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    If Office 97 is installed on a Windows 7 system you are unable to change UAC settings. See You cannot change User Account Control (UAC) settings on Windows 7 for the fix.

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    Sorry Mr Moderator, but I don't get it!

    Why would anyone want to install a 12 year old Office Suite on a Brand New, State of the Art OS?

    It can't read files made with the newer apps in Office 2007, for instance.

    To this old tech, it sounds like an exercise in futility.

    No one should be fighting with UAC. Turn it OFF and forget about it.

    And, , , Have a Happy New Year!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Who View Post
    Why would anyone want to install a 12 year old Office Suite on a Brand New, State of the Art OS?

    It can't read files made with the newer apps in Office 2007, for instance.
    For some people, if Office 97 does all that they want to do there is no reason for them to upgrade, even if it is 12 years old and no longer supported.

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    Not in argument, but just to continue the conversation.

    You said, "all that they would want to do", or some such.

    How about if they want to read some Office file like a Word 2007 document that someone has sent them? Or if they want to use a Spreadsheet, written in Excel 2007?

    Get the picture?

    By installing a totally 'Out of Date' suite like Office 97, a persons option are seriously limited. I just don't recommend it. Even Office 2000 or Office 2003, would be a better choice, than Office 97. Or, try the latest version of Open Office. I understand it's FREE.

    Happy New Year!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Who View Post
    ...How about if they want to read some Office file like a Word 2007 document that
    someone has sent them?
    Or if they want to use a Spreadsheet, written in Excel 2007?....
    For many years, there have been viewers available to allow folks - who are content with their present resources - to read and understand documents in a newer version of Office. Office 2007 is no exception.
    Grüße

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