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cdcahall

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I have W XP (OEM), that came with a 3mths trial of office 2003. At the end of the free trial, I did not opt to purchase it, & un installed it from my PC.

I lost all of OE 6 except for the news function, did a system restore, & OE worked again. Of course since my trial period expired, office no longer worked, & I lost my spellcheck, which I have been told is tied into office, but when sending mail I get a pop up that says, "window installer, preparing to install. It stays on screen for about 30 seconds, then I can proceed normally.

Is there any way I can stop this pop up? I now have a stand alone spell check that pops up after the "installer" message is gone.

I have unchecked "always check spelling", & the installer does not pop up, but neither does my stand alone spell check.

Thanks
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starjax

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you will need the windows installer cleanup utility. http://support.micro...kb;en-us;290301

just install it, launch, and select microsoft office. click remove. this will prevent the installer window from occuring.

as to the other issues you said you had, are you running windows xp sp2?. If you are not I highly recomend it.
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