When you start Microsoft Word, you receive the following error message:
When you start Microsoft Excel, you receive the following error message:
When you try to start Microsoft PowerPoint, you may receive the following error message and PowerPoint may shut down:
Users running Windows 2000 who are members of the Users group only and who do not have Administrator or Power User privileges might encounter this problem due to restraints for write access to required registry keys.
Workaround #1Search the user's temporary folder for MSForms.exd and delete the file. With Windows 2000, each user has his or her own temporary folder. For example:
- Log in as Administrator.
- On the Windows Start menu, click Run. Type regedt32.exe, and then click OK to start the Registry Editor.
- Locate the key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Clsid.
- On the Security menu, click Permissions. The Registry Key Permissions dialog box appears.
- Click on Add, add the users or groups, and then select Full Control for the type of access.
- Click OK to close the dialog box.
- Repeat steps 3 through 6 for the remaining registry keys.
- Quit the registry editor. This allows users to register type-libraries, COM objects, and so forth.
Workaround #2If a user with Power User or Administrator privileges has already used VBA on the system, an MSForms.exd file has been created for that user. Copy this MSForms.exd to the restricted user's temporary folder. If you want new users to get the MSForms.exd automatically, you could put a copy in the temporary folder for the Default User. For example, in the directory:
Steps to Reproduce the ErrorThe following steps describe how to reproduce this error from Word 97. Other Office applications have similar steps.
- Log in to Windows 2000 as a user with default permissions.
- Start Microsoft Word 97.
- Press the ALT+F11 keys to start the VBA editor, and note that you receive the error message:"Could not Open macro storage".Additionally, when you attempt to run or record a macro, you may receive one of the errors described in the "Symptoms" section.
Artikelnummer: 264743 – Letzte Überarbeitung: 27.01.2007 – Revision: 1