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When you start one of the Microsoft Office programs that is listed in the "Applies to" section, the Activation Wizard dialog box appears, but then the wizard stops responding (hangs). The only text that appears is the following:
Please wait while the wizard initializes...
This behavior may occur if the Windows Script files for your computer are missing or are damaged (corrupted).