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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Mar 25, 2007
    macbook air 13", 256GB HD
    MS Office for Mac crashed, help...
    Hi there

    I've got MS Office 2004 for Mac on my macbook. Recently it crashed on me, i.e. I can't open any MS Office documents like word docs and excel spreadsheet.
    To try and fix this problem, I uninstalled it by removing it from the "Applications" folder to the "trash" and emptied the trash.

    Now when I try to re-install MS Office, it comes up with the error message:

    "Application Launch Failure"
    "The application "Office Setup Assistant" could not be launched because of a shared library error: "<Office Setup Assistant><Office Setup Assistant><CarbonLib><>"

    How do I fix this? Has anyone ever encountered this before? If you guys don't know how to fix this, can you at least point me in the right direction please?
    Any help would be appreciated, thanks! :-)

  2. #2

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    Member Since
    Jun 20, 2007
    Land of Rising Sun
    MB White 160GB, 2GB RAM,
    what else can you expect from a MS product

    Anyways this link might help

  3. #3

    Member Since
    May 30, 2007
    Ivanovo, Russia
    2.16GHz Macbook Pro, 2GB RAM, OSX v10.5
    This might help too:

    And if worse comes to worse, you could always download one of the alternative suites to use until you get MS up and running again. At least, then, you wont be cut off from your work.

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