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Win XP Pro SP1

Office 2K3

When I try to start any Office apps, I get the following: "The application

failed to initialyze properly (0xc150002). Click on OK to terminate the


I can't start any Office app.

Started as follows: Downloaded SP2 by mistake, and computer hung on

rebooting. MS tech led me through a Windows "repair," which took me back to


Now, on booting up, I get weird Windows Installer problems which I'm getting

under control I think.

But that's when this Office problem started.

Any suggestions?

(FWIW, after getting back to SP1, I downloaded all "critical updates" from

Windows Update.)



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