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Launching an Office application starts AutoCAD installation dialog.

A - answer Trying to run Word or Excel starts an AutoCAD setup dialog prompting to insert the AutoCAD installation CD (configuration).

This is probably caused by an improperly installed Office add-on module (macro), which mistakenly refers to the last installed application.

Uninstall the complaining MS Office add-on module (e.g. scan utilities, convertors, document management integration tools, OCR, indexing services, etc.). You can also easily disable add-on modules through the security settings: in Word go to Tools > Macro > Security, and on the "Trusted publishers" (sources) tab uncheck the option "Trust all installed add-ins and templates". On next launch, Word will prompt you to enable the individual add-on modules and you can disable them.

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15.6.2007    9370×  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 12926:How to import point coordinates from Excel to AutoCAD?
Tip 12884:How to insert your 3D model into a PowerPoint presentation?
Tip 10097:Multiple applications with the same name in the "Open with" menu - which to choose?
Tip 9911:How to copy an AutoCAD DWG drawing into MS Word or other Office software?
Tip 9594:Click2OO - export of AutoCAD coordinates to OpenOffice Calc.

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