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MS Office setup.exe not responding

Question: MS Office setup.exe not responding

Hi, forum i have this problem: Ever since i installed the MS Office (few month ago), it won't let me open Word documents. (Some installer appears with storno button only. When i click storno, it lags. Then i have to kill it using task manager and when i try to open the document next time, it asks me if i want to open Word in safe mode, and in safe mode it works.)

So, i had just enough of this procedure and wanted to reinstall the office, but everytime i run the SETUP.EXE from the office DVD, it falls ("instance has stopped working - close program")

Does anyone know how to fix this?

PS: Recently, the office icons disappeared from the .ppt etc. files (it shows just some broken icon, but the office programs are still associated with it)
PS2: I had the same problem in Windows Vista.

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Answer: MS Office setup.exe not responding

Now i noticed that also .pdf icon is missing.

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Reinstalled all Sony Pre-Loaded software,
which did NOT include any Prior version of MS Office. (Other than a Trial
Version of Office 2003 which I never used or installed. It's still in my
computer) Have no idea what version it is. Simply doesn't say because it's never been installed. It's sitting in the same start menu as all of the other MS Office 2007 Programs.
In another message forum I was told to delete it. However, Office 2007 Pro worked fine for 2 days with the Trial program still sitting in the Start folder.

I managed to install MS Office Professional 2007 and it's worked
for 2 days without a hitch. Today, I get the error message when I try to use
Outlook "Cannot start MS Office Outlook. Cannot initialize MS Office Shared
Utilities. Restart your computer Or reinstall MS Office Outlook." No Luck!!
Also, when I try to start up MS Word, the message says "Not enought memory
to load Word." (I have 2 Gig of Ram and a 320 Gig hard Drive???)

When I insert the Office Pro 2007 disk to Reinstall, the message is: "The
path you have chosen does not point at a qualifying upgradable product.
Click Try again or Cancel to quit setup."

I also don't have ANY previous versions of any Office Suite program to use.
I had Office 2003 Pro installed but that was deleted when I purchased Office 2007 Pro. I do have the disks for Office
2007 Pro.

For the record, I am an American living in Cali, Columbia. It... Read more

Answer:Reformatted My Hard Drive And Cannot Reinstall MS Office Pro 2007 in Office Setup

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I am getting the following error when I try to reinstall a custom setup office XP install on a windows 2000 machine.

"OFFXP: Setup Detects Office XP Running When You Attempt to Install Office XP"

I had the uninstall the office xp on this machine through add/remove programs because it was crashing alot. The custom install works fine on all other windows 2000 and xp machines.

I found the following error in MS knowledgebase
article 292497 (I can't post the link because I'm a new member)

It says to to hit ignore. If I hit ignore it does install but it doesn't install with the correct options for the custom install. (I have it set to not install outlook and it installs outlook, etc.) Obviously its not following the custom install.

Any ideas? I believe something is left on the pc from office when it was installed. I even ran the Removal Wizard on the Office XP Resource kit. It is supposed to remove everything left from previous versions. However, it must be missing something because I am still getting that error when I try to reinstall Office XP that is described above.


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I have an old Win XP machine with Office 2007 that I am replacing with a shiny new Win 10 machine. I have purchased Office 365 Home Subscription. I will need to keep both machines running for at least a few months because of one software application that I cannot port to the Win 10 machine. I also have an iPhone and an iPad.
I have several email accounts not all with the same host. Most are with GoDaddy. I have two that were for two different businesses I ran and a couple for personal use.
I need help configuring the email so that I can get messages on all of these devices (old Win XP machine, new Win 10 machine, iPad, & iPhone).
I have several questions:
Can the old and new machines share email messages if one is running Office 2007 and the other Office 365? Or do I have to upgrade the old machine to Office 365?
The old machine is currently set up as POP3. Is that going to be a problem?
Is there a way that I can "ignore" emails that I see on one mobile device and have it also not show up on any other mobile devices, but not be deleted and still show up on the PC?
If I set up an email folder structure, will that structure be mirrored on the server and also on all of the other devices? If I move an email from one folder to another or move an entire folder, will that be propagated to the server and all devices?
Are any of the books out there any good at helping me sort all this out? If so, which ones?
Thanks for any tips or pointers...

Answer:Email setup when converting from Office 2007 & Win XP to Office 365 & Win 10

Can the old and new machines share email messages if one is running Office 2007 and the other Office 365? Or do I have to upgrade the old machine to Office 365?
          Yes, but this is more dependent on the protocol you use to access the messages than the versions of Office.
The old machine is currently set up as POP3. Is that going to be a problem?
          Most likely yes.  Post Office Protocol (POP) is "first generation" protocol for dealing with e-mail before the age when someone was likely to be trying to juggle the same e-mail messages on multiple devices.   It is a client side arrangement, which means your e-mail messages (in most default configurations) are downloaded to the device you're reading them on and as soon as that's done, or at some set time afterward, they are deleted from the server and are no longer available for additional download to other devices.
          If you expect to be wanting to juggle the same messages across multiple devices you should convert to the Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP).  IMAP is a server side protocol, where all messages, and the folders that you set up, and the filters you create to sort them into those folders, are all created and stored on the e-mail server.  The devices that access your mail all connect to the server and get the folder setup and the message headers (usually) until you ... Read more

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I'm trying to install a CD of North American Birds. It's a Peterson Mulitmedia Guide. I've installed this CD on my last computer (win 98). That computer crashed last year, and I since got a new system using the same win 98 CD. The Peterson Mulitmedia Guide goes through the typical setup steps except when I click on the last step to install, a screen comes up with the programs logo and I would expect to see the install progress. Insted, no progress bars start and the logo screen just sits there. I will finally hit ctrl/alt/delete and see that 'set up is not responding' The only way I can get out of this is to reboot with the power switch.
Any help would be apreciated.

Answer:setup not responding


Do you have any virus programs, or screensavers running in the background? If so, try disabling them. Also, Ctrl-Alt-Del, and end task on everything but Explorer and Systray.

If still no joy, try in SafeMode.



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is it a USB keyboard or ps/2?

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Answer:Help Network setup wizard not responding.

sfc /scannow
and see if it finds anything

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Answer:Fax setup not responding after Windows 10 upgrade

Hi, presumably you're using Fax & scan.
Could you be a little more specific in which aspect of setting it up isn't working?
Is this a pure software issue, a modem issue or something else?

Could you post a screenshot showing what you're having a problem with? Thanks!

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Hi. There's a program called Freecorder 4.1 that I used it for a few years, but I had to uninstall it while getting checked for rootkits. Now when I try to reinstall it, the setup menu of the Freecorder installer, a little Windows message box that's empty except for a red X appears, and the top says "irresult". Then it just stops responding. Then, after a moment, the setup window progresses to the user agreement, but it's blank, there's no words, and no agree/disagree buttons!
In case this needs mentioning, due to said rootkit problems, I repair-installed XP for a second time in the past year.

Answer:Setup for Video Capture Program Stops Responding

Is there any way to fix this?

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Office 2000 works great from a clean boot or reboot, but I cannot use any Office program after coming back from sleep mode. Excel, Word, ect., they all freeze and go into NOT RESPONDING if I my computer was in sleep mode. I have even performed Office Repairs and it still hangs (until I reboot). I am not using any Add-ins or Macros, and no other program on my system has any problem with sleep mode. Running as administrator does not fix. Running in compatability mode does not fix.

Please don't tell me to upgrade because I have googled and found others have the same problem, even with Office '07. I would be mighty PO'ed if I spent over $100 for the latest and greatest in an attempt to fix just this, only to come out with the same problem. Please don't tell me to wipe my hard drive and re-install windows, that is not a solution I am willing to consider. And please don't tell me to install some free .org office clone, that is not a solution to my problem.

Answer:Office Not Responding After Sleep

You certainly know what you DON'T want

Try updating your BIOS, your printer drivers (if any), and as many of the other drivers on your machine as you can think of: NIC, video, sound, anti-virus, 3rd-party firewalls... update them all, and keep testing in between updates.

Anything that fails only after power state transitions (resuming from sleep in this case) suggests that one or more drivers are not handling the transition as well as they should be, plus the BIOS might be at fault too.

Then again, Office 2000 really is old. You're right in saying that updating to Office 2K7 wouldn't be a guaranteed solution, but you're not doing yourself any favours with a suite that's almost a decade old.

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Purchased Hp all in one yesterday, Microsoft Office that came with the computer has been activated, but it will not respond when I try to use word, outlook, and excel. I can use power point. 

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Answer:Microsoft Office is not responding.

@Vonnie6?, welcome to the forum. This is a problem that would best be solved by Microsoft's Customer Service.  They are the experts on their products and handle the support for them. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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Hi all,

I am currently experiencing a problem trying to use Excel and Word 2007. I am using Windows XP.

Whenever I try to open either of these programs they half open and just seem to hang. PowerPoint works OK.

If I go into the task manager I will see 2 instances of the program and they are registering as Not responding.

I have uninstalled Office then reinstalled it. All to no avail.

I think it could be a registry or a windows problem. I have 2 computers and I am experiencing the same problem on both. I recently used a registry cleaner (EasyCleaner) and the problem could have started after that. Not a 100% sure though.

I would very much appreciate any advice or assistance on this.


Answer:MS Office 2007 Not Responding

Hi Nigel.
Couple things to help narrow it down.
1. Open Excel and Word via thier executables in the office folder in windows explorer (winword.exe, excel.exe) rather then using the desktop shortcuts.
2. With Office closed, open a seperate word and excel file from within a folder to see if it launches the applications without hanging.
3. Click Start>run. Type winword.exe /s and excel.exe /s then hit enter or click ok. Starts them in safe mode.
Let us know.

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I use office 2000, when i try to open word for example, the blue title bar appears and nothing else, it just sits there, when i hit control, alt delete, it says the program is not responding, when i hit end now, nothing happens, after i do that for about 3 or 4 times, if says something about a debugger, I try to shut down the computer and it just keeps saying saving settings and never goes any further, I've tried to repair office but at the end when I say reinstall, and click finish is just freezes. can anyone help.

Answer:Office applications not responding

1. Run a full virus scan.
2. Clean up the hard drive:
3. Run Repair on Office from the Control Panel (have your install disks ready).

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I've had an intermittent, ongoing problem with my computer freezing that no forum question has ever solved.
As time has gone on I think I've narrowed the problem down to Office 2007 - if not totally then certainly a frequent culprit.
Occasionally when I open Word or Excel and then click to open a document it goes to 'not responding' in the top bar. Any other programs open at the same time all eventually 'fall over' too - with the same message.
I've also discovered that if I wait long enough it does eventually sort itself out and return to normal with the document open.
Previously, since task manager didn't open, I just used to switch off (I'm not very patient)

Any thoughts?


Answer:Office 2007 not responding

Hi Stewart and welcome to Windows 7 Support forums,
Please review your action center and see in activities if you are experiencing "APPCRASH" when you try to launch. If you are let us know so we can go to the next step.

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I have laptop lenovo r61 core2duo 2.10Ghz, 3gb RAM with XP service pack2 on it all updates from microsoft. It works in domain. the problem is with office when i am working withouth network cable attached it works perfectly but when i attach cable it just waits it wont open if i try to open it, and if it is opened and i attach cable it wont close.
if anyvone can help me i would appreciate that.

Answer:Office stops responding

Does this happen with all Office applications or just a particular program such as Word or Excel? My guess is that the program is trying to access some type of network resource that is no longer available. Are you able to open any of the Office applications in safe mode? Have you verified that all installed Printers are still mapped properly? Have you tried to log in with a different Windows profile to see if the problem is related to your network login?


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Has anyone had any problems with office XP, where it freezes after sometime and says "Not Responding" in the title bar? Any ideas on a fix for this problem. This is happening on a PC running Windows XP and 2000, and both have Office XP SP2.


Answer:Office XP Crashing (Not Responding)

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This is on my office machine. It is connected to their network, which I don't know much about. I have the oldest machine in the building and am the only one working with Windows 98 and Office 2000. Everyone else has newer versions of both.

A couple of weeks ago Microsoft Outlook would "not respond" when I would try to open, reply or create new mail. I can look at the mail, most of the time, in the viewing window, but I can't do anything else. It has been sporatic, until this week. This week it just won't respond at all.

The company had a computer person come in and work on my machine last week, but she didn't get it fixed.

The guy who is in charge of ordering repairs is out of the office for the next two weeks.

Could someone give me some ideas of options to try to get my MS Outlook to work.

Thank you.

Answer:Microsoft Office not responding

You might try starting it with the /safe switch (Start / Run / Outlook.exe /safe)

If that works, delete all occurrences of the following files:

Have you tried reinstalling Outlook
Have you tried creating a new profile

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when opening an excel file from the file>open, it brings up the open window but flashes everything in the folder then only shows the last 7 folders in there and freezes the program. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling office, and that didnt fix it. the PC has no viruses, and is clean of spyware. This is on office 2000 on a windows 200 machine. anyone have any ideas?


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I am in desperate need of help. Every time I try to use Word or Excel, it seems like it is going to open and then it freezes. At the top of the document I get a not responding error. Help.

Answer:MicroSoft Office 2007 Not Responding

Some troubleshooting tips: any add-ons

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ALL my office 2007 programs are not responding or verrry slow. My icons for the programs have also disappeared after I had run a take ownership on my computer. The office programs open however become non responsive when trying to save. I cannot run a diagnostic test.I tried uninstalling & i get a message the i need to run as administrator. I am the only user on this computer . I am not keen to run a systems restore as I have done alot of work since the problem started.

I also had my vendor re install windows 7 .


Answer:Solved: office 2007 not responding

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I have a user that is running into an issue on a new Lenovo T500 with Office 2003 Pro. When she goes into word or excel and creates a document or edits a document and then clicks save in it pulls up the save in window, but if she hits the drop down menu to change the save in location, it will hang for about 2 minutes and report in taskmgr that the application is not responding. After about 2 minutes it will once again become responsive and start working. The user is using XP Pro and I saw posts about issues with autoupdates so I had the user go in and do a new search and then installed the XP Pro SP3 but that has made no difference. I have looked through the processes and I don't see anything that jumps out at me. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.


Brian Kunz

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About 9 days ago i opened outlook and the program instantly would lockup or freeze. If I click any part of the program I get the not responding error followed by this(se below). I did not make any changes whatsoever and actually used outlook about 10 min before this problem started. I'm using Vista and have not been able to use outlook for 9 days. If I should post this topic in the OS forum let me know.

Any thoughts??

A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: AppHangB1
Application Name: OUTLOOK.EXE
Application Version: 12.0.4518.1014
Application Timestamp: 4542840f
Hang Signature: 819c
Hang Type: 0
OS Version: 6.0.6001.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Hang Signature 1: c36b8ccdd54a364957ff581a3f771dab
Additional Hang Signature 2: bb33
Additional Hang Signature 3: 469244eddefb46591beb1a9cef39cfa0
Additional Hang Signature 4: 819c
Additional Hang Signature 5: c36b8ccdd54a364957ff581a3f771dab
Additional Hang Signature 6: bb33
Additional Hang Signature 7: 469244eddefb46591beb1a9cef39cfa0

Answer:Microsoft Office Outllok is not responding

Any antivirus software? If so...can you test by disabling the e-mail plugin?
All your Microsoft updates? (for both Windows and MS Office)

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Answer:MS office not responding after browser change

I never heard of Firefox causing any of those issues, and I've been helping on problem forums for 8 years.Do you have 'System Restore' enabled? If so you could try rolling your system back to a date before the problems began.SR doesn't touch the 'My Documents' folder, but I would make backups of everything in there, just in case, before running it.

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The disks for my desktop for Office 2000 (using XP)don't work for Word on my laptop using Vista.Is there a solution or do I need to update when I get Windows 7?

Answer:Office 2000/Word with Vista not responding

is this any use,apologies if you have tried theclick here

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Scenario - Computer came pre-loaded with Office 2003 Standard trial which ran out. Installed Microsoft Office Pro 2003 Student Edition which worked fine for a few weeks but now when I try to run any of the programs Word, Excel, Access etc all tools are blocked apart from Open Print Zoom and a few others. I can open existing files but cannot edit them as all other icons/options are greyed out.I tried to resolve by uninstalling Office 2003 standard and Office Pro 2003 Student Edition and then re-installing Office Pro 2003 Student Edition but no success.Have also tried clicking on Activate under Help but nothing happens.Have also tried Detect and Repair under Help but again no success.Help!

Answer:Microsoft Office Pro 2003 Student not responding

Is your version of Office 2003 Pro a trial version? After 30 days, Office 2003 Pro goes into 'reduced functionality mode' if it's a trial. Then only certain features like you describe are available.

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Answer:Microsoft Office 2013 Word not responding

Check this MS website for a possible solution to your problem. I notice from your System Specs that you only have 1 gb of RAM, so that may be adding to problems if you are trying to multiple operations at the one time.

Office 2013 Word Keeps Freezing (Not responding) - Microsoft Community

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Everytime I open any microsoft office app, on the loading screen, it does not respond. I had to close it and open it again

here is the log at event viewer

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I am so frustrated! I installed SP2 and than brought my PC up to date with all Microsoft's Updates. Now my office programs are running like #$%^! They either hang up or stop responding. I tried to use PowerPoint and got so frustrated I had to close it. After every keystroke it hung up and would stop responding.
I run Ad-ware all the time. I have Windows Firewall disabled, etc... I still have these problems with my programs. Any suggestions woud be greatly appreciated.
Thank you very much.

Answer:Office XP Programs Stop Responding after SP2 Update

Is office xp itself updated?

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Compter: HP Pavilion m7463w
OS: Windows XP Media with all the latest updates SP3 I believe.
Software giving me fits: MS Office Standard Ed 2003 with latest updates SP3 also I believe.
Norton 360 latest edition installed.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware installed.
CCleaner installed.


I will open one of the programs in MS Office 2003 Standard Ed once and then it won't respond after that. I open the task manager and see some office programs are still processing under the processing tab. The programs running tab just shows hp update running. I end the ms office processes and then I can use the ms office program again.

One example:

I open MS Outlook 2003 check email and close. I try to open it again later on and it will not respond. I open task manager (Ctrl + Alt + Del) and see only hp udates running (normal). I click the Processes tab and see: OUTLOOK.EXE AND WINWORD.EXE. I end those two processes and close task manager. I can now open MS Outlook 2003 again. I close it MS Outlook 2003. I try again to open it. It doesn't respond. I open task manager and it's the same as before with the two processes running. I end both processes again so I can open MS Outlook 2003 again.

Steps I have already taken:

I have already tried unistalling MS Office Standard Ed 2003 and re-installing; and it didn't fix the problem.

I deleted all email messages except the one you get MS. Welcome to Microsoft Office Outlook 2003, Outlook 2003 Team [[email protected] Read more

Answer:Microsoft Office Standard Ed 2003 Not Responding?

I should also state that I purchased the MS Office Software direct from MS. I got the disks with the license key and not just the download. Also, in order to update the MS Office 2003, I ran the Genuine Micorsoft Office which is a requirement to get the updates for the MS Office 2003 Software.

My software is not pirated. I only buy software from the source; in this case Microsoft.

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Open Office not responding normally.. It said it crashed said it would repair document but went round and round and round some more, never repairing the document. An email with a Microsoft Word document could not be opened.

Answer:Open Office not responding - delete Open Office? How?

Well you'd uninstall it. I don't think the process is any different than uninstalling other software but you can take a look at this:'t click on any of the links there.) Then you can attempt a reinstall. Make sure the version you're installing is compatible with windows 8.

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Microsoft Office 2016 lags and throws up the error message 'not responding' for Word, Powerpoint and Excel, and Microsoft Solitaire game.  I tried a System Scan and Update:  System Update Scan recommended following updateIntel 3165AC Stone Peak 3165 1*1ac - 10 230.18MB18.12.0.3 YES RecommendedUpdate failedWe are encountering some technical issues, please try again. Anyone else have any idea? The screen freezes and the only way to fix is reboot or task manager to close program. 

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Whenever I right click in windows explorer, or any of programs in microsoft office 2010, the program will stop responding, and I will have to restart. Any known bugs causing this or ways to solve the problem? Really annoying because I have to use use my dad's mac (shiver) for school work.

Answer:Right click causes Office and Windows Explorer to stop responding

Has it happened before or has it only just happened and can you remember what you was doing before it happened and do you get any error messages.

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Following is information on my laptop: Intel (R) CPU T225 @ 1.73 GHZ; memory 1015 mb; 3000 N100; System type X86-based PC Version 6.0.6001; Vista; Microsoft Office 2007

Problem: Microsoft word upon closing gives the following message: Word not responding. The program will not close and I have to usee control-alt-delete to get task manager and then end the program that way. This started happening sometime in June, it worked fine prior to that.

Also most recent problem: Just yesterday I had a problem with Internet Explorer not allowing me access to normal websites I go to, including this one. Part of this happened after I ran diagonistics to check for problems. I was told in the results there were fixes for some problems and to continue, which I did, but the website would not open; received a code of 403 (I think that was it) which says, I am not authorized to view results.

Anyway, I am sorry this is so long, but I really need word to work correctly because my online college classes are coming up soon.
Thanks for any help.

Answer:Microsoft Office -Word 2007 not responding -Vista

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Cannot open microsoft outlook 2007 ...I was deleting emails and it frozed, now outlook says not responding and locks my windows 7 , slows pc , and other programs also says not responding and takes time to function

tried repair from control panel under uninstall..still ms outlook 2007 cannot open at all...Can I install a 2003 outlook to repair my 2007 emails? I do not have the 2007 microsoft office anymore, thanks

if i cannot open outlook can I still save my inbox and other email folders?

Answer:Help!!! My microsoft outlook 2007(office) crashed ...not responding

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I have been having problems with simple functions in Excel, Word, PPT, (Office 2007 Enterprise) causing the applications to go into "Program Not Responding" mode. Some (such as attempting to bold a word or number) come back in a few minutes, others (such as 'save as - pdf') never come back.

Running a repair from the Office installation CD fixes these problems, until the next Update runs. For awhile, I was repairing Office daily. Now I've gone to doing updates manually every few weeks and then repairing Office.

I ran an update this morning and aftewards tried Office just to see if the problem of "Program Not Responding" had returned. It had - so - I ran repair again from the Office CD and it is gone.

Would love to get to the root of this problem and be able to have Auto Updates run and not have to keep running the repair.


2 Mar 2010 - I'm thinking my problem may really be VPN based. Today, rather than connect to VPN immediately (I'm in a home office connecting to the company network), I tried working with my Office apps, accessing the mapped drives and shared printer from my home system and everything worked fine. I then started VPN and things seem to be continuing to work fine.

I'd seen other comments about this issue having to do with accessing mapped/shared resources, so, I wonder if by starting VPN immediately, it has trouble with the connection to resources on my local network, whereas, if those have already been exercised... Read more

Answer:Auto Update Causing Office 7 Program Not Responding

Do you do regular Registry Cleanups & Disk Cleanups?

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Question: Office fax setup

I am having an issue installing fax service for an office. Fax was already working with an old fax machine and two old gateways running brvp phone tools software. I just upgraded to two brand new dell xps410 and pulled the modems from the old machines. The modems were found, installed and working properly. I installed windows fax console from control panel, added the fax in the printer wizard and set the fax to send and receive. I am sometimes able to send faxes but can not receive fax or save to folder. Also when I send a fax, a copy of the document gets sent to the actual fax machine. When I disconnect the actual fax machine and get the computer fax to answer the call, I get a fatal error as soon as the transmission starts.
Would some help me on this, an fix ideas or some free software i can download?

Thank you


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Question: Office XP Setup

Newbie, i know

right, im trying to install Office Xp on Windows XP.
it gets so far then it tells me Error 1305, Cannot copy file MSWDS_EN.LEX or something like that.

Went to the Microsoft Knowledge base,
it basically told me It was a CD-Rom problem... something to to with cache...???
i have tried the cd in both my CD drives with the same result..

Its a copied version of Office.

any ideas

Answer:Office XP Setup

You should purchase a legitimate copy.

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Hey guys heres what I have and what has to be setup:

600mhz, 256mb ram, 20gb for Windows/Programs and 80 GBs in Raid 1 (SERVER)
2 Laptops
4 Desktops

I connect through Verizon Wireless (The new stuff, due to no dsl and no cable and satellite sucks)

The way the diagram will be

Internet -> Server -> 1 Laptop/Desktop Hardwired - the rest wireless

I wanna know the best equipment to do a proper setup that wont crash.. I am currentyl just using a Wireless Router hooked up to the server and it works but crashs daily...

Almost whats the best software to configure all of this stuff? Or just use Windows stuff?

Answer:best way to setup this office

It's not a real big network, so I'm sure that a consumer router would be fine.

Perhaps the Linksys WRT54G?
It's proven stable to me with stock firmware and so far is one of the best routers I've used.


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Question: Office XP Setup

Newbie, i know

right, im trying to install Office Xp on Windows XP.
it gets so far then it tells me Error 1305, Cannot copy file MSWDS_EN.LEX or something like that.

Went to the Microsoft Knowledge base,
it basically told me It was a CD-Rom problem... something to to with cache...???
i have tried the cd in both my CD drives with the same result..

Its a copied version of Office.

any ideas

Answer:Office XP Setup

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Question: New Office setup

First off, I'm new to these forums. This looks like a nice friendly environment where I can recieve good computer assistance. Anyway, my office computer finally crapped out on me after 5 years, and I need a new one ASAP. Here is what I've been thinking about purchasing, I just want to make sure I'm not making any mistakes. Just let me know if all this hardware is compatible and is reliable. This computer needs to be very reliable. No gaming will be done on this computer.









So if anyone can provide me with any advice on the hardware I have selected, it will be greatly appretiated. I will check these forums constantly throughout the day. Thanks everyone!

Answer:New Office setup

Don't get the motherboard, MSI or dfi are the way to go there are other good makes as well, but you want the big names like MSI, DFI or Abit.
You have chosen the most reliable make harddrvie, you might want to go for sata though, maybe even get anouther and put it in RAID1 (extra reliability)

I can't see a psu.... For reliabilty and safety as well, get Antec, Thermaletake or ocz.

It is all compatible though (apart from no psu, but that is a wrong link by the looks of it.)

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Hi there,In our Church we are about to set up a new Office with two persons (females) working in it. We are about to buy two new computers which will have new approved Church software on them. This software is for Parish Records (Deaths and marriages, Church finance etc) and the Software Company that has written this has specfied Windows XP Professional. As a member of the Select Vestry, I have been tasked with kitting this office out with its requirements.Now, here is my problem, what is the cheapest way to kit these two Computers with the latest Microsoft Office Aplication (I don't know if that is Microsoft Office XP or 2005? .......they need to have Word, Excell, Powerpoint)Can we buy one edition of Office and put it on the two computers or do we buy one edition and get a licence for the other? What is the cheapest way to kit out these two computers ( remembering that this is a church office and we would want to do the honest and right way...... NOT dodgy.......LOL) Any suggestions on were we could get the best deals?We haven't bought the Computers yet but is there any mileage in trying to get a deal when purchasing getting the complete package? At the moment, we are looking at Dell for the computers.Your help and suggestions in this matter would be greatly appreciated.ThanksHarry

Answer:New Office Setup - Can Anyone Help?

Unfortunately you will need to buy a copy of Office for both PCs. 2 PCs is too small a group to apply for any discounts.The question you need to ask is "Do I actually need Microsoft Office?" there are plenty of cheaper alternatives, for instance Open Office is completely free but includes most of the funtionality of Microsoft Office, but doesn't include any technical support.Sun Star Office costs about £50, is more or less the same as Open Office, includes technical support, and you may be able to install it on several PCs.Check with your software company to see if Microsoft Office is necessary.Hope this helpsAlan

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I have posted this in other forums in an attempt to get to a wide audience so I apologise if you have seen it before and cannot help.

I have stuck a strange print spooler problem that I would like to get some direction on. I have read the solutions presented but I'm not sure how relevant they are. I am also still gathering info but need some pointers on exactly what would be useful.

We have 5 computers in an office of various types with windows 7 (home premium) or windows 10, all exhibiting the same symptoms. Approximately 3 weeks ago the all suddenly started having problems with the print spooler. If the computers are restarted they will work for a while and then the office apps (word, excel, access and outlook) will stop responding. The will either not load (normally word) or will stop when selecting the print function. Other spooler-related issues such as viewing the print queues also do not load.

Stopping the pint spooler immediately fixes the issue, but after the spooler is restarted, the problem will eventually reoccur. Rebooting the computer also fixes the issue temporarily.

There are several different printer models and types in the environment including a couple of network-connected and also directly-connected USB printers.

I am told that there have been no new applications nor software loaded nor were any updates applied around the time that the problem first occurred, although Microsoft patches are applied automatically so they may not have notic... Read more

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I have posted this in other forums in an attempt to get to a wide audience so I apologise if you have seen it before and cannot help.

I have stuck a strange print spooler problem that I would like to get some direction on. I have read the solutions presented but I'm not sure how relevant they are. I am also still gathering info but need some pointers on exactly what would be useful.

We have 5 computers in an office of various types with windows 7 (home premium) or windows 10, all exhibiting the same symptoms. Approximately 3 weeks ago the all suddenly started having problems with the print spooler. If the computers are restarted they will work for a while and then the office apps (word, excel, access and outlook) will stop responding. The will either not load (normally word) or will stop when selecting the print function. Other spooler-related issues such as viewing the print queues also do not load.

Stopping the pint spooler immediately fixes the issue, but after the spooler is restarted, the problem will eventually reoccur. Rebooting the computer also fixes the issue temporarily.

There are several different printer models and types in the environment including a couple of network-connected and also directly-connected USB printers.

I am told that there have been no new applications nor software loaded nor were any updates applied around the time that the problem first occurred, although Microsoft patches are applied automatically so they may not have notic... Read more

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I am a new user to Microsoft Outlook 2007. It has been installed for three days during which time I have been using each of the email, calendar, contact and to do list functions without incident.

This afternoon I was in the email part of the system when I decided to look at my calendar. I pressed the Calendar tab in the bottom left corner of the screen. It highlighted IN ADDITION to the email tab, instead of replacing the emial highlighting. I got the system not responding message. The systme tried to send an erro report to Microsoft, but that also hung up after a few minutes. I used the Task manager to exit which also hung up. Eventually using task manager I could close down each program running individually each time getting system could not close down one ach program before finally exiting.

I rebooted, repeated the process with exactly the same results. The Calendar element of the program just stops Outlook working at all, each time the Calendar button is pressed.

I am a new Outlook user (previously Eudora email and Lotus Organiser 6 contact) , calendar and to do list.

I am running a Dell with a Local partitioned disk TOSHIBA MK1252GSX . I have plenty of capactity using Antivir virus protection.

I am not very computer savvy. Does anyone have any ideas how I could fix the problem. Have I left out any vital information to enable someone to help me.
Everything else seems fine at present.

Answer:Microsoft Office 2007 Calendar causes system not responding feedback

There's a common issue with the Calander causing issues whilst interacting with the todo list.... off the top of my head I can't remember how I solved it but I have the details at work.... I'll post them tomorrow when I'm at work.

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Afternoon All,

I currently look after a small network as a favor to an office. They have 10 work stations within the building that use to run off daisy chained hubs. I have since replaced this for a 24 port switch and installed a small workstation for a server. They now want to connect a workstation which is on a different site. I have trialed a VPN connection to a workstation running windows 7 pro, all worked fine.

My question is what kind of security should i be putting in place, the only thing that protects their network at present is a wireless router modem that has a basic firewall, which i am sure won't be good enough giving that i am about to start VPN'ing in. I'm looking at a firebox product but I'm not to clued up on hardware firewalls.

Does a watchgaurd firebox sit between the internet modem and the switch? or am I mistaken?

If someone could explain the topology and put me right that would be great.


Answer:office network setup

There is really no way to secure the network with just a peer to peer like you are running unless you set up accounts for every workstation the remote client needs access to. If you are referring to security from the internet your current router is only showing the WAN IP address to the world so they have no idea what is behind the router. A firewall like the Watchguard does sit between your LAN and the Internet and will give you an added layer of protection.

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Question: small office setup

I have three different laptops trying to access a server via a new Linksysy 802.11g wireless router. I set up a WPA encryption key.

Computer #1, a Sony VAIO with internal wi-fi, had no problems connecting through the new router to the server.
Computer #2, a Compaq utilizing a Linksys wireless card, doesn't see the server or identify the router. I think this needs a new driver so I'll download that tomorrow.
Computer #3, a Dell laptop with internal wi-fi, automatically recognized the wireless network but doesn't ever ask for the WPA key so it has never connected. For this computer, how do you make it ask for the encryption key? I feel like if I could just get it to do that it would work fine. Help?


Answer:small office setup

What Operating System and service pack leve are you on for each computer?

If you don't have an option for WPA in your Wireless network configuration you may need a new driver. If you are on Windows XP you need to be on SP1a with the WPA update or SP2.

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Question: Small Office Setup

Hi all,

I work in a small office where we have one PC desktop (windows7 Pro), one Mac, and one PC (windows7 Home Prem.). I would like to use the PC desktop as a server for sharing files with the Mac and Laptop. I have a lynksys router already setup for internet use and the PC desktop has a 1terabyte external hardrive (seagate) that stores all files via usb port. I think I have all that I need, but would appreciate any advice.


Answer:Small Office Setup

Using a NAS (Network Attached Storage) is better, but since you already have the external hard drive that will be OK if it meets your needs. Remember to backup frequently, as external hard drives also fail.

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Just got a new HP Probook 4720s with XP installed. When I try to install my Office 07 it accepts my Product Code but then gives me a setup error. What could be causing the problem? I can't get past that and I have a purchased 07 copy.
Any ideas?

Answer:Office 07 setup error

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I have been looking at purchasing office 2013. I noticed a lot of people that have both 32bit and 64bit on the same disk. Now is there anyway to seperate the two editions? Thank you.john

Answer:office 2013 x64/x32 setup dvd


I believe they come in 2 separate DVDs inside the box

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I am installing a DL of office 2010. but midway through the installation it asks 4 the setup.exe location.???????? what next.I found the folder but it didnt accept it????? where to get a working file 4 setup.exe 4 office pro 2010?

Answer:office setup.exe not found

Download it again. Didnt know you could so I am thinking its not a valid copy?

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The error is: "1904 Cannot register module.....MSADOR15.dll"

I've already been to the MS site and it is asking me to download the latest MDAC (2.71) which I cannot.

Any other suggestions?

Thanks All

Answer:Office XP Setup Error

Can you supply the entire error message?

Also are you able to complete the installation of office even though you have this message.

If you can install it there is a way to manually register the file but I will need to see the entire message first.

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Since I updated to 8.1 on my Lumina 920, I can't log in to office to do the setup it is asking for. I have a valid MS acct and can log in with my pc. Any ideas?

Answer:Why can't I setup Office on my Lumia 920 with WP 8.1?

Do you have any screenshots or any further description of any errors you're coming up against?

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This app has been very buggy lately esp on this Vista OS. Just did another repair disc on Vista for an installer problem, and decided previously to uninstall Office XP Pro.

After the Vista repair, my attempts through the Office CD to install have returned an erro 1321: Setup cannot modify the file
C:\Program Files\CommonFiles\MicrosoftShared\SmartTag\MSTAG.TLB. Verify the file exists and you have permission to upgrade.

I did locate the file where it was indicated, but not sure about an upgrade.

If I am stuck here, I do have an older Office 2000 CD, but is this compatible for Vista and Win 7.

Or maybe I should purchase at Ebay Office 2003, I'm not too keen on the ribbon for 2007 and later applications

Any advice is welcome.


Answer:Office XP Pro setup problem

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I downloaded MS office 365 x64 bit.
My comp is x64, but the current office i have is x32.
here is my problem..,

i want to keep the old one as well. But i cant install the new one due to this problem.
please help.

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When starting a new install of a tax program on Win 2000 and Win XP workstations the splash screen displays with a message box partially hidden behind it. The hidden message shows on the task bar as "MS Office SR1 Setup, Disk 1".
Can not get the hidden window to come to the foreground.
If I end task then both programs terminate.
I have about ten customers who have encountered this.
They install the new app when logged in as administrator or user with admin privileges.

One user has found a work around of logging on as administrator or changing shortcut to start program as Administrator.

Has any one else experienced this or have a solution


Answer:MS Office SR1 Setup message box

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Question: Office 2000 setup

Having had problems with my Office 2000 program I un-installed it and now I am trying to reload it but cannot. My windows system is Millenium edition. Office seems to load, then at the end after my computer restarts I get the Message "error 1911 Could not register OWSDSC.DLL type library" When I type ignore, (nothing happens when I press re-try) various other file names come up with a simmilar message. When I try to open Office I get the message "Not a valid win 32 prog". I have tried Ms help on line elp with no results. Can any one out there help.

Answer:Office 2000 setup

click here this will give you all the files for Office 2000, you can download any that are corrupt on your system.There is probably an easier way, but until someone else, comes along with the answer, you can have a try here.The file: OWSDSC.DLL, is down near the bottom of the page. good luck. J.

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I have been trying to install microsoft office for windows XP

Error 25003. Microsoft office setup cannot continue because the installation source has been corrupted. PLZ HELP I NEED WORD FOR A GCSE ASSIGNMENT


Try installing it in safe mode. If that does not work, make a directory on your c:\ drive called office.src and copy the entire cd into that directory. Then install from that directory instead of the cd

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I am trying to setup a small office network 2 maybe 3 computers. The computers are running Win XP Pro. I have DSL for internet access. The computers all connect to the internet via a router. How can I setup a network and have file sharing safely?

What I did so far:
Ran the setup wizard on 2 computers and created the workgroup. Selected no file sharing becasue I got a message saying it was not safe and anyone online can access my files. When I try accessing the workgroup on the 2 computers, I get a message saying I am not allowed.

I have McAfee firewall installed.

Any ideas on how I can do this?

Thank you.

Answer:Setup Office Network

Well, you can't have file sharing if you're not willing to share your files!

It's true that any folders you share will be available to any other computers on YOUR network. Unless you deliberately configure it differently, the router's firewall will protect your computers from the rest of the world.

If you can prevent others from plugging an ethernet cable into your router, and if you do not have wireless, or have your wireless protected with a strong WPA passphrase, you are pretty safe from an outsider gaining access to your network.

Furthermore, you can configure the McAfee firewall to allow access from a very small range of IP addresses. And if you don't use Simple File Sharing, XP Pro gives you all kinds of ways to specify exactly who can get what kind of access to what files.

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I want to setup a security system in an office.
Where do I start!?

I need:

- camera
- motion detection and recording software
- internet connection

Ideally, I would like to login via the internet (SECURELY!) and check everything is OK.

I also want motion detection software: so that when the security is set, it starts recording and send pictures to an email address immediately.

(Also, it's important that the camera can record in teh dark as bets as possible.)

Where do I start?

I'd like to do this DIY: as I'm intrigued to learn more about how it's all done!


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I'm helping a Doctor set up a new office and need an IT expert can you suggest anyone if so please e mail me at

Mod edit: Removed email address.

Answer:Need IT to setup Dr. office northern IL.

I suggest that you remove your email address to avoid spam. As the thread starter you should automatically receive email notification of any posts.

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After entering Email & password, it says 'We encountered a problem and couldn't complete this task'.

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I was wondering if it is possible to setup a Microsoft Mail internal email system on a peer to peer workgroup using Outlook XP? All the PCs are running Windows XP Home edition.

Thanks a lot,

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I'd like to know what files in Word, Excel, and Firefox can be backed up so that I can copy them onto the new computer. I really dislike having to redo all of the settings. It's very time consuming and I get frustrated as I never remember how I set things up.

THanks in adavnce for your help.

Answer:Moving to a new computer - Office setup...

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I have several intel based 8.1 devices, all of which correctly sync using my microsoft account.
Just got a Nokia 530. This only partially sync'd common data - it did not sync email accounts - and says my microsoft account password is invalid when I attempt to set up Office 365.

Answer:Why can't I setup an Office 365 account on my Lumia 530?

Re: Why can't I setup an Office 365 account on my Lumia 530?

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I am working in a small office. I am running on a T1 am cancelling it and setting up DSL. I only have 7 computers and will not need anymore than 15. I would like to setup a network in teh office via a server. I have a server right now that is setup but it is only hooked into 2 computers. Unfortunately I do not have the password for ther server.

I spoke with a couple of people and one suggestion was to completely rebuild/reformat the server. I do not have the original CD. Another suggestion is to buy a new server. I do not have an objection to that if it is the nest solution.

The final objective is to eliminate T1, hookup DSL and network the entire office through the server. All the wiring is already setup and running through a router.

Any suggestion? If I get a new server, what do I need? Do all the computers need to be running the same OS? Can I hookup the printers to the server as well so anyone from any computer can access them?

I know it is a lot, but I always receive great input form teh members on this site. I wanted to get your insight before I hired some guy to do the job.

Thank you.

Answer:office network - server setup

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hello everyone i have about 20 computer in one room. all windows 7, i want to setup some kind of network. i have one pc also with win7 and sheared one of the partitions on the PC for everyone to see... whats the best way or any ways to shear file between all computers....

Answer:Small office network setup

Welcome to Seven Forums,

I'm assuming that there's no Windows Server (eg... Windows Server 2008/2012/SBS) in your network? What are the versions (Home, Pro or Ultimate) of these Windows 7 computers?

Will you be connecting all computers to the Internet as well? Do you have network switches? Is the setup going to be wired/wireless?

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I am going to revamp a mac based office. They have about 4 newish iMacs or MacBook Pros and they are 4 users (all 4 are designers and graphists) and they want something relatively fast.

They currently have an iomega ix-200 (1TB) and a netgear WNDR4500 and they says its quite slow.

I was thinking about revamping everything up (budget about 2000$)

Router :

Ubiquiti EdgeMAX EdgeRouter (5 port)

Switch :

HP-1810-24G v2


Synology DS412+ with 4 (WD20EFRX 2TB)

Anything else you guys would recommend ?


Answer:Faster setup for a mac based office

What are they complaining about that is slow? File transfers? Backup? Slow browsing?

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i got sever 2003 and i need to set up a network. i got win pro on 5 computers and i want to set up my sever so that i can change passwords on the sever and suspend the accounts from the sevfer can some one hlep me with that please email me @@@@@

[email protected]

Answer:office network - server setup

do you know how do set up Remote Desktop Connection please email me


[email protected]

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delete the thread

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Hey there,

1st post here, hello to everyone!

A bit about myself:
Up until 2 yrs ago, I have been working many contracted roles as IT support guy in mostly larger enterprise level companies. The past 2 yrs I have been self-employed taking on mostly large scale Vista Enterprise/Office 2007 roll-outs, as part of the Planning/Implementation/Deployment team(s).

I am now between contracts and have a new opportunity;
I have been contracted to help maintain an existing small office network for a friend.
I have been there once for about 15 minutes, don't really have any info gathered about the setup there, except for what was verbalized to me from one of the office girls. (I was told she has somewhat of an understanding of the setup there)

1 MS Business Server 2003
3 or 4 client machines. a couple laptops and and a couple desktops.
Mixed client machines; XP & Windows 7
1 networked laser printer & 1 networked scanner

Not sure of the security or firewall setup as of yet.
I am going in there this morning to do some information gathering.

Their needs up to this point:
Remote access for the CFO (we have a laptop that the previous CFO used to remote into that can be used) • Remote access for myself on my mac
• Give Braeden access to the network & ability to scan
• Darlene’s issues:
cannot scan
cannot d/l pics from camera
allow access to simply
• Look at why space on the Y drive is running out
• Ensure Simply is on the server/running efficient... Read more

Answer:Small office IT support setup

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Hey all,

So my office is going from digital phones to VoIP due to some changes in our ISP subscription. We've gotten quotes from two companies, both in the $20k+ range for a 17-line system. I recognize there are cheaper ways to do this, but that's not my instructions here. My instructions are merely to evaluate if it is possible and/or cheaper to install the same components ourselves (ignoring whether or not the third-party will support if we do that).

We've currently got a Linksys EA4500 (or something like that) and a 24-port 10/100 switch feeding the data network. The digital phones are wired on a separate block with RJ11. The plan would be to do an Avaya IP Office setup (IP500 v2 controller with a combo card) and a 24-port POE gig switch to run data and voice.

What I'm less certain about, having not set up a VoIP system before, is the layout of the cabling. Please let me know if I'm thinking of this right

ISP -> Modem -> Router -> VoIP -> Switch -> POE phones
That would put the router to be the DHCP server and then the VoIP into the switch

ISP -> Modem -> Router -> Switch -> VoIP ||| Switch -> POE phones
This would go from the Router to the Switch, just in case there's some weird routing that would occur in the VoIP controller that might make the switch angry

I'm really not sure if either of these options really make a difference, but I figured I'd check. Both sale... Read more

Answer:Small Office VoIP Setup

Doubtful the 3rd party is going to support virtually anything if you try to end run around some of the equipment in the proposal and cut his fees. He'll blame every problem on your part of the process.

So it boils down to either go fully supported, or roll your own with asterisk/freeswitch/cisco/lync/hosted ip pbx.

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I'm running out of space on my harddrive (only 1.3 GB left) and the Office Setup Files show to take up a LOT of space when I pull up my disk cleaner. What happens if I delete those setup files? Will my Office suite quit running?

I think deleting the setup files will allow enough space for my defragger to run also--which I'm hoping will speed up my super slow computer...I'd put more space on there, but I'm not sure how to re-allocate space from my Mac Partition to that one, so if someone knows how to do that, that would be pretty cool too.


P.S. Can someone tell me exactly how much space Windows itself takes up?? And the Office Professional Edition suite?

Answer:Can I delete the Office Setup Files?

A bit handy if you leave it there but I believe it is safe deleting them.
Only when you need to install optional components of MS Office later on, you will be prompted for the disks. If you have the MS Office disks , then you should face no problem.

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Thanks guys hope you can help me sort out which way to proceed. I have network accessible equipment in 2 rooms. My main concern is network performance is not impeded for PC 1 and the phone will be able to drop back to a normal phone line if the internet goes down. Question being which room to place the switch vs the modem/router.

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Have been running office small business edition 2003 and wanted to update to 2007. Downloaded trial version of Office 2007 but it crashed before it finished setting up. So I bought the Office Professional 2007 CD's but it crashes upon setup. Can you help?

Here is text from error log.

PERF: TickCount=3095031 Name=Job::DoCacheWork Description=Begin function
OSE is detected as a registered service. Service binary is reported at location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Source Engine\OSE.EXE
OSE service binary is detected at location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Source Engine\OSE.EXE
Cannot start local OSE service. Error code: 0x8007041d
Error: Unable to select Source Engine process to start, see debug level logs for detail Type: UnexpectedError.
Error: Unable to select Source Engine process to start, see debug level logs for detail Type: UnexpectedError.
Error: Unable to select Source Engine process to start, see debug level logs for detail Type: UnexpectedError.
Catalyst execution finished: 09/06/2009 11:33:48. Return code: 30088. Exception caught: UnexpectedError.
PERF: TickCount=3101125 Name=RunSetup Description=End function


Answer:Cannot Setup Office 2007 Professional

Couple of questions to ask
1. Are you installing as Administrator or an account that has admin rights?
2. Have you uninstalled Office 2003 or are you just doing an upgrade?
3. Do you have antivirus installed (yeah dumb question I guess) If so, have you disabled it before attempting to install?

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I'm so happy today coz my company have new office setup! And, I'm glad that this time we chose a great company which is Fuji Xerox. Great and Right! I'm sure this must benifit my work.LOL

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I have tried to set up Office 2003 but it hasn't made the email my default and it hasn't imported my data from outlook express. Also, I keep getting messages saying macros' are disabled. I have uninstalled it and reinstalled it but it still doesn't prompt me to make the above changes. In short - it seems to be in a mess!! Can anyone help me put it right - I am not a computer expert as you may have guessed! thanks

Answer:Office 2003 setup problems my default
Tools-Internet Options, Programs tab. That's where you set your default email program, believe it or not.

...import from OE
Sorry. I dunno.

...macros are disabled
What program is saying that?

Stop uninstalling/reinstalling now. We'll get you there.

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I have been attempting to install Microsoft Office XP w/Frontpage on windows 98 OS. My previous version of office is Office Standard 2000. When I attempt to run the setup program, the following error occurs.

Error 25506. Microsoft Office requiresupdated system files not detected on your computer.You must install the system files update prior to installing Office.

C:\windows\system\ASYCFILT.dll is version 2.40.4275.1 when we require 2.40.4277.1

I have installed system files update from the disk (assuming this is what they refer to) and the same error occurs. Am I doing something wrong? Where can I find this file version or solve this problem?

Thanks for anyone who can provide any help.

Answer:Office XP w/ Frontpage setup issue

Have you followed this process?;EN-US;301064

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does anyone know if this can be done with a single 2400 by ATI

i googled but came up short....

Answer:office setup: 3 monitors + ATI 2400?

Well, you could do it with a 780G (and up) chipset for sure. I think a 760G too, but not sure...

Hybrid Crossfire supports up to 4 monitors.

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When setting up office 2000, all the options for "next" / "cancel" etc buttons are greyed out, also when Office is installed, all toolbars are greyed, anyone help solve this, Windows 98, Office 2000 Premium...

Answer:Office 2000 setup probs

further tested with version of Office XP and all setup options are still greyed-out, appears to be any MS application that has this problem...any help in resolving this, thanks in advance...

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I get the following erroe when setting up Office 2010

Error 1013. Setup cannot acess the folder C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\EQUATION. Verify that the folder exists in your system and that you have sufficient permissions to update it.

When I open the EQUATION folder I can't change the security.

Thanks for any and all help.

Answer:Error during Office 2010 setup

Any problem with permissions can usually be handled with the hidden administrator.
Administrator Account

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Microsoft Office 97 Setup
Htmlmarq.ocx was unable to register itself in the system registry.

I'm receiving the above error while installing MS Office 97 on my system and ultimately the message that Ms Office 97 did not install successfully.

I'm unable to use it.

Please help me to install it and also help me to sort out the error that why this "unable to register" occurs while installing some other softwares also and how to resolve it?

Answer:Microsoft Office 97 Setup Error!

You may want to look at Microsofts KB to see if O97 is supported by XP Home Ed.

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Hi All,

Recently, I have been appointed by my boss to set up a server and networking in my office. Here's the scenario for which I need your help. This is going to be long term project for me since we are on a limited funding.

I already have 5 computers (4 dual core desktops and 1 core i7 with win 7) and I need to setup a server for mainly:
1. Store lots of office files, videos
2. Share internet (will also be installing a VSAT) ( and will NOT we be hosting our website on this server)
3. Share printing
4. Run a Human Resource Management database on the server
So, what type of server setup do I need to do all these?
I was thinking of linux OS since I use it but then would hamper the other staff's performance. Since ou r ofice desktops already have an operating system, I think it would be cost effective & secure to go for a linux server right? I was thinking I'd go with a ubuntu server edition LTS. Our country's e-governance policy also encourages the use of Open Source Software.
I have experience in networking few desktops but never actually worked with a server, but I'm always enthusiastic about learning. Plus, I have learned all I know bout computers by trying and no formal training.

All your help and tips would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks in advance!

Answer:Small Office Server Setup Help

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Hi everyone,
Hopefully here I can get some advice on what to do.

My friend has a law firm in a very small office. At any given time there are not more than 4 employees using computers. The office has 5 computers in total I believe, and a server computer.

The server is VERY old and is running some old version of windows server edition. The office is not using a domain.

The computer do not need to access each other, only the server, where all the files for cases are stored.

I am thinking I can simply replace the server computer with a new one and use a regular version of windows and a simple workgroup for this office. Would this be ok?

If I were to do this, would windows XP pro be sufficient for the server, or windows 7?

The client computers will all be using either XP pro or windows 7.

I've also read about the possibility of a linux server. This is fine with me as long as it is very easy to set up, and all the windows computer will be able to access it without a problem. The server is used for nothing but storage of case files which must be accessible by all computers. It is not used for printing or anything else.

Although computer don't need to share files with other computers, they should be able to print from printers attached to other printers.

There is also a BizHub600, and it would be nice to be able to scan documents from that ,directly to computers around the office.

I want to avoid setting up windows server edition because it is very costly. If XP... Read more

Answer:help! networking setup for a small office

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Hi , I would like to remote my office pc from home, i have a soft but its says i can use it in same network for that i have to network betweet my home laptop and office pc, ive wndows vista in my laptop and windows xp in office pc, could you help me to do networking betweet 2 pc in different network n different ip plz

thanking you

Answer:Setup network between home and office PCs

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The system DLL user32.dll was relocated in memory. The application will not run properly. The relocation occurred because the DLL C:\Windows\system32\SHELL32.DLL occupied an address range for Windows system DLLs. The vendor supplying the DLL should be contacted for a new DLL.P.S.Need help by tomorrow. Need to install Office for assignment.

Answer:Office Setup Says system DLL relocated!

Based off what I've read in the below link to a Microsoft KB that seems to relate to your issue I'd suggest the below suggestions.Make sure you have all Microsoft updates on the computer - Visit BricoPack Vista Inspirat (through add/remove programs) if presentUninstall any themes/transformation pack, crystalxp, etc.Microsoft KB link:

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I made a topic quite a long time ago, with little response from this community.. I've decided to download desktop recording software and take a video clip of the error..

I've tried downloading recommended updates from Windows, I've tried repairing the installation, I've tried reinstalling Office 2007, I've tried repairing the program internally, I've tried many other solutions, with no progression.

Any help towards a solution would be greatly appreciated.


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I can't help you with your question... but I can say that the Win10 mail app is dreadful. If you've ever used a real email client like Thunderbird or Outlook... Win10's email app is like going back to 4th grade after being in college. OK, admittedly bad analogy. I had to abandon Windows Mail 2012 because MS made some changes to it's mail system. They finally took place over the weekend... at least for me, they've talked about this happening during the summer. I simply could not stand that app, and just installed Thunderbird yesterday.

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I can't help you with your question... but I can say that the Win10 mail app is dreadful. If you've ever used a real email client like Thunderbird or Outlook... Win10's email app is like going back to 4th grade after being in college. OK, admittedly bad analogy. I had to abandon Windows Mail 2012 because MS made some changes to it's mail system. They finally took place over the weekend... at least for me, they've talked about this happening during the summer. I simply could not stand that app, and just installed Thunderbird yesterday.

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