Then try Control Panel->Add/Remove Programs->Microsoft
Milly Staples [MVP - Outlook]
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After furious head scratching, Daniel asked:
| Using Help\Detect and Repair might be a good solution if I could
| access the program. That's the problem.
| It's pretty freaking ridiculous that I have to get out my
| installation CDs to repair a problem that was created by a WINDOWS
| update download. (...pardon my frustration)
| "Peter Foldes" wrote:
|| Have you tried Help\Detect and Repair in Excel and or Publisher. You
|| will need your Office installation CD's to have the latter work
|| Please Reply to Newsgroup for the benefit of others
|| Requests for assistance by email can not and will not be
|| "PA Bear [MS MVP]" <PABearMVP@gmail.com> wrote in message
||| [Forwarded to Office Update newsgroup via crosspost]
||| Daniel wrote:
|||| I installed several Vista Updates (for the month of October)
|||| yesterday and now I'm unable to open and use programs from Office
|||| I receive an error message that "Microsoft Excel has not been
|||| installed for
|||| the current user. Please run setup to install the application." I
|||| get similar error message if I try to open Publisher or Access.
|||| A warning message appears with opening Word that "the function you
|||| are attempting to run contains macros or content that requires
|||| macro language report..." I am able to remove this warning with
|||| repeatedly clicking OK. But
|||| this is annoying.
|||| No messages with PowerPoint, or Outlook. No apparent conflicts
|||| with these programs.