Office XP Serv Pack 3 Update Prob.

  Legslip 20:40 26 Oct 2010

I seem to be unable to download an update "Office XP Serv Pack 3". I get the following "The feature you are trying to use is on a network resource that is unavailable. Enter an alternative path to a folder containing the installation package PUBMSI "

I am using Win 7 and have Office 2007 installed but that does not include Publisher so I installed Publisher 2002 from an old Office disk.

I can't get past the error message even if I put the old Office disk in the drive.

Any ideas?

  Legslip 20:41 26 Oct 2010

Sorry, can download but can't install!!

  Legslip 11:35 31 Oct 2010

Is this not possible to resolve????????????

  onthelimit 11:48 31 Oct 2010

Sorry, why do you want to download an XP update on a W7 machine?

  chub_tor 11:54 31 Oct 2010

I cannot answer your question as to why the service pack won't install but if you look down the list on this page click here I can see nothing in it that addresses Publisher 2002 problems. Reference is made to just about every other module but not Publisher - so are you sure that you need it? The link does give some guidance on installing the service pack without the original Office disk - even though you have it. Have you tried running Publisher without the service pack installed? Is there a problem with Publisher without it?

  chub_tor 11:55 31 Oct 2010

Office XP is not related to Windows XP and is compatible with Windows 7 - take a look at the link on my reply.

  onthelimit 13:03 31 Oct 2010

Thanks - brain just saw 'XP' and missed the 'Office' bit!

  Legslip 10:09 01 Nov 2010

Thanks Guys. I'm not particularly bothered about installing the update cos it is an old prog. but still useful. Is there any way I can stop Win 7 constantly telling me that this update is available?

  gengiscant 10:13 01 Nov 2010

Go to windows update, let it scan.
Right click on the update you don't want and then click on hide.

  Legslip 21:00 01 Nov 2010

GENIUS! Well done, cracked it. Many thanks.

  Legslip 10:28 12 Nov 2010

How do you hide an update in XP?

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