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OFF2000: How to Add/Remove a Single Office Program or Component


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Summary

After Microsoft Office has been installed, you can use the Setup program to reinstall your original Office configuration or to add or remove (install or uninstall) a single program or component of a program.

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More information

To install or remove a program or component in Office, use the appropriate method for your situation.

To Install or Remove a Program in Office

To install or remove a program or component in Office, follow these steps:
  1. Quit all Office programs.
  2. Click the Start button, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  3. In Control Panel, double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon.
  4. For Microsoft Windows 95 or Microsoft Windows 98:

    1. On the Install/Uninstall tab, click to select Microsoft Office 2000 product, where Office 2000 product is the name of the specific Office product being used.
    2. If you are using a standalone version of one of the Office programs, click to select the appropriate product in the list.
    3. Click Add/Remove.
    For Microsoft Windows 2000:

    1. Click the Change or Remove Programs button in the Add/Remove Programs dialog box, and then click to select Microsoft Office 2000 product, where Office 2000 product is the name of the specific Office product being used.
    2. If you are using a standalone version of one of the Office programs, click to select the appropriate product in the list.
    3. Click Change/Remove.
  5. Follow the directions provided in the Setup dialog boxes.

Example: Installing Product Help in Office

To install product Help in one of the Office programs, follow these steps:
  1. Quit all Office programs. Click the Start button, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. In Control Panel, double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon.
  3. For Microsoft Windows 95 or Microsoft Windows 98:

    1. On the Install/Uninstall tab, click to select Microsoft Office 2000 product, where Office 2000 product is the name of the specific Office product being used.
    2. If you are using a standalone version of one of the Office programs, click to select the appropriate product in the list.
    3. Click Add/Remove.
    For Microsoft Windows 2000:

    1. Click the Change or Remove Programs button in the Add/Remove Programs dialog box, and then click to select Microsoft Office 2000 product, where Office 2000 product is the name of the specific Office product being used.
    2. If you are using a standalone version of one of the Office programs, click to select the appropriate product in the list.
    3. Click Change/Remove.
  4. In the Setup dialog box, click Add or Remove Features.
  5. In the Microsoft Office 2000: Update Features dialog box, click the plus sign (+) to expand the features list next to the program that requires product Help. If the sign is already a minus sign (-) the features list is already expanded.
  6. Click the symbol next to Help, and then click Run from My Computer in the list that appears. Click Update Now.
NOTE: If you also want to install the Visual Basic Help files, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
231955 OFF2000: Office Assistant Not Answering Visual Basic Questions

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References

For more information about installing individual features, click Microsoft Excel Help on the Help menu, type Install individual features of Microsoft Office or Excel in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topic.


You can also reference the same help topic in the other Office programs such as Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, or Microsoft Word.

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Keywords: KB231946

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Article Info
Article ID : 231946
Revision : 4
Created on : 1/24/2007
Published on : 1/24/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 371