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OFF2000: Internal Error 2893 When Specifying Long Company Name


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Symptoms

When you install Office, the following error message may appear:
Internal Error 2893: Please contact product support for assistance.
When you click OK, Setup continues.

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Cause

This error will occur when you specify a company name that is more than 52 characters in length by using any of the following methods:
  • Inserting a line using the COMPANYNAME property in the Options section of the Setup.ini file.

  • Typing a name in the Organization box in step 5 of the Custom Installation Wizard

  • Adding the COMPANYNAME property on the command-line when you run Office Setup from the Run dialog box.
NOTE: Both the User Name and the Organization Name boxes in the Customer Information page of the Custom Installation Wizard are limited to 51 characters.

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Workaround

To work around this problem, click OK when the error message appears and Setup will complete normally. If you use this method, the company name will be truncated at 52 characters.

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Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

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References

For more information about customizing Office 2000 setup, refer to the Microsoft Office 2000 Resource Kit documentation. You can view this documentation online at: For more articles about how to troubleshoot specific errors in Office Setup: For more articles with general information about how to troubleshoot Office errors:

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Keywords: kbbug, kberrmsg, kbpending, kbsetup, KB221374

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Article Info
Article ID : 221374
Revision : 6
Created on : 1/24/2007
Published on : 1/24/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 422