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Cannot repair office 2003 installation

Postby L clayton » Sun, 23 May 2004 10:56:54 GMT

I have Office 2003 installed (from CD drive).  I need to 
run the detect and repair procedure or I need to remove 
Office entirely and start over.  If I use D/R or run the 
setup.exe from the CD it now gives an error message:  
1701 Invalid Drive D:\

Just for the recond, I had my hard drive partitioned into 
C and D and ran out of space on C so I used 
PartitionMagic 8 to move all the files, etc and to 
combine the two partitions back into just one physical 
drive c:  So there is no D drive anymore.  

Anyone have a suggestion on how to get around the drive D 
problem so I can either remove/reinstall Office 2003 or 
to run the detect and repair procedure?

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"DL" wrote:

> Insert office cd, when it starts select repair
> "Steph" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM > wrote in message 
> news: XXXX@XXXXX.COM ...
> > Attempting to repair office since outlook isn't working.  Went into add
> > remove programs and selected Office, change, repair and detect, got 
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> >
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> > unavailable. Click Ok to try again or enter an alternate path to a folder
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> > clicked
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