Everytime Office 2003 starts Windows Installer pops up

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    I recently had to format my hard drive and reinstall everything including Office 2000 (9.0.2720). When reinstalling office 2000, the process started by saying it could not find a version of Office on my PC. I thought this was odd and pointed it at g:\ (the drive with the cd in it). It then installed without a hitch. I later realised that, being an upgrade version of office 2000, it was probably looking for my old Office 97 (which of course is long gone). Have I installed it properly? How come it let me without details of my old office 97? With previous installations of Office 2000 (9.0.2720), it has ALWAYS prompted me to register (threatening me with death etc) but it has not done so this time. Why not? (Yes it is a legal version). The other thing is patch hell. When I do my 6 monthly format and reinstall, I seem to be forced to download updates and patches from MS (on my painfully slow dial-up modem). It seems I have no way of storing the files I'm downloading. It just installs them automatically. Whilst this might seem convenient, it is not, because everytime I want to format/reinstall I have to give up about 9 hours so I can download everything (again!). Is there a way of storing the files before installation? GPO
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    I have upgraded to Windows XP from ME. I have Office 2000 Premium. I have upgraded to Office XP Small Business Edition. I still use Powerpoint, Access and Frontpage from Premium. Access opens and closes fine. When I attempt to use Frontpage, Windows Installer pops up. Frontpage will open and is functional but Installer constantly runs. Powerpoint opens OK, but when I attempt to close it, Installer runs. How can I resovle this problem?
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Everytime Office 2003 starts Windows Installer pops up

Postby pputzback » Wed, 16 Feb 2005 02:59:53 GMT

This happens on Visual Studio also. I have reinstalled and did a detect
and repair on both with no luck.

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