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The Office 2003 MUI is not removed when you upgrade to the 2007 Office Language Pack

SYMPTOMS
When you try to upgrade the Microsoft Office 2003 Multilanguage User Interface Pack (MUI) to the 2007 Microsoft Office Language Pack, the following symptoms may occur:
  • The Upgrade button is unavailable in the 2007 Office Setup program. Instead, the Install Now button is available.
  • The Upgrade tab is unavailable if you perform a custom installation.
Additionally, the Office 2003 MUI is not removed when you install the 2007 Office Language Pack.
WORKAROUND
To work around this issue, use one of the following methods:

Method 1: Remove the Office 2003 MUI when you install the 2007 Office programs

To remove the Office 2003 MUI when you install the 2007 Office programs, follow these steps:
  1. Start the 2007 Office Setup program.
  2. Click Customize.
  3. On the Upgrade tab, use one of the following procedures:
    • Click Remove all previous versions.

      Note When you remove all earlier versions, the Office 2003 MUI is also removed.
    • Click Remove only the following applications, and then click to select the check box for the programs that you want to remove. Make sure that you select the Office Multilanguage User Interface Pack check box.
  4. On the other tabs, click to select the setup options that you want, and then click Install Now.

Method 2: Remove the Office 2003 MUI after you install the 2007 Office programs

To remove the Office 2003 MUI after you install the 2007 Office programs, follow these steps:

Note Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
  1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. Click Microsoft Office 2003 language User Interface Pack in the Currently installed programs list, and then click Remove.
Note You may have to repair the 2007 Office program installation after you remove the Office 2003 MUI. To repair the 2007 Office program installation, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. In the Currently installed programs list, click the installed version of the 2007 Office program, and then click Change.
  3. Click Repair, and then click Continue.
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Article ID: 926798 - Last Review: 10/15/2007 22:02:00 - Revision: 1.4

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

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