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Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 Inside Out by Mark Dodge, Craig Stinson

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Repairing Your Office Installation

Sometimes you have to kick the old washing machine to get it running. And sometimes inexplicable things happen to bits stored on your computer. If you find that something just doesn't seem to be working quite right, you can use one of two repair methods to apply a "kick" to the virtual machine. For either of these scenarios, you will probably need to insert the Office 2003 CD in your CD-ROM drive.

To repair your Office installation, choose Detect And Repair on the Help menu of any installed Office application. This searches for errors in all Office files and returns them to their original state. When you do so, you can choose to discard any customized settings, which will restore all defaults, including toolbar ...

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