files folder one for Microsoft\Office etc but not containing more than a couple of subfolders and none of the executables.  All the real files are in the Program Files (86) folder.  It seems that I should get rid of any Microsoft\Office folders that survive the uninstallation of Office.  Any comment?
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
When you uninstall Office, then look in Program Files (x86) in Microsoft \ Office and if there is little remaining there, yes, you can delete and then restart and reinstall Office.

Be certain NOT to use Typical but Custom and everything except languages not native to you. Most people install typical
Ronald HicksConsultantAuthor Commented:
I'll close this now and open a new one later if necessary.  Thanks John.  --ron hicks
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are very welcome
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