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Can't install MS Office 2003

Hi folks,

I'm having issues trying to install MS Office 2003. As it starts to install, I get an error message saying;

Runtime Error!
Program: C:\WINDOWS\system32\msiexec.exe
This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual way. Please contact the application's support team for more information.

I've tried surfing the net to find a solution but I can't seem to find anything that works. If anyone has any ideas, I'd much appreciate you input.

I'm using Windows XP Home SP2 with all updates installed. 3.0ghz P4, 1 gig RAM, 120 gig HD space left.

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Nope

In reply to: Any Office Trial version installed?

Afraid not, I used to have a very old version of MS Office installed but removed that... I've checked my registry and there's no trace of it left so far as I can tell.

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Tell me 2 things.

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1. The color of the CD and lables on the Office CD. Let's hope it's not some CDR.

2. What you do about spyware.

Bob

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2 Things for you

In reply to: Tell me 2 things.

The CD is gold with holographic labels on it. It's a genuine version of MS Office. I know it works as it has been installed on two other PC's with no problems. So far as I know, you are permitted to install it on up to 3 PCs.

As for Spyware, I use Lavasoft Ad-Aware and Ewido Antispyware.

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Then this article.

In reply to: 2 Things for you

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