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INTRODUCTION

This article describes how to install 2007 Microsoft Office features and how to repair 2007 Office programs and features that are already installed.

Note The information that is contained in this article is also available in Microsoft Office Help.

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How to install individual 2007 Office features

Typically, when you first try to use a 2007 Office feature that is not installed, the 2007 Office program installs the feature automatically. If the feature that you want is not automatically installed, follow these steps:
  1. Exit all programs.
  2. Click Start.
  3. If you are running Windows Vista or Windows 7, copy and paste (or type) the following command in the Search programs and files box, and then press ENTER:
    appwiz.cpl
    If you are running Windows XP, click Run, copy and paste (or type) the following command in the Open box, and then press ENTER:
    appwiz.cpl
  4. Click the name of the Microsoft Office Edition 2007 that you want, and then click Change.
  5. Select the option Add or Remove Features and then click Continue.
  6. Select the features that you want to install, and then click Continue to finish the installation.

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How to repair problems in 2007 Office programs and features that are already installed

You can use either one of the following methods to detect and to repair problems that are associated with 2007 Office programs and features taht are already installed, For example, incorrect registry settings or missing installation files. You cannot use these methods to repair personal files.

Method 1: Run the Microsoft Office Diagnostics feature


To run the Microsoft Office Diagnostics feature from a 2007 Office program, follow these steps:
  1. Start the Office Diagnostics tool. To do this, use either of the following methods:
    • For a menu-based 2007 Office program, click Office Diagnostics on the Help menu.
    • For a ribbon-based 2007 Office program, follow these steps:
      1. Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Program Options.

        Note In this option, Program represents the name of the program.
      2. In the Navigation Pane, click Resource.
      3. Click Diagnose.
  2. Click Continue.
  3. Click Start Diagnostics.

    Note If the Office Diagnostics tool identifies a problem, it tries to fix the problem.
  4. When the Office Diagnostics tool completes, click Close.
Note You can also run the Microsoft Office Diagnostics feature from the Start menu. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. In Windows, click Start
  2. Point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Office, point to Microsoft Office Tools, and then click Microsoft Office Diagnostics.


Method 2: Run the Detect and Repair feature

  1. Click Start.
  2. If you are running Windows Vista or Windows 7, copy and paste (or type) the following command in the Search programs and files box, and then press ENTER:
    appwiz.cpl
    If you are running Windows XP, click Run, copy and paste (or type) the following command in the Open box, and then press ENTER:
    appwiz.cpl
  3. Click the name of the Microsoft Office Edition 2007 that you want to change, and then click Change.
  4. Click the option Repair, and then click Continue.

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Article ID: 924611 - Last Review: September 10, 2013 - Revision: 16.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Office Basic 2007
  • Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007
  • Microsoft Office Standard 2007
  • Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007
  • Microsoft Office Access 2007
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2007
  • Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007
  • Microsoft Office OneNote 2007
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007
  • Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Office Project Standard 2007
  • Microsoft Office Publisher 2007
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Designer 2007
  • Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2007
  • Microsoft Office Word 2007
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