Trying to reload software but DEP stopping me

  bumpkin 23:05 03 Nov 2012
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Hi, I am trying to re-instal Microsoft Office after a recent problem, had to do a new instal of Win XP Pro. I have the Office disk and the product key. When I enter the key I get a message headed DATA EXECUTION PREVENTION not shouting here just trying to explain then says "To help protect your computer windows has closed this program"

  kad60 07:39 04 Nov 2012

because of the reinstall the software may be in conflict with the

DEP,

DEP switch off or change exception

  bumpkin 11:32 04 Nov 2012

Thanks, that seems to have sorted the DEP conflict but now when I enter my license key for Word I get a message "msiexec.exe" has a problem so I can`t instal it.

  northumbria61 14:33 04 Nov 2012

You should be able to do a "repair" via Control Panel - Add/Remove Programs. Instead of uninstall select change

  northumbria61 14:34 04 Nov 2012
  bumpkin 15:58 04 Nov 2012
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Thanks but it does not show in add remove as I have not been able to instal it yet.

  kad60 06:10 05 Nov 2012

"msiexe.exe" is the installer, i found this ,have a try see if it works. Scroll down to post seven.

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