Registry Mechanic or IE7 Problem

  birdface 12:37 30 Oct 2006

Hi, Downloaded and ran the Free Registry Mechanic this morning,Picked out about 100 faults, Which it sorted,Just went back into all Programs,And noticed that a few programs were missing, The most important one is Microsoft Office, Box was empty, Tried Add Remove ,No sign of it on there,Went to office updates ,Ran that , it said Office was up to date,Went back to reg/mec, Done a restore on that,And all i get is a lot of empty boxes , Where M/Office is,or was,Do I Have to do a complete reinstall with Office, Or is there anyway of getting it back, Now why I said it could be an IE7 problem. Is that,I never checked my all programs after i installed that.Any help welcome.

  VoG II 12:40 30 Oct 2006

Try a System Restore back to when all was well.

  anskyber 12:42 30 Oct 2006

I very much doubt it has anything to do with IE7. The fact it followed your reg mechanic routine suggests otherwise. The Office program should certainly appear in add/remove and also in all programs.

Do you have Acronis or similar to back up with? If not its a pretty good idea to get it or something like it.

For now why not do a system restore to before reg mechanic was installed.

  birdface 12:47 30 Oct 2006

Ok, Will try a system Restore see what happens,

  birdface 13:52 30 Oct 2006

Tried system restore,No luck,Could go back for about a week,No Difference,Do you think if i Deleted IE7 It would let me go back further,All the office folders are there ,But all empty,Is there any way of reinstalling office Without using the back up disc,As I have used it 3or 4 times before, It may not let me this time,

  VoG II 13:56 30 Oct 2006

Is the problem that the folders on the Start menu are empty or are the folders in C:\program files empty as well?

Folders in Start Menu empty click here

  birdface 14:18 30 Oct 2006

Get the message Microsoft has not been installed for current user, That is when i try on c drive, When I do Start Search ,All the files come up and say empty,

  Technotiger 14:22 30 Oct 2006

Hi, nothing to lose in uninstalling IE7, you can always get it back later if you want. Might even 'fix' your problem - worth a try anyway.


  birdface 16:30 30 Oct 2006

Decided Not to Delete IE7 in case I had any more problems, So have Installed Microsoft Office again,So will class this as resolved, Thanks for all who helped.

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