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Office 2010 Office File Type Descriptions & Icons Incorrect

Q: Office 2010 Office File Type Descriptions & Icons Incorrect

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 program that popped up on their website.

I've tried associating the Word files with WordPad and then back to Word.

It seems like there was more things I've tried, but that is all I remember right now. I've attached a screen shot of one of my folders so you can see what I mean. If anyone has a similar problem, or knows how to fix it, please let me know! Thanks!
[I forgot to mention, when I select any of the problem file types, they still open in the correct default program without any prompting...if that matters at all]

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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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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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I recently installed the Microsoft Office 2010 Beta, but this morning its intro screen stays stuck at "Starting Microsoft Office Click-to-Run." Googling it resulted in only two threads, neither of them having the answer.

I'm back to using Office 2007, by simply setting my Word and Excel documents to open by Office 2007 by default, but now my Word and Excel icons have become much less pretty, such as my Word icons becoming a very plain "DOCX" icon instead of the normal "blue W" icon. I checked, and the file types are still regular Word documents. Is there a way to get the pretty icons back?

A:Office 2010 Problems: "Starting Microsoft Office Click-to-Run" & Unattractive DOCX icons for Word documents.

Regarding changing the icon:
Go to either My Computer or Windows Explorer.
Click Tools, Folder Options, File Types tab.
Scroll down to the DOCX file type (file types are in alphabetical order), click on it one time to highlight it.
Click the Advanced button.
The "Edit File Type" screen appears.
There is a Change Icon button in the top right area.
Click the Change Icon button.
You should have other icon choices to pick from.
Side note: If you don't like any of those icons, you can always hit the Browse button,
and browse to where other icons are, (you can assign any icon to any file type that you want, it is a matter of personal preference).
Icons are found in .exe files (executables), some (not all) .dll (dynamic link library) files, and .ico files.

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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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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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I have a Lenove G570 laptop with Windows 7 and Office 2010 64-bit. I have set it to automatically install all windows and Microsoft updates

Since about two weeks ago, microsoft keeps trying to install an Office 2010 32-bit update, and I assume that because the 32-bit version is not on my machine, it cannot complete the update, and so tries again the next day. My update history now has 13 copies of "update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2825635) 32-bit edition" All show the status as "successful" I might add that in my list of installed updates, the 64-bit edition of the same update is installed successfully.

I looked on the forum, and see that "brokenhead" had a similar problem in Feb 2011, which he resolved. I visited the website he used to fix his program (http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/91738-windows-update-reset.html#post790804), and tried options 1,2 and 3 without the desired results.

Anyone have an idea what I should do?

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Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-2330M CPU @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4039 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000, 1795 Mb
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Motherboard: LENOVO, Base Board Product Name
Antivirus: Bitdefender Antivirus,
 

A:Incorrect Updates for Office 2010

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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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In office 2k, I was able to modify my icons to make it more identifiable from others, i.e., I could make a macro, assign an icon and then change the icon color or draw a symbol on it. I have been unable to find a way to do ths in Office 2010. am I missing something or did they remove that option altogether?

A:Office 2010 Icons

Hi Patrick 67, welcome to the forum,

Did you modify existing icons. Or create new ones?
Are you talking about MS application file icons or folder icons?

I am using MS Paint (copied from XP OS and am using it in Win7) to create new icons (BMP) and then using a web based file converter to convert BMP to ICO files.
I find the MS-Paint (from XP) is better suited to pixel building than the Win7 version of paint.
But there are several icon apps on the web. I never bothered because they were commercial and my requirements were very minimal. I could not justify the cost.

BMP building is rather tedious but it does work.

What OS are you using? Snipping tool in Win7/8 is very handy for copying images as PNG then open in paint to save as BMP if you want to modify pixels. Then the web-based converter from BMP to ICO.
The web-based converter will also do PNG to ICO.

Let me know how you get on.
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NOTE my avatar was a snipped PNG file of an image which I touched up and changed colors in BMP format.

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Please help me with this..the icon won't load or what? Even on the Start menu no icons..
some screen shot: >

A:MS office 2010: No ICONS

Anyone know how to fix this?? I try everything but it still same...

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I have been loking all over the web ... also here

and for all you .... deleting Iconcache.db doesnt work !!!!!!

all icons are missing ... and after reinstall and repair ... it failed to bring them back ...

and using resource hacker and edit and put back icons is also NO SOLUTION

one guy somwhere supposed that all office icons are stored in windows /.../ {Installer} folder wt(fals)idea ...

if you have a solution than pls pls pls if not than dont full this tread

A:office 2010 icons missing

Hi! kjub6, welcome to 7F

Use SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker to make sure your files are okay.

Then try a system restore to before the date that you started having trouble with your Icons.
System Restore

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First of all, hi, this is my first post here. I have a major problem. My Office 2010 icons are missing. I checked the internet for solutions and none worked and right now i have two options, manually uninstall office 2010 (which i rather won't because last time i had to reinstall the os because of that) and manually copying the c:\windows:\installer\{} folder.

I changed a lot of icons and after changing an icon or something my office icons were gone (along with a couple others) and after checking i saw that it was because the folders in c:\windows:\installer were somehow deleted. So what i ask you is please upload and send me the C:\Windows\Installer\{90140000-0011-0000-0000-0000000FF1CE} if you have Office 2010 (professional plus) so i can have my icons back again. Please. Thank you!!

P.S: Repair or uninstall doesn't work, deleting and creating an icon cache doesn't work.

A:Office 2010 missing icons - PLEASE Help!

This may be a year or two late but the approach I used was to download ShadowExplorer, and I was able to find the Installer subfolder for MS Word there and I just exported it back to my Installer folder and reset my icons with FileTypesMan.

I don't have the same version of Office as you but hopefully this can help you or anyone else who might get this problem down the line.

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Let me start off by saying that this really isn't a major problem, i can still use the applications fine and they work and open perfectly. But all the icons have disappeared, except for Excel. It's really annoying me, Iíve tried loads of things like resetting the icons to default but nothing seems to work. The icon Image is that of a .dll file, even all my documents which i have already saved (they all still open and work perfectly thought). Can someone please help me fix this small problem? I will post a picture soon to help you guys understand what i mean. Thank you in advance.
 

A:Microsoft Office 2010 Icons Dissapeared

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Win 7 x64. Office 2010. Icons missing on both desktop and start up menu, managed to restore my adobe ones but still unable to sort my office icons out.
I've tried other ideas off multiple forums but as yet I've been unsuccessful.

Can not repair/uninstall office. tried to rebuild icon cache.db , used replacement icon files that were posted on a forum and copied them over.

The problem was either linked to ccleaner (over reaching its bounds) or when I made changes to windows and registry folders (probably the latter).

Any walkthroughs or advice that anyone has would be greatly appreciated, i wouldn't mind so much if the 'missing icon' icon wasn't so damn ugly...

Thanks in advance.

A:Office 2010 icons have gone missing! Out of ideas!

Try this tutorial.> Icon Cache - Rebuild

This is a Sevenforums tutorial.
Use Option One Step 1-5. If Step 1-4 do not work then go to Step 5 as posted in the tutorial.

Good luck.

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Good morning!

My computer shut down (battery died) while windows was updating and now every Microsoft Office program and associated files icons display as a generic white rectangle with little squares in it. I am thus unable to differentiate between ppt of word files...

How can I fix this?

I'm on an HP computer running Windows 7 and Office 2010.

Thanks!
 

A:Microsoft Office 2010 icons have disapeared

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Hey guys, This is my first post so if i screw up let me know... this has happened now several times... The first time was when i downloaded my webcam driver from Microsoft, i have a Microsoft VX-3000. BTW i am using Windows 7 ultimate 64bit. I solved it by getting angry backing up and reformatting.

I should explain myself a bit, I am using the Office 2010 Official Beta that i downloaded from the microsoft website.

When I install My webcam driver (this happened again the second time when i install Wizards of the Coast Character Builder) Many of my icons disappear.

Adobe Reader, Skype, Steam, windows live messenger, All my office icons and iTunes

Now normally i just go into Add/Remove and just repair the program and the Icons come back, but for office, they are not... First off when i repair it says the repair failed, when i try to remove or add/remove option, i get the same thing... I was told this is because i am missing the office folder in C:/windows/installer/

Now i have tried one reformating and repairing... it work... but now it won't work... 3rd time it has happened.

I am at the point were system reformat seems like my only option left... what do you guys think, what can i do, i was thinking of installing it on a new harddrive and copying the installer folder and just bringing it back to this harddrive.

btw this is what i get as missing icons (attachement)

If any of you know whats up help you be greatly appreciated

A:Microsoft office 2010 icons missing

Your icons are most likely missing because they were stored in:

C:\Windows\Installer\{GUID}

If a software deletes these folders icons will be missing.

See my posts in: http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/51078-microsoft-icons.html#post474320

I added a ZIP file with the Icons for Office 2007 in the above Thread.

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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?

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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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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All my Office 2010 icons changed suddenly, and I cant repair or uninstall the aplication. When I try to uninstal, setup program gives a message saying that couldnt uninstall Office.The programs are still working normaly but the ugly visual annoys me.

Ideas ?

A:Office 2010 icons changed to default EXE icon

Icon Cache - Rebuild
OR/AND

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
If neither works please post a snip of the icons so we can see them.
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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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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Got a little other problem though, and don't want to start a new topic so I don't clutter your forums.
A few days ago I installed a MS Office 2010 language pack, and suddenly a lot of my programs icons just resetted Even though they don't have anything to do with Office 2010. Is that possible?

Some programs that did change can be seen in the attachments.

All the Office programs changed their icon too.

A:Icons changed after installing MS Office 2010 language pack

Okay, I did a quick Google and came up with this tutorial. I tried both methods but it didn't work. All the icons have changed though, this is how they look now.

Still not okay though, I really wonder how to fix this, next to a System Restore....

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Ironically, I just found the solution that fixed my problem! I will share it, so anyone else having this problem can resolve it just as easily.

Start Menu > Type "winword /r" into the Search Bar > Press Enter, and allow the installation wizard to complete. Done! Problem solved!

I have scoured the internet for the past week, trying to find a solution. I have tried every solution through Google, including Brink's IconCache reset. Nothing has resulted in a solution.

I am at my wit's end. I have tried the system restore, deleting the IconCache.db (and rebooting), resetting the default program settings, trying to repair it (nothing happens, starts up and just closes) changing this and that, and nothing has worked.

I see the icons in the /ProgramFiles(x64), but nothing in the regular program files. This issue happened out of nowhere. The unfortunate part is we do not have the disc in order to re-install the programs (Microsoft Office Standard 2010), because as this is a work computer only the corporate office has discs and we're on our own with this problem.

I would really appreciate some help. Feeling frustrated with this whole issue, and I'm hoping I can get a working solution.

I attached some images below. Hope they can help figure this out. Thank you.





PS. The only reason one of those icons has a working icon is because I changed the icon through properties, but it didn't do anything else to the other file types. I really don't want ... Read more

A:Infamous IconCache.db issue/Blank Office 2010 Icons

Thank you - quick easy solution

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Have Office 2010. Cannot figure out how to add/change/delete email icons on left side of email page. For example somehow I have two identical email addess's with all the buttons under each one. One of them does not really work. How do I delete the entire email address set of icons because I have a duplicate email set of icons just below it.
The one that does work does not have a "deleted items" icon under the inbox. When I delete them they just disappear. I needed to retrieve one I deleted but couldnt find it.

Help---how do I manage these icons?
 

A:Creating/Deleting/Management of Email Icons in Office 2010

You probably have to data files set up by accident. Go to File > Data File Management. If there are 2 pst or data files listed there remove the one you don't need. You could rename one of them first and then go back in your email to see if it is the correct one to delete.
 

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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'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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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 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 was troubleshooting a computer remotely that lost it's icons for Office programs, they all show system. The files still open fine. However, it is annoying the user so I tried to repair. But going to control panel and right clicking "change" a window pops up but then nothing happens. The windows disappears and no "repair" selection shows up. So put in the install disk and try again and nothing happens.

Is the only fix a reinstall? I tried to reinstall without uninstalling thinking maybe the repair is there but I received two errors:

Office12Setup
{10140000-0F00-0000-0000--0000000FF1CE}
14.0.4755.1000
X
MsiAPICallFailure
Office64.WW\Office64WW.xml
X
X

the message resource is present but the message is not found in the string/message table

Fault bucket 1130769153, type 5
Event Name: Office12Setup
Response: Not available
Cab Id: 0

Problem signature:
P1: {10140000-0F00-0000-0000--0000000FF1CE}
P2: 14.0.4755.1000
P3: X
P4: MsiAPICallFailure
P5: Office64.WW\Office64WW.xml
P6: X
P7: X
P8:
P9:
P10:

There is a user log file created I just noticed but I'll have to grab it later.

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Hello,

I have Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus and I keep getting this problem: My Office 2010 icons are not showing correctly; instead they show as the Office 2007 icons. I'm not talking about the actual executable files, I'm talking about saved documents, spreadsheets, presentations, etc. Now I found a way to fix this, by repairing Microsoft Office and it basically reinstalls itself. However, I have had to do this many times, probably at least 10 times. Does anyone know why this is ocurring and why I have to keep repairing Office? I would appreciate any help given.

Thanks,
Ymerejlaif

A:Microsoft Office 2010 saved files not showing the correct icons

Hi Ymerejlaif
Take a look at this A Microsoft Excel, Word or PowerPoint 2010 file does not open because of incorrect file associations and this thread Right click menu in Explorer (& desktop) missing new - Microsoft Answers for ideas. You may also try completely uninstalling and re-installing Office 2010.

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Some Office 2010 icons are missing in quick launch and start menu and only generics show. The correct icon is displayed in the properties sheet but are not displayed correctly on the menu and taskbar.

I did follow the thread to leave Office 2007 on the machine and separated the files in the start menu structure once the install was done.

The menu looks like the attached jpg. I was hoping not to reinstall office but will have to if I can't solve it.

Thanks for any help.

A:Office 2010 icons missing in quick launch and start menu

Go to start button/all programs/MSOffice/select the one at a time and pin to taskbar.
I hope I am understanding your question if not post back and we will get it fixed.

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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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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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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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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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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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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, 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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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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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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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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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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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 have many files (Word, Excel, and others) that were created in Office XP Professional 2002. Will I experience any trouble in continuing to use these files in Office Home & Business 2010? That is, reading them and/or modifying them?
 

A:Office 2002 files transferred to Office 2010

No you won't have any problems, all previous versions of documents are compatible in newer versions of office.
 

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On my husbands computer we are running Office pro 2010 on Windows 7.I would like to upgrade it to Office pro 2013. But in Outlook 2010 he has like 40 folders with subfolders full of emails. When i upgrade will Outlook 2013 grab all the settings, folders, emails and put them in correctly? I know office 2013 does not go onto of office 2010 because i did it on my own computer but i do not use outlook on mine, i use WLM so i do not remember what it did for outlook because i do not remember if i put an account in there after i installed it or not. I did mine months ago, call it a senior moment.

Does anyone here using Office 2013, did it as an upgrade and found all their settings, folders, emails, calendar and everything else get transferred into outlook 2013 correctly?

I do have a .pst backup just in case but sometimes when putting this back it messes up everything and i do not want to spend hours fixing it nor a divorce (lol) over this.

A:Upgrading from Office 2010 to office 2013 question

Oh also, i remember i got in program and features Office 2010 and office 2013, once i knew all was well i uninstalled office 2010, but then again i do not use outlook but for only one exchange account, and everything went fine with uninstalling office 2010, i am hoping from the answer you give me above, this would be the case here to?

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hi guys,

well i just installed office 2010 and during install you get the option to click for the free Office 2013 download.

Office 2013 is far more interesting dan 2007 or 2010.

Jeff

A:just installed Office 2010 X64 to get Office 2013 free

You've just installed or just boght and installed?

As you can see, are 2 different things.

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