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Help!! Cleaned Up Computer And Can Not Open Microsoft Word, Excel Power Point Ect.

Q: Help!! Cleaned Up Computer And Can Not Open Microsoft Word, Excel Power Point Ect.

Please help! cleaned up computer and ereased a lot of things that I didn't know what it was. I know bad. but, now when I go to open up microsoft word it is telling me to put in my cd in cd-rom and I do not have it because somebody installed it on the computer. I went into crogram files\microsoft office\office 10\1033\setup.hlp, and it was just telling me to put in the cd. Pleas help husband trying to use for work. Thank you

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A:Word/Power Point/Excel 2007 Programme hangs when I try to save or open!

You could try opening up word, select help and look for a detect and repair option. Give that a try and see if it solves your problem.
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Every time I try and find those Microsoft products, I keep getting prompted to purchase Office, so I decided to just go for Apache Open Office...

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A:Word, Power Point, Excel.... questions

You cannot get Microsoft Office programs free (unless sponsored by another business, etc). Only Open Office is free.

You can, however, pay a monthly subscription for Microsoft Office 365 that gives you access to all those Microsoft Office programs on a monthly basis.
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What version of Word & Excel?
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When I had Office installed I only used it for the Word Program and to open Power Point programs.

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A:Does 'Open Office' have a program to open Power Point presentations?

This might answer your question better.

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A:Microsoft Power Point

Sounds most likely that you are trying to open a file that has been compressed in order to send it to you. First, check the 'properties' of the file, if it ends in .zip or .rar, then it needs to be 'uncompressed' first, then Powerpoint can open it.

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Does anyone know how to fix this?
I changed default program for .pps to IE already.

Thank you in advance,


A:Power Point on Excel Sheet

Never mind. I found an answer on MSKB.

Had to change the registry value from "a" to "0".

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I think you need to Paste/Link rather than just paste.
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A:Pasting Excel graphics to Power Point

Hi, Bill.

Have you considered using MS Graph right inside PPT instead?
Consider taking the data from Excel, then Insert-MS Graph in PPT, and paste the data...

I don't know if the resolution will be helped or not. Also, are you sure you're not potentially VIEWING the files in a lesser version? 97 and 2000/2002 don't have the same colors. So, if you picked a purple in 2002 and view it on a 97 machine, it might change its color entirely.

Also, see if the information here helps. It's way over my head:
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Try downloading Openoffice -

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A:Microsoft Power Point Reader

You could go to Control Panel, Default Programs, Associate a file type or protocol with a program. Scroll down to pps and make sure it's assosciated with Microsoft Office Power Point and the current Default is Microsoft Office PowerPoint. If not go to top right and click on Change program and select where power point is installed.

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A:Getting Power Point to Open

WMSSSET32.DLL is a key component of the Windows Messaging Subsystem (Needed for the advanced MAPI features in office97) Basically it allows you to directly send a document, spreadsheet, or presentation through outlook or exchange32 by clicking File/ Send To/ Mail recipient.

If the error is a 797 error code, Try downloading Eraser97 from
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A:Cannot open a pps file using power point

Welcome rohit111 to the windows 7 forums.

One problem that I see is that the file does contain a bad guy or it was made with another version of Power Point
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If the file does contain a virus/trojan, then your AV is most likely doing it's job.
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Downloaded and installed from the recommended site.

Download details: PowerPoint Viewer 2007

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A:Microsoft Power Point Viewer 2007 (MSPPV)

this problem comes with one of the power point viewer 2007 update.
solution will be
to manually select not to install that update.
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Download details: PowerPoint Viewer
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A:How to get Excel and Word documents to open without the Open,Save,SaveAs box opening

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Click Start => My Computer => Tools => Folder Options => Click on File Types tab => In the file types list => click Excel => click Advanced => UNcheck clear the Browse in same window check box (or click to clear the Open Web documents in place check box) => Click OK
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A:Cannot Open Microsoft Works Files in Microsoft Word 2013
Reboot after any changes you make.
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A:Microsoft Office-Word and Excel

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looks like you registry program may have deleted the links to some of your programs
did you make a backup of your registry at all -

try not to reboot - as I think win98 should back up the registry on each boot - but it only keeps a few copies - 5 I think

i know other members here are far more expert at this then I - so hopefully they will answer

but an answer to
did you make a backup of your registry at allClick to expand...

would be useful

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System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP

To run the sample, you will need the following software installed on your computer:

Microsoft Windows® XP or Microsoft Windows 2000 and related service packs (SPs)
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I have a new pentium 4 computer running xp pro corporate with sp1a and microsoft office xp pro. Everything has been going fine until a couple of days ago when word and excel files opened within a second. Now however word or excel takes 10 seconds to open with the file another 3 seconds. (via my documents)

If I open word or excel via the task bar they both open in a split second and when I open the file it also opens within a split second.

I have closed down my firewall, zone alarm, my anti virus, vet ran a scan with Ad-aware, Spybot and Pestpatrol and cannot fix the problem.

Another strange thing that has happened as well is that if I try and do a system restore it locks up half way thru the process.

I hope someone can help me solve these problems.

A:Solved: word and excel very slow to open

For everyones info, I have solved the problem. I downloaded and installed System mechanic and did a registry optimizer and found that I had one invalid shared dll. System mechanic did a repair and all is now working again.
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I don't know what happened. I can't open any Word / Excel file on my PC. I get the message "Unable to Read File".

Moreover, my Norton anti-virus is gone from my menu bar. I can't run it at all.

What must I do?

Thank you.

A:Solved: Help - Cannot Open Word & Excel Files!

What operating system? What version of Office? Did you do anything recently - any new programs installed/removed?
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i am running win xp pro i have office pro installed with all the Excel files and wont word open latest updates The problem comes when i try to Excel and word wont open files open a word or excel file from my desktop or even one of my other drives Meaning just being able to double-click on the document and having it open When i do this the folder that the document is in wont respond Then the folder freezes and i must use task manager to close the folder Keep in mind that i DONT receive any error messages when double clicking the the file i can however go into start gt programs gt microsoft office gt word or excel and open the program there then open the document but i shouldnt have to do this i have tried to run the repair to no avail i have uninstalled and then reinstalled office with no luck Norton windoc found problems missing files with my net framework so i uninstalled and then reinstalled that That fixed the net missing files but not my office problem Help me please cuz this has a tendency to be very frustrating Tendency meaning every time i try to use the program nbsp

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I've done extensive searching on Google, but am unable to find a solution to my problem anywhere.

The problem is that when I try to click on a hyperlink in Word and Excel, it fails, saying that "no program is registered to open this file".

This is Office 2010 running on Windows 7. Does anyone here happen to know how to resolve this issue?

A:Unable to open hyperlinks in Word and Excel

This MS website may help you.

Error message when clicking hyperlink in Office: "Cannot locate the Internet server or proxy server"
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Office 2003 on XP.

If I double-click a .doc or .xls file, I get a brief "Preparing to Install" window that goes away in a second or so. The app then opens to an empty screen. If I then click File/Open, I can drill down to my file and open it that way.

Anyone else have this problem? What did you do to fix it?

Thanks in advance!

A:Word and Excel won't open files directly

This is a long shot, but you may have to associate the files with the program they were meant for. On eway to do this is to open my computer, not any office program. Find the file (files) you want, right click and choose "Open With" and pick the correct program in the list.

In the future your files should open with the right program without any additional efftort.

Let me know if this works.
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Great Forum. Wonderful, knowledgeable folks.

Had to re-format HD, and seems to be working now.
But for how much longer, who knows.

On the old setup, I had MS WORD and Excel.
Many existing files of both.

I only have, if I remember right, 2 or 3 downloads allowable/available from the
Student Edition of them that I purchased a while ago.

So, I don't want to use up what is left on my present PC, as I have real doubts about it lasting much longer.

I heard about Open Office, and that it is free, and "completely" compatible with the MS equivalents. True ? Or,... ?

Is this what I want ?
Are there "better" free ones tghat would work very well with my existing WORD and Excel stuff ?
If so, suggestions would be most appreciated.


A:Open Office, And MS WORD/EXCEL Questions

Both Open office and Libre Office can open most Word/Excel documents provided they don't use any incompatible features. They will not open any encrypted documents however. It is also possible to save documents in .doc and .docx format though how compatible the .docx format is I am not sure.

Home ? LibreOffice - The Free and Open Productivity Suite

There is also Kingsoft which looks like Office 2003 and can read but not write the later Office file types. There are free versions of this.

Downloading Office Software suite, --- Kingsoft Office software download
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When I click on the name of Word document in a folder to open it, it hangs and then says "Not responding". (This just started happening.) I have the same problem with files in Excel and html (where I use Firefox).

However, I can open files fine if I go to Word and use File, Open.

For some reason, I can still use a folder to open PowerPoint and Adobe files.

I have Windows XP and use Office 2007.

I regularly scan my computer for viruses (with Norton) and for spyware (with SpySweeper) and haven't found any problems.

Does anyone know how to fix this?


A:Word/Excel documents won't open from folder

Hey Ray,

I had a similar problem which was probably different than yours, but here it is for your info. I couldn't access EXCEL or WORD. I would get a lock up and eventually a "can't open excel' message. The short of it was my NORTON had gotten corrupted and because it was set to scan those documents upon opening, it cause them to halt.

Maybe that tidbit will lead you somewhere. Good luck.

- Castleheart