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In the Save As or Save dialog box of an Office 2001 for Mac program, the default document type may appear with an earlier version. For example:
This problem can occur when you have Office 2001 for Mac and Office 98 Macintosh Edition installed on the same computer.
This behavior occurs when the operating system reads the creator of Word documents that is listed first in the desktop database and displays this information in the Navigation Services dialog box.
The desktop database may list Office 98 first, instead of Office 2001, even after you rebuild the desktop. This can occur when Office 98 Macintosh Edition is located on the same level (or a higher level) on the hard disk as Office 2001, or when Office 2001 is installed on a secondary drive or partition. The Save As dialog box displays the earlier-version file formats listed in the "Symptoms" section of this article, because Office 2001 programs use Navigation Services, which pulls this text string from the desktop database.
To resolve this problem, do one of the following:
For additional information about how to remove Office 98 from your computer, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/179861/EN-US/ )How to Remove Microsoft Office 98 from Your Computer
Article ID: 279824 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 2.1