'Works'

  Windsor 13:20 01 Apr 04
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I run W98SE with Office 2000 installed.
Recently, I have started getting a message on booting up saying 'Works cannot access one or more required files.
I am not concious of installing 'Works' so where did it come from. As far as I know, I don't need it but how can I either re-instal it or get rid of the message?? Is it part of Windows or Office?

Windsor

  prb 13:38 01 Apr 04

I am assuming that your are referring to Microsoft Works - this is a basic office suite often supplied with a new PC, but neither a part of Office or Windows. I know the word processing element saves files with a .wks extension, not sure about the other file types.

If you don't use it, why not try removing the prog through control panel> add/remove software

  Windsor 15:39 01 Apr 04

Thanks prb. However, I have never had Works installed and there is no mention of it in Instal/Remove software. Also, I think perhaps the problem may be in Office 2000 but I cannot remove it my the usual means. Any clues? Works was certainly not pre-installed in my PC because I have reformatted since having it.

Windsor

  Diodorus Siculus 15:41 01 Apr 04

Try a repair of O2K from the help, detect and repair menu.

  Windsor 15:59 01 Apr 04

What is 02K?

  Diodorus Siculus 16:00 01 Apr 04

O2K - Office 2000

You will need the CD to do a repair.

  VoG II 16:01 01 Apr 04

Diodorus Siculus means Office 2000.

I would also suggest that you Start, Run, type in

msconfig

and click OK. Look at what is loading on the Startup tab.

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