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2010 Office Professional Plus to Replace 2007 Office Small Business

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

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.

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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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Hi - I am working on an MS XP which I bought second hand from a computer fix-it place. The computer came with Office Small Business. Since this computer has Access on it, I ---- in all my infinite questionable wisdom --- decided to teach myself this application. But, the Access wizards require Office 2000 SR-1 Professional. Can you tell me how to get Office Professional? I've been unemployed since February and not looking forward to paying for anything these days -- will it cost me? Do I need to remove Small Business before loading Professional? Should I just forget it and work with whatever I can with Small Business? Thank you for your infinite wisdom.

A:I have Office Small Business but need Office Professional

I assume that you are running the 2000 of OSB version on this machine.
Does your machine have the Office 2000 SR 1 installed?

Also check for ALL of the Office updates and install them.

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I purcased MS OFiice 2010 Professional through the MS Home Use Program to replace MS Office 2007.

I received the link and product key via e-mail; I've ordered the CD's but they won't arrive for another 2 weeks.

Several posts indicated that I should uninstall the 2007 version, then install the 2010 version. If I do that, I won't have access to the e-mail for the download.

Should i just install 2010 over 2007, or wait for the CD's?

A:Installing MS Office 2010 to replace Office 2007

Wait for the DVD, or download the ISO then write it to DVD for installation. After installation, activate it with the licence key you purchased.
Dell Community

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When I try to update my Works 9.0 which was preinstalled on my computer so that I can upgrade to Office 2007, I get the error: "Windows Installer does not permit patching of managed advertised products. At least one feature of the product must be installed before applying the patch." I am using the following update: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...AB-F439-4DB8-856B-2DE7234F22A0&displaylang=en
What am I doing wrong?

A:Office 2007 Small Business Upgrade

I'm not too clear on your question, but Works is not a qualifying product for an upgrade to Office 2007. You would have to buy the full version. Welcome to Tech Guys Forum, Levin.

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This might be a lost cause but i formatted pc and went to reinstall office but i can't find the sleeve with the product key on it, is there any way to find it on the CD itself or will i need to get a new copy? I know you can find it if its installed but not sure if it isn't.

A:Office 2007 Small Business - Have the CD but I lost the Product Key

You could have found it from the original installation on the hard drive. But since you say the hard drive has been formatted I don't know of any way to retrieve it. If it was registered with Microsoft you 'could' try and contact them. I'm not sure how successful you would be. But the key code is not on the install disk.

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I want to transfer my contacts from Outlook to GMail. I can find the "instructions", but when i go to my File and drop down, i do not have the option to choose "export" or "import". It just isn't there. I can choose Data Management, but i still cannot find an option to export or save my contacts so that i can then upload them to google. Very frustrating! Hope you can help

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T8100 @ 2.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 6
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4094 Mb
Graphics Card: Air Display (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM v1.1), 40 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 291978 MB, Free - 170525 MB; D: Total - 13264 MB, Free - 1757 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta, 30CB
Antivirus: AVG Internet Security 2013, Updated and Enabled

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I have factory installed Works 9.0. When trying to install a upgrade to Office Small Business it asked for the Works disks. I do not have them. Does anyone know what I can do. The Office Small business packaging says this is possible.

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I use MS Word a lot. Whenever I want to do anything with my saved Word items, I click on Documents, click on my Word item I want and it opens up. Since I upgraded to Office Home and Student 2010, when I click on the Word item I want, a window opens up and asks me what program I want to use to open it up, 'Notepad' or 'Wordpad'. I want neither. I just want it to open up like it did before I upgraded. Any solutions?

Thank you,
Frederick J. Garver

A:Upgrading to Office Home and Student 2010 from XP Small Business 2002

Hello Frederick and welcome to Seven Forums.

You may have to change the default program that opens Word documents. See if this tutorial helps.

Open With - Change Default Program

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I have a problem installing MS Office Professional 2007.

Here are the details:
1. HP dv4-4141us laptop computer
2. Running Windows 7
3. I bought and downloaded Microsoft Office Professional 2007. Includes Access, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Publisher, Word --- all 2007 versions
4. The software downloaded alright.
5. When I then clicked on MS Office Excel 2007 in "All Programs", it started configuring it.
6. After configuration was done, Setup window popped up, "In order to complete setup, a system reboot is necessary. Would you like to reboot now?"
7. I clicked on Yes, and a window opened up saying: "1 program still needs to close: Waiting for Microsoft Office Professional 2007. This program is preventing Windows from restarting." The options were "Force Restart" or "Cancel".
8. I then clicked on "Cancel" and the following error message popped up:
"Error 1719: The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. This can occur if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed. Contact your support personnel for assistance."
9. I then clicked on "OK" and got another message:
"MS Office Excel 2007 has not been installed for the current user. Please run setup to install the application."
10. I then clicked on "OK" and the message went away.
11. When I then clicked on "MS Office Excel 2007" in 'All Programs', it started to configure the software again a... Read more

A:Problem installing downloaded MS Office Professional 2007ce couldn't be accessed while configuring MS Office Professional 2007

Installation of MS Office 2007 or MS Office 2010 does not require a system reboot. Where did you "download" this from?

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Microsoft Office 2010/ Replace Office 2007
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. Can Office 2010 be installed over Office 2007. Is it better to uninstall Office 2007 and then install 2010. Which would be the best way to go about this.
I have a lot of files and documents in Word and Excel 2007 will they carry over. How do I do this.
Please let me know the best way to go about this. What is the best way to handle the upgrade. I have a lot of files on word and excell. Will they transfer over.
Please tell me the easiest way to change from Office 2007 to Office 2010. It is improtant that all my documents and excell files are brought over.
Thanks in advance for all your help and cooperation.


A:How to replace microsoft office 2007 / with 2010

I would uninstall Office 2007 and then install 2010, but they can probablly both be installed on one computer. Also 2007 Word/Excel documents will both work in 2010 the same exact way.

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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.



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 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.


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.


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.


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

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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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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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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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I've recently got a new machine and had copied my old PST file over. Whenever I go to open it I get "File access is denied. You do not have the permission required to access the file C:\Users\*username*\Documents\Outlook Files\*pst file name*"

I created a test archive and was able to open that one (same location ) just fine.
Is there an add-in/converter tool I need to run in order to be able to open my old PST file?

A:Open an Office 2007 PST file in Office 2010

How to move your personal folders (.pst) file in Outlook

Also, lots of information about transferring PST files here:
Backup and Restore | HowTo-Outlook

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Starting today (3/5/10), consumers who purchase and activate Office 2007 will be able to download Office 2010 at no additional cost when it becomes available in June 2010.

All you need to be eligible for this program ? Office 2010 Technology Guarantee ? is the following:Purchase Office 2007, or a new PC with Office 2007, and activate it between March 5, 2010 and September 30, 2010.
Have, or create a Windows Live ID
Redeem your Tech Guarantee before October 31, 2010 by visiting Microsoft Office 2010 Technology Guarantee - Technology Guarantee - Microsoft Office.

The Office 2010 Technology Guarantee will be fulfilled online, via download, at no additional cost.


A:Buy Office 2007 Today, Get Office 2010 Free

BOB SAGET!!!!!!!!!!!!! I activated myn last week

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I installed office 2010 independent of 2007..Installed OK..but when I clcik on office docx or pptx files the system goes to reconfigure each time and gather info..then open the file..annoying..can I set the system default to say recognize 2010 as default..I need to keep 2007 until I am sure that 2010 is working Ok..add-ins etc.. Windows 7 64 bit..32 bit install

A:Office 2010 and Office 2007 same machin 7x64

Yes you can. The only condition is that you only have one version of outlook installed on your computer at a time.

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I upgraded my Office Pro 2007 to Office Standard 2010 yesterday and everything went fine with the exception. On this one machine the user is having word crash while he is working on it, sometimes right away, sometimes it is good for five minutes, it crashes no matter what the file is, even on new documents with very little text. Nothing has worked, we have even attempted reinstall of the office suite. Can I fix my office word ? The system is running Windows 7. Fully up to date on patches and there is no 3rd party software installed that isn't installed on other machines in the building. The error message is listed below, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.Problem signature.

A:I upgraded my Office Pro 2007 to Office Standard 2010

Please describe what you mean by "Crash"?

Is this a company machine, if so then you need to have your IT people have a look at it.

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Recently installed Office 2010 (32 bit becuz it was recommended to do so my MS) and now when I send an Office 2007 file to that PC (both PCs are Win 7 64 it) it tries to open the file in Windows Media!!

What the heck am I doing wrong? I'm beginning to think I should not have purchased Office 2010 Pro and stayed with the Office 2007 on all my machines.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Office 2007 files will not open in Office 2010

That is weird.
Could you please describe step by step how you are sending the file to another PC.
Also, please provide more details on what type of the file that is. And if you create a similar file on recipient PC, will it be opened in Windows Media as well?

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I now have a new problem, before I managed to open 2007 files by opening Office 2010 and then from inside the application choosing to open a file. The problem I have though is if I just try to open an Office 2007 file then I can't open it, and I can't change the default program to open it.

How do you get Office 2010 to open all the Office 2007 files such as word, excel etc?

A:Can't open Office 2007 files with Office 2010!

please don't cross post

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New PC has Windows 7 and the Starter version of Office 2010. Don't like it, don't like the "bullying" they use to get you to buy something that should come with the PC. Have downloaded Office 2007, but having difficulty dealing with different versions of docs. Converting them to 2007 is tedious. I'd like to scrap 2010, but don't want to lose anything.

I read previous thread about this. It said to be sure I had Service Pack 2 or 3 (both?) for Office 2007. I have Service Pack 1 for Windows 7, but cannot find any other service packs. How do I find them? Should I download a pack--which one and how?

I'm a university instructor and it would save me a great deal of time if I didn't have to monkey around with all the different versions of Word.

Thank you for any help you can give! I've been trying to figure this out on my own for some time, and know you guys are pretty good--you helped me out awhile back!

;o) JG

A:Safe to scrap Office 2010, Use Office 2007?

What do you think you would "lose" by uninstalling software you don't want? Just uninstall Office 2010, and install Office 2007.

Run your normal backup processes before making any system changes.

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My laptop came preinstalled with the 2007 compatibility pack. I installed Office 2010 the day I bought the laptop. Have been running for many months and never noticed this: the default application to open docx files in the Microsoft Open XML Converter. The default for doc files is Microsoft Word. The only version of Word I have on my computer is 2010. If I remember correctly, the laptop came with a 2007 trial version but I deleted that - I still have a link to "reinstall MS Office trial." Whenever I click on a docx file, it opens in Word. I'm running Win 7 64-bit Home Premium but the 32-bit version of Office 2010.

Here's the strange part: if I set Word as the default application for opening docx files, I lose the Word icon and get what I believe is the Wordpad icon (the standard sheet of paper with corner turned over and lines on it) as my icon for docx files. The registry tells me that the defaulticon for docx files is Wordpad.exe. The icon for doc files is still the Word icon. Same thing happens if I uninstall the compatibility pack, which of course I don't even need, and then I also lose my Excel icon and am "iconless" for Excel files. If I try to set the default icon in the registry to the Word icon, I get a tiny Word icon in lieu of the normal Word icon.

I discovered all this by following this advice for being able to open Word docs stored on Microsoft's Skydrive:
You should not need the "Compatibility Pack for the Office 20... Read more

A:Office 2007 compatibility pack and Office 2010

Uninstall everything relating to Microsoft Office (both Office 2010 & the Office 2007 Compatibility Pack, & anythng else to do with Office.

Restart Windows.

Now re-install Office 2010

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i have got office 2010 pro plus but i have just got a windows update for office 2007 SP2

im guessing it isnt right so should i just hide the update or install it?
i havent got it on any other pc's with win7+office 2010 just the one i use most often

A:office 2007 SP2 update but i have office 2010

I would probably hide it

Unless you have anything left over from 2007, Project or Visio for example.

it could also have been triggered by an add-on designed for 2007 that's reporting incorrectly

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I have been running Office 2003 since it first came out and continue to run it on virtually all my computers. I have one recently purchased computer with Win7 and thought I would try Office 2010. Aside from the amazingly awkward interface and organization of things, I have noticed:

far more problems with corrupted files in Office2010 than in Office2003
Further, when I send documents via email between computers I find that some .docx files arrive as .dat files. Does not ever happen when files are simply move across the network
xls files created in xl2003 run much faster in their native environment than when translated into xl2010 and run in that environment (benchmarks on the two computers suggest that they are about = re performance)

Has anyone had similar problems

A:Office 2003 vs Office 2007/2010

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Hi there
Just a quicky -- apart from using say a VM for testing Office 2010 I'd like to install on an existing machine so I can compare immediately if there are any significant differences between Office 2007 and 2010 before deploying for a lot of users.

I've never tried running two versions of office on the same machine -- are there any implications such as incompatable DLL's with the same name etc.

Anybody runnung both versions (32 bit even though I'm running W7 X-64).


A:Can I keep OFFICE 2007 alongside Office 2010

I had installed Office 2010 and Office 2007 version side by side. Had no problems, but confusion sometimes.

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I have a small problem that maybe someone can assist me with.
I recently purchased a new note book with Windows 7 and also purchased Office 2010, Home edition.
I downloaded the software and input my activation code satisfactorily and everything appeared fine, but when I reopen say, Excel or Word I get a message asking me to enter my activation code, but the heading on the message says ?Office 2007? although my software indicates ?Office 2010? at the top of the page.
Is it possible that my note book came with ?Office 2007? preloaded and doesn?t recognise the fact that ?Office 2010? is now loaded?
It also indicates that I can only open again 23 more times.
Your assistance would be appreciated.

Sid Dean

A:Office 2010 conflict with Office 2007

Hi sidean & welcome,

Did you do a search to see if Office 2007 was listed on your computer?

As you are having an activation problem I would suggest you contact Microsoft Product Activation Center / Support directly.

Note with the phone option -
Step 5. If the automated service is unsuccessful, stay on the line and your call will be transferred to a Microsoft Product Activation Customer Service representative who will help you to activate your product. The representative will give you a confirmation ID number if your copy of product is genuine.

Links below may be able to help you on your way.


How to contact a Microsoft Product Activation Center


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I have office pro and Small Business installed (network). I'm trying to upgrade Outlook to Workgroup.

The setup seems to have been criss-crossed, so I un-installed Office Pro. Now when I try to install additional components on Office small business, it still thinks that another version is running/installed.

I cant even un-install it or re-install.

A:Office Pro and Small Business

Try the Office 2000 Eraser from Microsoft.


Also, empty all your temp folders out and subfolders of the temp folders.

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Will Office XP Small Business run on Vista? Forgot to get Office on the new laptop when I ordered it, DUH!, but have copies of Office XP from other machines, laptops and PCs I have. NOT bootleg copies genuine Microsoft that I either got when I purchased the machines and a copy I bought from the pc store.

I'd just like to make sure if this will run before I try to install it. Then I won't have to come back here to find out how to repair the machine!

A:Office XP Small Business

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I am having trouble with my Office. As an example, whenever I try to open excel it will pompt me to insert the disc, this doesnt happen for all programs but does for some features with office. I dont have the disc, and the previous owner of the pc also cannot find the disc. Is there any way to fix this bug?


A:Office Small Business

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Everytime I try to update copy of MS Office Small Business XP, after the files are downloaded it asks for my original CD. When my copy of MS Office Small Business XP that came with my Dell, I keep getting the same error message. For some reason the file that the update require is not on the CD. The CD is the original that came with computer and I even tried browsing the CD for the file but the file it is looking for is not there. What gives?
Here is the error message:
"The file Microsoft Office XP Small Business is not a valid installation package for the product Microsoft Office XP Small Business. Try to find the installation package "SBERET.MSI in a folder from which you can install Microsoft Office XP Small Business."
Numerous attempts same error message. Any thoughts?

A:Update Office Small Business XP

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Okay back the end of November I downloaded a trial of the new Office. According to Microsoft it would not interfere with my Office XP and that when I had used the product x number of times it would no longer work and basically uninstall itself if I did not buy it.

Everything was fine until the trial ran out and I followed the uninstall directions. Now when I start my computer across my desktop runs a bunch of boxes before it finally stops at one that says "The feature you are trying to use is on a CD-ROM or other removable disk that is not available. Insert the 'Microsoft Office XP Small Business' disk and click OK."

Problem for me is that disk is with everything else I own in a storage unit almost 1,800 miles away!(long story) Is there any way I can fix this computer software problem without having to buy new?

Can you explain how something like this happened because Microsoft has no answer.

Thank you

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Have searched some forums for this and found no info. When installing above software, you are given a choice of selective or full install. However, when I choose the selective install, it's ignored, and the whole thing installs. Any tips? I would like to install only Excell. Thanks in advance for any help/advice.

A:MS Office 2000 (Small Business)

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trying to install office 2000 small business cd2. the installation keeps hanging up on a xp platform. all i really want from this cd is the clipart and publisher. is this available online anywhere for free? does anyone know why this would be hanging up on me during install? cd1 installed fine.

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Have searched some forums for this and found no info. When installing above software, you are given a choice of selective or full install. However, when I choose the selective install, it's ignored, and the whole thing installs. Any tips? I would like to install only Excell. Thanks in advance for any help/advice.

A:MS Office 2000 (small business)

Wrong forum sorry. I'll re-post on Business Applications.

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I just reformatted my hard drive, reinstalled XP, went to install my Office 200 small business, and it turns out my cd is toast, specifically bad sectors in office1.cab.
So basically I am looking for an image of disc1 or a copy of of office1.cab.

A:Office 2000 Small Business

Tried polishing the CD?

Brasso or toothpaste are both effective, if the errors are caused by scratches to the underside of the CD.

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I just posted this in another forum, but thought this may be the better forum for the post. Anyhow, I keep getting an error message while installing MSO 2000. I get an error saying that a font is not available or something like that. I looked up the file and found it, but it was not readible. Any suggestions? Is there any place I can get the fonts I need?

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I was given a copy of OFFICE 2000 Small Business Edition by my neighbour. He only had the disks and no serial or CD key. I tried to use the serial from SERIALS 2000 and also from other sites - but none of them work.
Perhaps I need an activation code as well?
Can anyone offer any suggestions.
Thank You

A:OFFICE 2000 Small Business Edition

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I get an error message "The operation failed An object could not be found" when I try and send-recieve e-mail in outlook. I tried uninstalling & reinstalling the program but I get the same error message. Also, after about 45 minutes or so of Outlook being open I can't acess any data when I switch to say contacts from calander or vice versa.. I get an error message that says something like: unable to access data too many applications are accesing this program etc. I do not have other things open, very frustrating! Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.

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I recently bought NEAT RECEIPTS, during the install a window popped up say MS Net Framework 2.0 would be installed. This could not be installed and I received the following error;
Error 20515, Failed to INSTALL ASSEMBLY 'C\Windows\Microsoft.Net\Framework\
V2.0.50727\Microsoft.Visual Basic.VSA.dll' because of System error: 0x80131107

I then tried to go straight to the Microsoft web site and install it from there with the same results. What can I do to resolve this issue.


A:MS Office Small Business Edition 2003


I think that you will find help here, but Microsoft does provide free technical support for update related problems.

Verify that the error is NOT 25015 .


Which version of XP & which service pack?
RIGHT click "my computer"
Left click "properties".


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Hi All,

I bought a 15 user licensed Back Office Small Business Server which was un-installed as the company grew and SBS was no longer adequate for their needs.

The software includes all documents and licenses and have a proper invoice from the company, confirming that it has been completely un-installed from their servers and that now i am the licensee.

I installed Back Office Small Business Server successfully using the registration ID provided on the original CD case. However, it asked for a 15 digit ID before it installs office 2000, which I can't find anywhere in the pack or on the back of CD.
Called the company and they claim that they had gave me all the documents and Cd's and either can't be bother to look for it or they really think it was in the back.

However, this leaves me in a somewhat undesirable position, as I have already paid for the complete bundle which included Novell, NT Workstations, FaxWare, ARCServe, Backup Exec and a few others and am not able to complete the installation of my server and am left with a intranet without a domain controller.

Can anyone suggest where or how can I prove that I have genuine license and obtain a new 15 digit id for office 2000 that is included in Back Office Small Business Server.

If this does not come free, as I have already invested a lot in hardware and software, I have no choice.

I did spend some time browsing Microsoft site hoping that I will find an option to apply for a new one but couldn'... Read more

A:Back Office Small Business Server

Hi big-brother

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I recently had to do a complete reinstall on my laptop due to a program I could not remove. After reinstalling MS Office 2003 I found it does not function as before. When I open any of the programs ie; Word, Excel or Outlook a window opens that says, Installing components for Excel, Word or whatever program I'm going to use. It never did this before, do I need to to remove and reinstall? Your assistance will be appreciated.

A:MS Office Small Business Edition 2003

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I recently had to do a complete reinstall on my laptop due to a program I could not remove. After reinstalling MS Office 2003 I found it does not function as before. When I open any of the programs ie; Word, Excel or Outlook a window opens that says, Installing components for Excel, Word or whatever program I'm going to use. It never did this before, do I need to to remove and reinstall? Your assistance will be appreciated.Click to expand...

Reinstall it, not repair...and make sure you choose "full install" sounds like either install was corrupted or there is a problem with Windows Installer...speaking of that did you do all Windows Updates after clean install?

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Hi there all
I have a problem with office 2000 small business edition. My neighbour gave me the discs - but has lost the box which the package originally came with - so I'm stuck without a key number for it. I have tried every darn serial number that I can find and none of them work.
Am I stuck with a lemon do you think.
A friend of mine told me that it might need an activation code or a new activation code in order to install it. Is this true and if so how do I go about getting an activation code for the program. Any help you guys might be able to offer would be really appreciated.

A:Office 2000 Small Business Edition

If your neighbor registered the copy of Office with MS, then he should be able to call them and get a keycode and/or replacements disks for a nominal fee.

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A few weeks ago (right after I installed Norton 360), I started getting messages on my computer that the updates failed for excel and word. Right after that, I noticed that every time I opened excel, I would get the "preparing to install" box and the program would ask me to insert the disk. Every time I did that, the program(s) would work fine until I shut down the computer. Then, the problem would start all over again. THEN, I noticed that the computer was updating with EVERY boot and the same two updates would fail. After dealing with this for a few weeks, I decided to try repairing the program. While trying to un-install the program, I started getting the message "Cannot access registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Run/OptionalComponents/MSFS. Since then, I have been unable to either uninstall or re-install the program.

A:Cannot Install Office 2003 Small Business

I would wager that since the error started right after installing Norton 360, that Norton 360 is responsible. Have you tried uninstalling Norton?

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I have a Dell with XP Home and XP Small Business Edition. For some reason I have started having problems. If I go to the Microsoft website and try to scan for updates ,it won't scan. It says it is unable to check for updates. I tried to search for help at Microsoft but you have to send them your bank account number. I also have two updates for Net Framework that won't install. See attachment. When I click on Exel or Word it says to install CD. But when you close the pop up Word or Exel works fine. If anyone has any ideas I would appreciate it.

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