Re: Error 1706 when viewing maps ...
"Gaver" <Gaver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:AB25FB3A-7283-4DF5-B099-BBAA54ECD56E@microsoft.com...
> My installation of MSIE 8.0 is attempting to install a component from the
> MSOffice CD when ever I click on a map icon in Google and go to a page with
> one of their larger maps with points of interest icons on it.
Details? What is the relevance of your Subject?
E:\>net helpmsg 1706
The endpoint format is invalid.
Sounds like there's a filetype being referenced which Office thinks it
should control but for which you have not yet installed its support?
> I've tried searching for a fix - but have not located one.
> I'm also unable to locate the MSOffice 2000 cd so it can complete the
> installation of whatever it is searching for...
> Any suggestions short of uninstalling MSOffice or rolling back 8 to 7?
If you can't figure out what the symptoms that you are seeing
(but aren't disclosing to us) are really telling you, you could
try running ProcMon to supplement whatever diagnostics
your are getting (and in turn make those diagnostics more
evident by giving them more context.)
> Gaver Powers