Microsoft Office xxxx has not been installed for the current user. Please run setup to install the application

Problem:

Client is attempting to launch an Microsoft Office application and are returned the error: “Microsoft Office xxxx has not been installed for the current user. Please run setup to install the application

Cause:

Corruption of the Opa12.dat or the MSO.DLL file.

Solution:

Navigate to: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\OFFICE\DATA; verify that the “Everyone” group has full access to the Opa12.dat file. If the permissions are correct delete the file and restart the Office product. A repair of the Office suite may also be neccessary.

or,

Navigate to: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\OFFICE12; look for the file titled MSO.DLL. Delete the MSO.DLL file and then perform a repair of the Office Suite installation.

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Posted under: Office 2007

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