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check in your all programs and see if you have in the list..PC HELP AND TOOLS...look for SYSTEM RECOVERY

just remember it you have that feature your going to be doing a full recovery back to the time your computer was bought ...and you will have to do a complete update when your done recovering
on the other hand your planning to reformat so you just want your documents you have in word
those documents will be there you should be able to retrieve them its kinda like renewing your excel program only you went backwards in time to get a second chance
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so what about music and other files like norton and spyware detector
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If they are the only two updates which won't install, turn automatic updates off

If they only show when you try to run those programmes, don't run those Office programmes
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other files are ok do you have system recovery notons ok office ok
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i have system recovery i did it
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everthing will be there
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ok first let me try to turn auto updates off first, how would i go about doin that

Edited by unearth203, 01 September 2006 - 02:51 AM.

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Click start, control panel, security centre, click automatic updates at the bottom, put the dot in turn off, click apply
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can you get to your files
are you able to open word
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ok i did it, yeah i can access word but cant use it without the cd key, so i use the word processor
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This has a lot going for it if you need an Office Suite

OpenOffice.org is an open-source, multiplatform and multilingual office suite comparable with MS Office.
It is compatible with all other major office suites and is free to download, use, and distribute. It was previously known as StarOffice before it became an open-source project.

OpenOffice comes with OpenWriter - a word processor, OpenCalc - a spreadsheet and OpenImpress - a presentational package.

The first office suite to use the new OASIS OpenDocument format, the future-proof international standard for office software

Easy to install, with a whole new look and feel, matched to the type of computer in use
More intuitive, more easy to use than ever, with a host of new usability features
Complete with Base: an easy-to-use database manager with a fully integrated database
Compatible with other software packages - now understands even obscure and rarely used features in major competitors.

You may download OpenOffice.org Version 2 completely free of any licence fees, use it for any purpose - private, educational, government and public administration, commercial - and pass on copies free of charge to family, friends, students, employees, etc.

The version offered for download here is the Windows version. Versions for other platforms are available from OpenOffice.org.

http://www.filehippo...oad_openoffice/
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this is just a alternative for office? so i can uninstall office?
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It is compatible with Office

If Office keeps asking for the product key then it isn't much use, however if you have enough room on the hard drive, it can stay there, just don't click on anything which starts it

If you are in education, college, you could check with them because a lot of colleges get Office licenses for a lot less than you would pay for it, even if you get the student edition
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ok i got it but what am i supposed to do with it
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This explains it

http://user-faq.openoffice.org/

Writer is the Word processor
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