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"Microsoft Access can't be started"

By sallo ·
at my nt machines i have office 2000 installed. now i installed access 97 after uninstalling access 2000. But when running it gives error "Microsoft Access can't be started as there is no license for it on this machine".
I also tried setup /y option and also check permission to license key. but it didnt work. do u have any suggestion.

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by launenhaft In reply to "Microsoft Access can't b ...

find the font named hatten.ttf on your computer. Rename it to hatten.xxx. Reinstall Office 97. After reboot, rename hatten.xxx back to hatten.ttf.

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by mbarker734 In reply to "Microsoft Access can't b ...

Looks like the early bird gets the worm.

launenhaft@hotmail.com 's answer will work for you just fine.

Mark

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by SyscoKid In reply to "Microsoft Access can't b ...

If you are running Win 98, you can download a tool to automate the process from this page:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q141/3/73.asp

It also contains an explanation of teh problem.

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by SyscoKid In reply to "Microsoft Access can't b ...

But of course, you are running Windows 2000. Never mind.

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by SyscoKid In reply to "Microsoft Access can't b ...

No, you are running OFFICE 2000. Maybe you are running Win 98.

Need coffee....

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by SyscoKid In reply to "Microsoft Access can't b ...

No, you're running NT.

Need espresso...

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by Jomo123 In reply to "Microsoft Access can't b ...

This may be a long shot but go to License Manager on the server. Check to see if you are running Back office remove any licenses for 97Access. Make sure the licenses are installed for Access 2000. Then install Access for the workstations.

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