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When you open a Microsoft Word document, one of the following error messages may appear:
This document cannot be registered.
This document cannot be registered. It will not be possible to create links from this document to other documents.
This document could not be registered.
Use the following method to resolve this problem.
Run Setup with the /y Switch to Correct the RegistryTo resolve this problem, try running Setup /y for Word or Office to repair registry corruption.
To run Setup with the /y switch, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Setup /y is a switch used by Office Setup and Office program Setup files. It allows a reinstallation of Office without performing file checks or actually reinstalling the files. Setup /y re-registers all Office components and returns the settings to their default values in the registry.
Article ID: 176444 - Last Review: August 17, 2005 - Revision: 1.1