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DO NOT Download Office SP2!!

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#1 STi Sev

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Posted 30 November 2000 - 01:54 AM

Good LORD.
Fucking thing made ALL my office applications unopenable... grrr

#2 jdulmage



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Posted 30 November 2000 - 02:22 AM

yeah, if you have the pirated version, it runs fine here...

#3 Ekstreme



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Posted 30 November 2000 - 02:22 AM

If you know this or not, Office SR1 and I presume all later releases disable any versions of office who use serial numbers know to MS as being pirated. What you discribe is typical of the protection it enforces

#4 BladeRunner



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Posted 30 November 2000 - 02:24 AM

Yup, everything worked fine for me too on my legit copy of Office 2000 Prem.
However, I really wouldn't be in a hurry to install it.
It's basically a collection of security fixes and the programs don't report SP2 after installation.
I think this is just SP2 for SR1, I feel that SR2 will follow soon.

#5 cuke



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Posted 30 November 2000 - 04:02 PM

Mine worked fine too, maybe you should think before you post and then you'd be able to use more appropriate language!!!!!

#6 clutch


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Posted 30 November 2000 - 04:16 PM

Does the SP kill any functionality with Palm Pilots? Any users out there still able to sync ok?



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Posted 30 November 2000 - 07:40 PM

Installing the standalone upgrade version of SP2 resulted in an error halfway through installation-apparently a file could not be updated; I'm running my LEGIT copy of O2k SR1; any ideas ? I've also got all updates installed except for CDO security & e-mail security, preferring instead to trust Sophos Anti-virus et al; TIA

#8 STi Sev

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Posted 01 December 2000 - 02:11 AM

I don't pirate software; stop making stupid accussations.
I'm running a *legit* copy of Office 2k and sp2 totally ruined office 2k software package. I reinstalled, and now everything is fine. I'm leaving it this way.

#9 STi Sev

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Posted 01 December 2000 - 08:58 AM

After contacting Microsoft Technical Support I finally figured it all out. It IS indeed a pirated serial number; however, the cd used is geniune microsoft. When I installed this program before on my computer I misplaced the cd case and therefore had to use a pirated one. After searching my house for the real cd-key I uninstalled o2k and installed it with my cd-key

Now if anyone can figure out a workaround that stupid extension (example .lnk/.exe files are blocked and there are no choices in the matter)
I will be VERY impressed if someone can find a workaround; perhaps a registry hax0r?

Why does my install still say SR-1? frown

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