1. Join Date : Nov 2014
    Ohio
    Posts : 244
    Windows 10
       5 Days Ago #1

    Word 2007 configuration


    My OS is Windows 10 and my computer is an HP Lap Top series 15. I have MS Office2007 installed and all of a sudden when I open Word it wants to go through a reconfiguration process which takes about 45 seconds. It will do it every time. To try to repair I put in the Office CD and chose the Repair option. It didn't help. It only does it with Word.
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  2. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 291
    Win10
       5 Days Ago #2

    Did you recently uninstall another MS program? If so a registry entry might have been damaged. I found lots of references to this happening with a quick Google search. Have a look at this and see if it helps. Word 2007 launches every time - Microsoft Community
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  3. Join Date : Nov 2014
    Ohio
    Posts : 244
    Windows 10
       5 Days Ago #3

    SoFine409 said: View Post
    Did you recently uninstall another MS program? If so a registry entry might have been damaged. I found lots of references to this happening with a quick Google search. Have a look at this and see if it helps. Word 2007 launches every time - Microsoft Community
    Thanks for your reply. Actually I just bought this computer 2 days ago and I installed Office. I did check out the information on that link that you gave me but I am a little confused about something on it. (that's not unusual for me) It has to do with the line,"
    reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Word\Options /v NoReReg /t REG_DWORD /d 1"

    I've worked with the registry before but there is apparently something that I don't know. I went to regedit and and got as far as the word,"Options" but I did not find the reminder starting with/v NoReReg. Is there something that I am not understanding? Thank you--Frank
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  4. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 291
    Win10
       5 Days Ago #4

    Frank1 said: View Post
    Thanks for your reply. Actually I just bought this computer 2 days ago and I installed Office. I did check out the information on that link that you gave me but I am a little confused about something on it. (that's not unusual for me) It has to do with the line,"
    reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Word\Options /v NoReReg /t REG_DWORD /d 1"

    I've worked with the registry before but there is apparently something that I don't know. I went to regedit and and got as far as the word,"Options" but I did not find the reminder starting with/v NoReReg. Is there something that I am not understanding? Thank you--Frank
    I went back to the post and I think what they want you to do is to add the key with the "reg add" command in the run window. However unless you are confortable doing that, and of course making a back up, you might want to disregard the advice.
    You could try uninstalling office, restarting and then reinstalling it again. That might help. As long as you have the software key it couldn't hurt.
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  5. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 738
    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)
       4 Days Ago #5

    Hi:

    AFAIK, MS support for Office 2007 ended quite a long while ago?
    But I guess there are still folks running it OK under Win10?

    After you installed it, did you ACTIVATE it and UPDATE with (at least) all the critical and important security patches and Service Packs?

    Another thought: If cost is an issue upgrading to a more current, supported version of MS Office that might be more compatible with Win10, there are several free, open-source alternatives.

    MM
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  6. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 738
    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)
       4 Days Ago #6

    Afterthought:

    If you are going to stay with Office 2007, perhaps download the full installer "fresh" from MS, rather than using an old CD that probably lacks the Service Packs, etc.
    You'll need your key to activate it, but the downloads are here:
    Download Office 2007 | Word, Excel PowerPoint 2007
    (They're going to try to sell you Office 365, but if you scroll down to the bottom of the page, there are download links for 2007.)

    MM
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  7. Join Date : Nov 2014
    Ohio
    Posts : 244
    Windows 10
       4 Days Ago #7

    I got it to work by un-installing and then re-install Office. It's strange but I did that before and it didn't solve the problem but it did this time. As they say, "all's well that ends well." Thanks for your feed back.
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  8. Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 291
    Win10
       4 Days Ago #8

    Frank1 said: View Post
    I got it to work by un-installing and then re-install Office. It's strange but I did that before and it didn't solve the problem but it did this time. As they say, "all's well that ends well." Thanks for your feed back.
    Glad you got it sorted out. It's possible that your AV caused problems with the earlier install. Sometimes that happens. Please mark thread as solved to help others who might have a similar issue.
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