Office & productivity software forum: Macro message over and over

by: iamfrustrated June 3, 2007 5:35 AM PDT

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Macro message over and over

by iamfrustrated - 6/3/07 5:35 AM

Hi there,
My Acer laptop crashed and I got a new hard drive. Windows XP home was loaded, but no Word or Excell, so I loaded a 2002 XP version of each. Now when I open Windows, I get the following message:
"The function you are attempting to run contains macros or content that requires macro language support. When this software was installed, you (or your administrator) chose not to install support for macros or controls."
This pops up over and over and is really annoying. I've tried reloading Word over and again, but there is no macros option on the install. I don't load the entire XP, just select word and excell.
Any advice would be much appreciated!

Cheers,

Barbara

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