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Office 2010 Pro Plus Win7 x 64 Excel reconfigures Office 2010

Q: Office 2010 Pro Plus Win7 x 64 Excel reconfigures Office 2010

It seems that there may be a problem in Office 2010. I just installed it to the standard MS default/recommended settings .........all looked good...used Word great..until I use Excel and each time I try to use excel it sets off an 'Office Configuration' screen which I can not stop..it take a few minutes and then loads OK. I tried to launch it from the installed prgrams icon but there is no files on 'start in' etc..I tied to create a shortcut to the desktop from the excel.exe file and get the same reconfigure issue..it seem that somehow I don't have either permissions or I have a corrupt install..all Office suite works eventually Anyone know how to fix it..please?

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A: Office 2010 Pro Plus Win7 x 64 Excel reconfigures Office 2010

Have you ever had a previous version of Office on this copy of win7?
or

Do you have any component of a previous office suite installed still

I have seen this in the past with Viso that was due to remnents of an earlier trial remaining on disk and in the registry.

I also found that if I cancelled the configuration screen the Viso would load without problems without the need to wait for completion.

There are some rather involved solution stems on Microsoft website - cannot find them at the present but will try to look for them.

The problem was that I could never get the removal steps to actually cure the issue and I put up with the error until my next re-install of Win7, which was not to long in the case of that system

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Just bought a new laptop with Windows7 64bit installed-my first exposure to Windows7. I had Office 2007 installed on my old Dell 32 bit machine. I had also recently pruchased Office 2010 and installed that on my new machine.

Now, when I try to open those 32bit 2007 files with 64bt 2011, Iget an error message that "no picture file is available", or words to that effect. When I try to "open with", the only option displayed is "Microsoft Office" with an icon that looks like a picture file. When I try to browse to the proper office program(Excel, for example), there are none of teh Office suite programs displayed, only "Microsoft Office".

I can navigate seperately to the proper progran, Excel, etc., and drag the file into the application, and it opens, and all seems to work OK. I "save as" the proper application file, but it still will not open with double-click on the file name.

I have not seen this particular item in the forums and would appreciate very much some help in fixing this issue.

Thanks,

Grubby

A:Office 2010(Win7, 64bit) won't open Office 2007(WinXPr3 32 bit) files

Hello Grubby76, welcome to the forum.

We have an excellent Window 7 File Association Tutorial here:
Open With - Change Default Program

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i remember with windows xp and office, you could go to a different part of the microsoft windows update website in Internet Explorer, and it would prompt you with ActiveX to allow updates for Office, and after you did that then when you went to the normal windows (xp) update site there would be a whole other section of updates for microsoft office available. That was with office 2007 anyway.

i use a dell restore cd for windows 7 professional, on a dell pc obviously, to install win7 from scratch.
I can do windows updates no problem.
I have microsoft office 2010 professional plus with a valid license key, these are provided by my IT dept.
Office installs fine, during the install i can go through the options and install excel, powerpoint, all shared tools, and so on. Once installed, it works fine. There is no service pack installed at this point.

From here if I go windows update, I never see anything for office.
From within office, Microsoft Word file menu help for example, it shows office is activated and if i click on check for updates there it then opens an IE window which says updates can be done from start menu - programs - windows update. If i do that, it's a normal windows operating system update and I get nothing for office.

I have manually downloaded from microsoft, Office 2010 SP1 and SP2, and have installed either one.
When i go to the help menu it then shows office 2010 SP # so the service pack seems to have installed no problem. But I still never see any upd... Read more

A:not showing office updates thru windows update for office 2010 win7

You mean what's called Microsoft Update. If you go in to the settings in Windows Update, do you have this checked:

I have Office 2013 Pro Plus, but the click-to-run version which updates itself and is not part of Windows Update. But I don't think there's a click-to-run version for 2010 Pro Plus so that is probably not the issue here.

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I don't know if maybe I'm the only one who runs into this problem or if it happens to a lot of people, but it seems to come up a lot for me.

I have had this issue on many computers but right now I am setting up an old Dell Latitude E5510 for an employee and I have reformatted, installed all drivers, and programs needed. I installed Office 2007, because this employee won't really be using the computer much.

I start up Windows Updates today and it has me downloading 3 updates for Windows 2010. This computer had Office 2010 on it before it was reformatted. Is it still sensing Office 2010 buried somewhere in the files and that's why it's asking me to install updates for it? Does Office 2007 use updates that are also made for 2010(and are only labled 2010)? Anyone have any ideas? I don't believe it's hurting anything, but I am curious!

Thanks

A:Find Office 2010 Updates, When Office 2010 Isn't Installed?

I get those type of updates for my Office 2003. There are some later updates that can be applicable. For example, I installed a converter that lets me open later MSWord formats (2003 is doc) and now I get updates for later Office versions.

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I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64 and Microsoft Office 2007 Small Business. I will be receiving Office 2010 Professional Plus. Do I have to uninstall Office 2007 Small Business or can I install Office 2010 over it. What is the best way to handle the upgrade. I have a lot of files on word and excell. Will they transfer over.

Thanks in advance for all your help and cooperation.

Rottikid

A:Microsoft Office 2010/ Replace Office 2010

  
Quote: Originally Posted by rottikid


I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64 and Microsoft Office 2007 Small Business. I will be receiving Office 2010 Professional Plus. Do I have to uninstall Office 2007 Small Business or can I install Office 2010 over it. What is the best way to handle the upgrade. I have a lot of files on word and excell. Will they transfer over.

Thanks in advance for all your help and cooperation.

Rottikid


Hi rottikid & welcome,

You are strongly advised to uninstall Office 2007 first.
Links below for you to peruse.

Make sure you have a copy of all that you wish to transfer / use on the new Office 2010.

If you require more help let us know.

Jan.

How do I uninstall Office 2003, Office 2007 or Office 2010 suites if I cannot uninstall it from Control Panel?

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is it possible to make an unattended windows 7 DVD with Office 2010 pro-plus and IE9 integrated???

doubt it cos not microsoft programs but google chrome and dreamweaver CS5 aswell

thanks

A:Win7 with office 2010

How to build a slipstream Windows 7 install disc | News | TechRadar UK

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I just got a 60 day trial of MSO 2010 instead of using MS Works 9.

1▬ I know I'm going to feel stupid after seeing a simple logical answer to this. If I create a spreadsheet & save it as a template. Then open it later to use as the form I created for. What happens to the template after I save my filled in form on it?

2▬ One of the problems is getting formulas messed up on L1 & L2 after a Sort. Which requires fixing & dragging the handles all the way down each column again.
My remedy has been to mark L1 & L2 unusable and not to highlight them for sorting.
Would be nice if someone knows shortcut to dragging handle down 100 rows.

3▬ Is there a way to stop showing trailing total after the last row with a useful total? Ex: 100 row sheet, the total on L13 is 59.70 and there is no need to have 59.70 showing all the way down to L100.

I'll try attaching a partial copy.

Thank you for your help
 

A:MS Office 2010 Excel

When working on a template, provided you give the finished document a different name when saving it, the template will still be available for later use and will remain unchanged.
 

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We are wanting to up-grade our current Office suite Office 2003 to either Office 2010 or Office 2013.  Our PC's are running Windows 7
 
I would just like to know what peoples opinions and advice is on this?

A:Up-grade from Office 2003 to Office 2010 or Office 2013

 I can't speak to Office 2013, but I've done numerous upgrades to Office through 2010.  When you install the new version, you have the option to keep the old version or just replace it.  Starting with Office 2007 the familiar menu bar has been replaced with the ribbons which take a lot of getting used to for folks used to older versions.  There's a little program called UbitMenu that will add most of the menu bar functions back in the 2007 and 2010 versions that a lot of folks find helpful.  If you do opt to have two different versions installed at the same time, what happens is that when you switch from one to the other, it goes through a juggling act that takes a minute or so.  It's a bit of a pain, but if you need it, it could be a convenience.
 
Good luck.

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When trying to print from excel, I can see the dropdown menu normally and select a printer. Once I click one, I get an error saying no printers are installed. This happens no matter which printer I try to use. Default printer won't print either. Everything but excel prints fine to all printers.

The admin account on the same PC can print fine using excel.
 

A:[XP][Office 2010] Excel Won't Print

Since it works under the admin account...Try making another version of this printer under the user account. You may be prompted for admin pwd.
 

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Any links to training material for excel 2010?

Thanks

A:office 2010 excel training

  
Quote: Originally Posted by h2ofun


Any links to training material for excel 2010?

Thanks


Follow this link: https://learning.microsoft.com/Manager/Default.aspx
Adrian
"Microsoft Elevate America"

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Are Office 2010 32bit/x64 like Win7 keys? i.e. Can install either type (32/64bit) with the same rego key?

A:Office 2010 32bit/x64 like Win7 keys?

Yes.

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Well not really a problem with Excel, more of a memory problem with me. A few years back (in '03 Office) I collapsed the Excel file by way of a phone conversation. And now I forget nor find the way to un-collapse and get my lines 1 thru 95 back. Although I have used info on lines 96 and on. Any help would be appreciated.

A:Microsoft Office 2010 - Excel problem

Do you mean you hide them? Use the Unhide function:

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When I open excel, and go to the file tab, it hangs, and says it is trying to contact server1......which likely is my head office server, and I can't access that server...It also tries to access the server when I want to insert a picture...how do I stop these programs from trying to access the server. I am in another country and will be for quite a while this is a large Pain....
I have changed the library folders to be resident on my computer and I have also changed the default save location to be resident...
Can anyone help?

I am on Windows 7, on a Dell laptop....

A:Microsoft office 2010 excel and outlook

  
Quote: Originally Posted by moshezhang


When I open excel, and go to the file tab, it hangs, and says it is trying to contact server1......which likely is my head office server, and I can't access that server...It also tries to access the server when I want to insert a picture...how do I stop these programs from trying to access the server. I am in another country and will be for quite a while this is a large Pain....
I have changed the library folders to be resident on my computer and I have also changed the default save location to be resident...
Can anyone help?

I am on Windows 7, on a Dell laptop....


Are these files you are working on local to your machine or are they over some sort of network? If they are network files, it may be timing out trying to create temp/caches of the file you are working on as undo procedures. If it's a network file save a copy of it to somewhere local on your computer and try editing it.

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I am running Office 2010 Pro on Windows 7 Home premium.
No problems for months. Now needed to hook on new network. Printing is fine in all programmes in Office and others (Thunderbird, Chrome, Foxit Reader, etc...). All except in Excel. The programme (Excel) does not see the printer, or when it does it does not let the printer be chosen. Printers are all Kyocera or Brother, but different models.

Any ideas?

tim47

A:Office 2010 nt in Excel, but will in other programs. Solutions?

If it's an existing worksheet created on your previous nw/printer then perhaps there could be something unique in the worksheet settings/attributes that the printer you are wanting to use can't handle.

Some things to try if you haven't done so already..

Can you select and print to another nw printer ok?
Can you create a new simple worksheet and print it ok to that printer?
Try deleting that printer and re-adding it.

Hope that helps

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I'm working on two MS Office 2010 Excel files one of which consists of unorganized text data (from a survey) typed on four separate worksheets each under a different question heading. The other file consists of the same text data on one worksheet organized under the same question headings in columns B, C, D and E - respondents' job titles, which they provided when they completed the survey, are in column A.

I'd like to be able to compare these two files but have yet to find anything that works for me. I've checked Microsoft support and other sites - the latter describe how to do this in earlier versions of Excel by activating the VBA Add-in but were short on details of how to do that. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:MS Office 2010 Excel file comparison

how do you want to compare? Are you just looking for duplicates?
 

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Good afternoon,

I use a spread sheet which contains Check Boxes, that I manually tick to show a task has been fully completed. I have a basic formula that calculates returned items, and once it reaches 0 (all returned) I tick the box. I wish to have the Check Box auto-tick itself once the returned items count reaches 0. I'm damned certain this is possible, but beyond my abilities. I know you can have formulas to display text once a Check Box is ticked, I am kinda trying to do it the other way around.

Thanks for any help

Darren
 

A:Microsoft Office Excel 2010 Check Box

Darrenbilly said:





I'm damned certain this is possible, but beyond my abilities.Click to expand...

You are correct, it is possible.

What you need to do is learn the Visual Basic for Applications coding in Excel. Then you can add code that runs every time the sheet calculates (basically when something changes on the page). The code can check the status of a cell and change the status of another cell (or object in your case) based on criteria you have coded.

I'm not a programmer but playing with Excel Macros (VBA coding) and manipulating excel cells is a long time hobby of mine.

The easiest way to learn is to record Macro's and then study the code. It is easier learning the code if know first hand what it does. After you are familiar with how the code works, you will be surprised at how easy it is to code your own macros. Once you have the macro working for you, it is easy to move the code and have it run every time the sheet loads, calculates, closes, or several other possibilities.
 

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I have a MS Word application which uses a DSN-less connection to access a remote SQL database and which runs properly under a 32 bit OS. However, on my Windows 7 x64 systems with Office 2010 (32 bit) I get the following error when running the application:

[Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specified.

I have done a bunch of searching, and have found a number of suggested solutions. The one which seems most likely to work is to install the Office System Driver Data Connectivity Components 2010.

Is this the best approach for solving the problem? If so, should I install the 32 or 64 bit version? If this is not the best approach, what would you suggest?

Thank you.

A:Win7 x64 / Office 2010 - ODBC connect error

i don't try yet Ms office 2010.
but i think the work is same with the other Ms.office
i'm also run the excel and connected to the dbase using ODBC.
did you already add the dbase source in it?

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Hello

Big problem for me

I install Office 2013 about 2 months ago. Prior, I was using Office 2010 after Office 2007 etc.

Today, I saw the both version was install on My PC. Office 2013 and Office 2010. So I close all Excel sheet and proced to uninstall Office 2010 and Office 2010 language pack,

Since, all work done prior to the un-installation seem to be empty worksheet All work done in Excel

What can I do

Martin

A:Help!! Excel worksheet look empty after Office 2010 uninstall

You may be able to recover by doing a System Restore to a time before you did the Office 2010 uninstall.
To do that open Control Panel & select Recovery & follow through.

If that fixes the problem then you should back up all your Excel & other files that you wish to keep, then uninstall Office 2010 again & then copy your backed up files into Office 2013.

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Ive got probably a basic issue here, the program icons for OneNote and Excel are the generic file icons. Any ideas on how to fix?

A:Office 2010 OneNote and Excel Icons Missing

We have covered the missing icons already. Do a search in the forum you will see many posts with a few different ways to fix that. I will see if I can find a few and post back. -WS

Office Icons ? Change or Repair
My Office Icons are broken

Wow! one of my posts:
Microsoft office 2010 icons missing

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There is a closed thread about this ... unresolved ... but I wanted to let you know that I had the same exact problem and figured it out. I was trying to export date from Oracle who uses the TSV format; although I can save the TSV file and open in Excel, I wanted it to automatically open up using Excel. At one point I had this set up correctly and then when my employer updated to Office 2010, the file associations were negated. I tried many things. Attempts to associate the Extension by selecting the program executive (excel.exe) from the Program Files folder, despite the logic, were not successful. After many tries, this worked:

Control Panel
Folder Options
File Type Tab
If there is an existing extension TSV, click on it and delete it. If there is no extension, just go to next step.
Opt for "New" (extension)
Name the File Extension "TSV" and click on the Advanced Button
From the Associated File Type, select "Microsoft Excel Worksheet"
Hit the OK button
Close

Finally, it works!!
 

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i am mail merging (word 2010 and excel 2010 database).

when i choose to send the messages as HTML, all is good.

when i choose to send text or attachment - i get this security warning. even after pressing "allow" - nothing happens. (nothing = no trace of messages in outbox and no mail sent)

i know that: "If you choose a format other than HTML, an Outlook message may inform you that a program is trying to access e-mail addresses and send e-mail. This message is a security measure designed to protect against viruses that replicate through e-mail. To continue with the merge, select the Allow access for check box in the security warning dialog box, and then select the amount of time that you need to complete the merge. Click Yes. If you are prompted again, continue to click Yes until the merge is complete."

thank you very much!!!!

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I had a problem with Outlook emails hanging up in the outbox and then sending as many as 14 copies of the same message. I was unable to fix this Using the "Repair" function of the upgrade installation disk (created from the downloaded file). I removed Office completely and tried to reload; however, my disk got corrupted and Outlook is no longer available. Is there a way to recover Outlook without having to purchase it separately? I am using Office Professional Plus 2010 Home Use Program. The email that came with the original download from Digital River states to go to the "Account Management Console" to reload; however, this is on a hard copy and the original email with the link is no longer available. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Outlook 2010 missing from Office Professional Plus 2010

If you downloaded this from Digital River, then you may be able to download it again, contact them and ask.

If you can download the install file again and it works, burn yourself a CD of the downloaded install file.

Also write the keycode on the CD.
 

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My beta expired so I uninstalled the beta. I restarted and tried to install the trial but I get this error.






Quote:
Error 25004. The product key you entered cannot be used on this machine. This is most likely due to previous Office 2010 trials being installed. (System error: -1073418160)


I read then that I was to delete the following reg entries






Quote:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office


Problem is the bottom entry is not deleteable. If I try to delete it or a subfolder or the key I get






Quote:
Cannot delete office: Error while deleting key.


I tried deleting the key in safemode or by altering the permissions of it and running regedit in admin mode but nothing worked. I'm running win 7 x64.

I would greatly appreciate any help so I can clean this and install the office 2010 trial.

A:After uninstalling Office 2010 beta can't install 2010 trial help

Down load and use this Ccleaner Piriform - Download CCleaner, Defraggler, Recuva, Speccy - Millions of users worldwide!
then try to install
If you still cannot, try in safe mode

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Can this be done?

A week ago, I bought a new CD of MS Office Home and Student 2010. Before I did that, I asked my wife, who has occasionally used Access 2003, "do you still need a database program?". I SWEAR she said "no I don't use it any more". The FIRST time she sat down to use MS Office 2010 she asked me "where's the database program?" aarrrrrrrrrrrrggggggggggggghhhhhhhhhhh....

So is it possible for me to buy a way to upgrade the version I have now, or must I buy a completely new stand alone CD for just Access 2010?
 

A:Adding MS Access 2010 to my MS Office Home and Student 2010

I have NOT seen any upgrade to a higher package.

I think the only way is to buy the stand alone package.

Now that you know, you will be buying the Pro version when you upgrade to 2013!
 

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ms office excel 2010 symbol not working to insert on page, , all the symbols when you press " insert " symbol and the character box opens.in microsoft excel and word. what might be the issue....

A:Ms office excel 2010 symbol not working to insert on page

Please we need a little bit more information. What symbol? What page?

Kari

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My office just upgraded to Microsoft 2010. I have a bunch of macros, all written in with Excel 2007. Some of them take a few minutes to run so I used to take care of email while waiting, but I can't do that. I can open Outlook, but can do nothing in it. Same with Word 2010. This was never a problem with Excel 2007.

I know we have the 64-bit version, as I can no longer use an Add-in I had previously. Don't know if this is an issue.
 

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I am thinking of installing W10 on a separate drive to my W7 OS to see if I am happy with it and do not want to risk my W7 which is behaving perfectly and I would like to keep it that way!

I would like to use my copy of Office 2010 on my new W10 drive and on my W7 drive, will this cause any hassles in use or with the registration?

A:Win7 and W10 dual boot. Instal Office 2010 on both drives or share?

Hi,
Best way to install 10 make sure you remove the 7 hdd or ssd during install
Office well that depends on the version
I had no issues running Office 2007 small business but it's retail disk I have it on all my machines 3 total now but also had it in win-10 on the same machine using 7 and 10tp

10 never saw 7 because the ssd 7 was on was never connected at the same time.
So it does depend on what type of version you have oem one install
Technically the same machine though :/

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Hi all
Having totally WIPED office 2010 from my system and re-installed again the problem I had with the "Purge" folder not appearing now is SOLVED.

However you still don't get a line through the deleted items -- but they are in Trash folder now.

This is BETTER but still NOT WHAT IS NEEDED -- as another computer with Outlook 2007 doesn't get the "Non purged" items in the inbox which it should do.

IMAP should effectively leave items in the Inbox until purged -- otherwise I might as well go back to POP3 - more fiddly to manage whern you leave stuff on the server but it works.

What I'm resigned to doing now is to use the REST of the office 2010 suite (EXCEL etc) which is really good but stick with Outlook 2007 for email.

Cheers
jimbo

A:Outlook 2010 Saga with IMAP, Can I use Office 2010 and

I do like the way 2010 deletes the emails without purge, but I have found that rules randomly fail and some mail goes awol for a while when switching between folders (it reappears after a while)

IMO outlook 2003 is still the best (I hated 2007) but I will reserve full judgement until 2010 is out of beta.

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Just started using a new workstation with Office 2010 installed by OEM. Everything worked fine for a few days, and then every time i attempt to open a Word file or Excel file i get the MS Office dialog box that states "please wait while windows configures Microsoft Office 2010". The dialog box stays visible for 30-45 seconds and then the program opens and works fine.

Ran a repair, four times, didn't fix it.

All of my research leads me to a solution of uninstalling and re-installing. I'm not buying that if everything worked fine for several days, that a bad install will make the program stop functioning properly.

I also noticed, while visiting help within outlook, that the product was still a trial version and not currently activated. I have entered the activation code numerous times with no luck.

Any suggestions? This is becoming extremely inefficient.

A:Office 2010 runs product configuration when opening Word and Excel

Right click the Word or Excel icon and select Run as administrator.
This should allow the proper configuration to be written to the system and you should not have to do it again.

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Okay, I've never posted on anything like this before so bear with me please. I've got an issue and it's driving me nuts because I can't resolve it. I'll try and give a description of what I did. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

I purchased a new Dell computer (Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit) that came with a trial version of Office 2010. I had previously purchased an Office 2010 Pro so I wanted to install the full version on my computer. When I did, I had both versions installed, so I uninstalled the trial version. That's when I think my problem arose, but I can't say for sure that it didn't exist before that because I hadn't even looked.

Here's the problem:
When I'm in Windows Explorer looking at my files, my Excel and Word files (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx) show up with an improper file type description. Instead of saying "Microsoft Word Document" or "Microsoft Excel 1997-2003 Worksheet" (or whatever they're supposed to say) the simply say "DOCX File" or "XLS File". Not only that, but the icons don't look right either. They sort of look right, but they're smaller and sort of greyed out (Except the .docx icon is just a white page with lines object).

The strange thing is, is that ALL my other Office files show up with correct descriptions and icons etc. (.ppt, .pptx, .csv....etc - ALL of them!)

What I've tried to fix it:
I uninstalled all Office Products and then reinstalled Office 2010.

I tried MS's little bug finder pr... Read more

A:Office 2010 Office File Type Descriptions & Icons Incorrect

Hi,

Welcome to SevenForums.

If you right-click on one of your Word documents and choose properties, does the icon look correct in that panel? Like this:

Regards,
Golden

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My MS Office files have generic icons, and when I open them, Windows asks me which program to use. Office 2010 isn't even on the list. A trial version of Office 2007 came with my laptop. I downloaded the Office 2010 beta, then uninstalled 2007. Since I uninstalled the old Office, all my Office files are no longer associated with Office, and there seems to be no way to remarry them. Office 2010 (beta) doesn't appear in the default programs control panel. The only way I can open those files is to open Word/Excel/etc, and File>Open. I feel like this should be simple. Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: Cannot associate Office 2010 (beta) with Office file types

Did you uninstall 2007 after you installed 2010?
If so you messed things up and you need to do a repair. Open Word, then the Office button, and then Word Options.
There on the Resources area, run diagnostics and do a repair.
 

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Good Evening Everyone,

I have a few questions concerning the Installation of 2010 Office. I know that I have to uninstall Office 2007. I have no clue on how to save or where to save my documents from Office 2007. The documents consist of Word, Excel, Powerpoint and a few various folders. Should I from the Start Menue click on Documents select all and copy. Where should I place this copy? Can It be left on my hard drive? After I install Office 2010 can I then copy the "Document File" and place in Documents. Will all the files end up in the proper place for their programs, Word files go to Word, Excel goes to Excel so on and so forth. Thank you so much for all your help and cooperation. It is greatly appreciated. I hope I described my situation correctly. I look forward to hearing from you.

A:2010 Office Professional Plus to Replace 2007 Office Small Business

But you don't have to uninstall Office 2007 to upgrade to 2010. That's the general rule as you can generally upgrade from lower SKUs to higher SKUs (Small Business to Pro Plus). As far as saving your documents, you can really save them wherever you like on your hard drive or on any CD or flash drive if you wish to do so. As far as file types, after 2010 is installed, they should all register properly for their programs so that Word documents open in Word, Excel Documents in Excel, etc.

Though if you have all of you documents already saved within "Documents" or "My Documents" or some other folder you've set aside and you want to uninstall 2007 before upgrading to 2010, the documents themselves will be retained when you uninstall, you just won't be able to really do much with them until you install 2010.

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I'm running Windows 7 on my new computer, which came with a trial version of Office 2010. Rather than buy the full version when the trial expired, I installed the Office 2003 I had on my old -- now dead -- computer. I now find that I can't open the Word and Excel files I created with the 2010 version. Is there a 'cloud' site where I could send the 2010 files and have them returned to me as standard .xls and .doc files? Or is there a free converter available for download?
 

A:Solved: How can I open Office 2010 documents on a computer that has only Office 2003?

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I did an upgrade installation from Office 2003 PRO to Office 2010 PRO. I had several issues with Access denied on C:\Config.msi. I usually select retry and all is well. I think I may have missed one of the retries before I did the system restart.
Now I get an error 2203 whenever I reboot, and the Office 2003 installer keeps popping up anytime I try to do anything.
I tried uninstalling Office 2003 and was told that I had a corrupted install. I tried re-installing it and it seems to just hang.
I also tried to uninstall and repair Office 2010.

I'm at a loss at this point.

Alan

A:Problems after Upgrade Installation from Office 2003 to Office 2010

Do a restore point to before you installed office 2010. then uninstall the office 2003 and do not upgrade.

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I have Office 2010 Standard Open License Version installed on 7 XP Pro machines. We discovered, when trying to open a .tif file, that Document Imaging has been removed from Office 2010. I found and followed instructions in KB982760 from the MS web site. I got lots of parts of Office 2007, including Word, but still no Document Imaging. I tried going through Add/Remove Programs to add the feature; still no luck. Has anyone been successful getting Document Imaging from a previous version of Office to run under 2010?

Thanks,
adaniel

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Any idea when Office 2013 will be available for download / upgrade?

Thanks!

A:Purchased Office 2010 w/ free upgrade to Office 2013

Hi there
it's in the Ms store already -- although IMO I'd stick to Office 2010 if I were you.
Anyway YMMV so here's the link (UK store) .

Microsoft Store United Kingdom Online Store - Office Suites

What you'd do to get the upgrade price I don't know but Office 2013 IS available for download. Try phoning / emailing -- actually a better option these days is to use a FAX believe it or not for this type of question. Emails tend to get lost as people have 100'000's to deal with, phone calls are diabolical --endless menu systems, loads of waiting and people on the other side of the planet who are incredibly difficult to understand.

The lowly fax machine when it chatters into life usually gets INSTANT attention these days . !!

Cheers

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I am running a copy of Office 2007 Ultimate that I got through an academic program. I need to install a key for Office 2010 on a new system. The cost for the key only is about $20 less than a 3 license traditional disk version, so I am considering upgrading every system.

However, I don't want to lose MS Access or MS Publisher to upgrade.

If I install Office 2010 Home & Student over Office 2007 Ultimate, will the extra programs from Office 2007 still be available to me? I know they will not be upgraded, but having a few different versions floating around doesn't bother me.

A:Office 2007 Ultimate to Office 2010 Home & Student

No... those two programs are not available in the student version...

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upgraded to 2013

I told it to remove 2010 and install 2013

durning the install my nvidia drivers kept stopped responding. this problem stopped after office 2013 was installed and updated.

and later I found out my vmware installation was messed up and missing files. was working before.

what the heck happpend, I dont know..........office 2010 decided to take revenge? if it was going out . it was taking everyone out with it. lol

A:office 2010 to office 2013 weird thing happend

Are you running Windows in your VMWare installation or is your WMWare installation on your Windows machine?

It sounds like (drivers aside) there were some shared filed that may have been wiped that VMWare was using that belonged to Office 2010.

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it's possible that Office was installed improperly, i cannot open any other non Windows app, they all open to Office Word. is this a virus?
 
System Restore opens to Office, Control Panel works normally. How can I fix this?

A:Office 2010- the other apps have Word icons and open to Office.

Is this a legally liensed version of MS Office?
 
Sounds as if you didn't install Office...who did, in that case?
 
When was Office installed?
 
System manufacturer and model?
 
Louis

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My PC OS is Windows 7 Pro and I am using Office 2003
 
I want to install Office 2010 on it.
 
I don't want two Office programs but I do want to keep My Doc's etc in the new Office 2010.
 
What is the procedure? 
 
fred93

A:Installing Office 2010 on a PC that is running Windows 7 and Office 2003

Hi fred93 The documents you created with Office programs aren't related to it. You can simply uninstall Microsoft Office 2003, and install Office 2010 and you'll be able to use them again. Simple as that.

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Hi, hope someone can help me..

We have installed Office 2013 (64bit) on 13workstations, but found out that clients require Office 2010 (32bit) for some programs that are linked.

We removed the Office 2013 (64bit) and installed Office 2010 (32bit).

Everything looks okay up until we try to do Office 2010 repair process.
We are getting the attached error screen..

I tried Wiindows Installer Cleanup utility but i couldnt find any traces of Office 2013.
Pls help..
regards,
Major

A:Office 2013 (64bit) downgraded to Office 2010 (32bit)

Hi majorbaluga, welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Removing Office completely can be difficult. Refer to the website below. This explains how to remove Office 2013. You may have to remove office 2010 as well & then reinstall office 2010.

https://support.office.com/en-ca/art...c-2fdf5dbf61d8

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Having upgraded my desktop PC to Office 2010, I need to import three seperate letter template files for use in Word. These were lost during the upgrade but are on my laptop, which still runs Office 2003, as .dot type files and I also have them copied to a memory stick. However, I am at a loss as to how and where to save them into the new programme on my desktop PC. If it makes a difference, I should add that I do not use Libraries and have disabled them.
Can anyone advise please?

A:Importing template files from Office 2003 to Office 2010

Problem solved - with a bit of advice from a friend! Unsurprisingly, it's very simple.

- Open the document in Word
- Click "Save As"
- Scroll to top of folder list and, under "Microsoft Word", click "Templates"
- Name the template and select "Word Template" in the "Save As Type" list
- Save it

I still don't know where they are saved to but I can now call them up and use them.

Cheers

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Hi everyone,

When I first got my computer (Windows 7 Home Premium SP1), it had a preinstalled trial version of Microsoft Office 2007. I removed it via the control panel (Programs and Features) and installed Office 2010. However, I still get Office 2007 updates via Windows Update. They even installed successfully.
There are no Office 2007 components listed under Programs and Features.

Why am I getting Office 2007 updates although I've got only Office 2010?...

A:receiving Office 2007 updates but have got Office 2010 installed

This should help:
How do I uninstall the 2007 Office suites if I cannot uninstall it by using the "Add or Remove Programs" feature?

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Am not sure what to do with these updates:

Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2553181) 32-Bit Edition
Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2553310) 32-Bit Edition
Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2553455) 32-Bit Edition

Windows Updates says they are important.

I do not have Office 2010 installed. Office 2007 is installed.

My security software keeps telling me I am at risk because my operating system is not up to date.

Any thoughts on what I should do?

A:Receiving updates for Office 2010 but Office 2007 is installed.

If your computer is relatively new, it may have come with a trial install of Office 2010 - check the Start menu, and the Programs & Features listing.
You may also have installed Viewers for things like PowerPoint 2010, which still require updates.

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Hey guys, my wife is taking a course that requires her to install Office 2010. The issue is that she wants to preserve her current setup which includes Office 2003 and 2007 existing side-by-side on her Windows 7 (64-bit Home Edition) notebook.
The 2003/2007 setup is not one that she really wants to mess with (i.e., she has no interest whatsoever in uninstalling the two Office suites that she currently has), so ideally she would like to have Office 2010 installed temporarily (for the duration of her course) on the machine without interfering with the current setup.
What is the most painless way of doing this that does not involve shelling out for a second computer?
 

A:Installing Office 2010 on a machine with Office 2003/2007

Hi, welcome to the forum,
I had a similar situation here but in the end I opted out.

I removed both Office 2003 and 2007 and installed 2010, I then used virtual XP and installed 2003 there, 2007 and 2010 are too similar and the dll's will 'bite' along the way.

Even my 2003 and 2007 gave me issues after some time.

Have you checekd what the Microsoft Support site says?
 

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I'm hoping someone can help me with a small project I have.

Essentially, I want to create a spreadsheet using Microsoft Office Excel 2010 that would act as a time-sheet. It would have two columns - the first being a start time and the second being an end time.

So, a cell in the first column might say 8:30am, while a cell in the second column might say 5:30pm. What formula or method do I need to use to have a cell in the third column automatically tell me how many hours were spent in that time (9)?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Working Out Hours Between Start And End Time In Microsoft Office Excel 2010

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