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Error 1706

Does anyone have a sure fire simple fix for error 1706? Error 1706 in this instance is tied to Windows Installer and Office 2003 the OS is Windows XP. Frankly this one has me sort of stumped, feedback appreaciated.

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Might be a clue here
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Error 1706

Thanks for the speedy reply Mark, have already been there, done that to no avail. Part of the problem is the individual doesn't have the Office disk, nor the OS disk for Windows so I will have to come up with some old software which hopefully I have around here somewhere. The other option is to do some tweaking in the registry, hmmm, back to the drawing board. Again, thanks for the speedy reply.

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Without the disk options are limited

What about OpenOffice?

Mark

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Open Office

Yes Mark, that is another option in this situation and what I will likely wind up doing once I can get this MS glitch resolved, thanks again that is a great suggestion.

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ERROR 1706 ETC.

Mark: I FOUND the Office CD ran the update (from CD) at that point I was able to uninstall the Office 2003, from control panel and all works just hunky dory, thanks for your efforts and concern.

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(NT) That's great, and thanks for reporting back.

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