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Windows 7: Custom Install of Windows 7, how do I fix Office 2007

06 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
Custom Install of Windows 7, how do I fix Office 2007

I have been running Vista but the beast become corrupted and wouldn't run in any way shape or form. I rescued all our documents etc, then did a custom install of Windows 7 64 bit (it wouldn't install any other way.) I found the windows.old folder but I honestly have no idea of what to do with it. Do I need to keep it? May I just delete it, it's a huge file and seems to take up most of the space on my elderly computer.

The other problem I seem to have is with Office 2007, it seems to have gone completely, much to the disgust of my 14yr old daughter who needs to do her home work. Do I need to reinstall it?

Thanks for any and all help.

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06 Nov 2011   #2
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

Hello Squem,

Re the Windows.old Folder see the two links below...

Windows.old Folder - Delete

How do I remove the Windows.old folder?
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06 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

Yes, you need to reinstall Office 2007.

You should be able to copy your data, usually in My Documents from the Windows.old folder. Ditto for music and pictures.
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07 Nov 2011   #4

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

I did rather think that I might have to reinstall office, oh well at least I know for sure now. I've now cleared out the old windows folder and my pc doesn't know what to do with itself, it's so free of crap. Maybe I should ban the kids from using it.

Thanks for all your help chaps.
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07 Nov 2011   #5
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

You are welcome.
BTW This " chap" is of a different gender.
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07 Nov 2011   #6

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Sorry, chap and chapess. Wasn't making assumptions re gender, I use chaps pretty much the same way I use folks, peeps, you 'orrible lot etc.

Still extremely grateful for the help though and loving my revitalised baby.
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07 Nov 2011   #7
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 

So pleased to hear all is well now.
BTW I still choose to use Vista Ultimate on my older Lappy.
The "new"{almost a year old} much faster, better Laptop languishes.
Shhh! Don't tell anyone.
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