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Unable to install, ... Word 2000 on Refurbished DELL/XP pro.

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Cosmos2011, Dec 19, 2012.

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  1. Cosmos2011

    Cosmos2011 Thread Starter

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    Hi:
    I purchased the DELL refurbished PC/XP professional with SP3 the other day because I still love to use XP once awhile, although I have two other PCs with Win 7, respectively.

    The problem is that I can NOT install Word 2000, ....
    error message popping up in the middle of the screen. [​IMG]

    Error: 1305
    D:|PFILES|msoffice|OFFIC\WINWORD.EXE.
    Verify that the file exists and that you can access it.

    In my guess, there is NO MS word pre-loaded on this, refurbished DELL pc.
    There is no platform to install MS Word 2000?
    All of the PCs are already pre-installed MS 2010 or 2007 upon installation.

    If that's causing the problem, how to make the installation proceed?

    Thanks for any help in advance.
     
  2. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

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    You didn't advise where you bought your refurbished Dell from, and you didn't advise what model name and model number it is.

    I've bought 6 refurbished Dell desktops and laptops in the past year from www.newegg.com and www.overstock.com, and none of them came with a version of Microsoft Office pre-installed.

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