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Solved: Office 2003 and Vista Home Premium

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by Stinker, Apr 3, 2008.

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  1. Stinker

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    Whenever I try to install Office 2003 Professional onto a new Sony Viao laptop model # VGN-FZ340E, running Vista Home Premium I get an error message stating " missing file
    A2561405.cab "
    I select the option to browse for the file and point to it and click OK and the error message comes right back. I even copied the cab file to the desktop and pointed to it. Still didn't work.
    I have tried an original multi user CD and also a copy which I have used many times before without any problems. I even used it on another Vista computer afterwards and it worked fine.
    I have not installed SP1 yet because I am not sure if it will fix things or mess them up like WIndows XP SP2 did.

    I googled the error and found a link telling how to use regedit to fix this problem and it didn't help either.
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;818242&Product=off2003


    Has any one else run into this nagging problem and maybe found a way to fix it?
     
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