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Click here it's easy and free. just not yet :-) Dungeon wrote re: How to get rid of the installer / configuration dialog when running Office 2007 and Office 2003 on the same system - for Vista alan said: rename setup.exe to .old in this folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\OFFICE12\Office Setup Controller and try again. I then tried uninstalling it and it went without a hitch. this contact form

It's still here. So I deleted it *Grin*. Logged Celofan Guest Re: MS Office 2003 tries to reinstall all by its o « Reply #4 on: March 10, 2007, 10:57:43 PM » @soybeanThanks for the reply and the link. Hope someone can solve this Office problem, I tried so man theat that didn't work. this contact form

Case closed! It sort of did but then a new problem arose where it complained on some other file. Why hasn't microsoft made a fix yet?

As for the downloads they are all Microsoft security patches with the gross and those known to cause problems weeded out. I followed the directions below. I then have no other choice really than to click "abort" and then it tells me "Error 1706" Google helped me to "http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297834" but that doesnt really help me at all. I just dread reinstalling this crap because theres Allways something you forget to back-up to save for later, and all the frikken updates and what now...

Then I kind of lost it. David, I tried it and it didn't work. May 13, 2010 Unable to install office 2003 Jul 10, 2007 Outlook 2003 keeps trying to run startup Wizard May 1, 2006 Outlook keeps trying to install Aug 26, 2008 Microsoft http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r12932609-Office-2003-Pro-keeps-trying-to-reinstall-itself Thanks.

Try replacing the word "word" in the reg line with "PowerPoint" (without the quotes). After that office 2003 kept trying to reinstall itself after relogin or reboot. I cant find any traces of the registry-keys in any file anywhere that error messages left in the system log regarding the installer states. "Detection of product {90110409-6000-11D3-8CFE-0050048383C9} feature 'ProductNonBootFiles' failed Alan wrote re: How to get rid of the installer / configuration dialog when running Office 2007 and Office 2003 on the same system - for Vista and other versions of

Seems to work fine. I am not sure if the thread allows a link but this should work easily. That didnt solve it really, so I searched for more places and came across a file called software.rrr in the c:/winnt/system32/config folder (does anyone know what that file does?). Feels rough after installing such an expensive load of MS office and OS software.

Why didn't I try to fix it earlier???? http://gamesversion.com/office-2003/office-2007-files-opening-in-office-2003.php i need to get rid of these bloody boxes, i do not need to configure office everytime i load it. However if you look at Fleming's reference to support.microsoft.com/.../265194 and modify the registry using the options mentioned in the article with one change. Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases

Similar Topics Microsoft Office Professional 2003 keeps trying to install Jan 5, 2009 I can't install office 2003 standard edition on my computer Aug 12, 2005 Windows 2003 keeps trying to But when I reinstalled "Registry Mechanic" which I had before, the damn 2003 M.O.S. 2003 started up again tryng to install itself. Constantly cycling the installer. navigate here Does anyone have any other suggestions?

thanks David Ritesh wrote re: How to get rid of the installer / configuration dialog when running Office 2007 and Office 2003 on the same system - for Vista and other Each time visio 2003 will still register itself, and so will visio 2007 of course. When my reinstall box pops up it states something about this when it trys to reinstall so I thought I would throw it out there to you.

Quote: Originally Posted by Tirnanog I was looking at 'services settings’ today and found this 'Office Source Engine' it was 'implemented starting with Microsoft Office 2003 to provide support for installing,

anyhow; Somehow windows "knows" there should be an office professional 2003 program and something tells it to install it. I had the exact problem w/ 2K7 and 2K3 coexisting. Logged " Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined. " Celofan Guest Re: MS Office 2003 tries to reinstall all by its o « Reply bob wrote re: How to get rid of the installer / configuration dialog when running Office 2007 and Office 2003 on the same system - for Vista and other versions of

I dont know what's going on /edit. This is being investigated and a fix is expected... anyhow, in that folder there was a whole package concerning the installation of office-2003. his comment is here B.

ByCue Club 2 · 7 replies Jul 31, 2005 Does anyone know how to stop the "Microsoft Office Standard Edition 2003" from trying to install itself on my computor? I would even ditch Office but I really do need it for too many things. thanx again. 04-11-2008, 12:21 PM #8 Old Rich AdministratorMicrosoft MVPTeam Manager - Networking - Microsoft Support - Hardware Join Date: May 2007 Location: Houston, Texas Posts: 53,750