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I saw a similar problem in the listed threads but my problem seems to be more acute.
I have a problem when I open an excel file or Microsoft Excel. (I do not have this problem with other MS Office applications.)
I get a screen with the following message-

Preparing to instal...

Microsoft Office XP Professional with FrontPage
Please wait while Wndows configures Microsoft Office XP Professional with FrontPage
Gathering required information..

Then a second screen with the following message appears:
Microsoft Office XP Professional with FrontPage
The feature you are trying to use is on a CD-ROM or other removable Disk that is not available.
Insert 'Microsoft Office XP Professional with FrontPage'disk and click OK.

When I cancel this message, a third screen with the following message appears:
Microsoft Office XP Professional with FrontPage
Error 1706. The setup cannot find the required files. Check your connection to the network, or CD-ROM Drive.
For other potential solutions to this problem, see C;\Program

Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\10033\SETUP.HLP.
OK

When I Ok it, a fourth screen with a message appears:
[File Name] or [Problem with Shortcut]
[File Name]
Fatal Error during installation

Can you please advise me, what problem this is and how do I solve it?
I tried to get a solution elsewhere also but the suggested solution, to contact MS Office website, did not work.
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Quickest fix is to give it what it's asking for - the Office CD. How did you install Office in the first place?
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This is caused by Office 2007 service pack1.
It effects Office 2002 (XP) and Office 2003.
You can not uninstall the SP, you can try a restore point, but you basicly need to reinstall your Office software.
(You will get the download for Office 2007 SP1 even if you do not have Office 2007.)
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