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Win 2000 Pro & Excel 2000 ( map feature)

By nitram1961 ·
Using Windows 2000 professional and running msoffice excel 2000 the map feature will only work under the network administrator and not under the power user feature. What is the fix for this problem?

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Win 2000 Pro & Excel 2000 ( map feature)

by hook In reply to Win 2000 Pro & Excel 2000 ...

When you double-click a Microsoft Map object, you receive a partial error message similar to the following:

A error occurred reading the file Europe.tab; the feature defined in this file may be missing or incorrectly formatted when it is redrawn. If you click Cancel, you receive the following error message:
Cannot start the source application for this object.
If you click OK to All, you experience one of the following problems:
You receive the following error message:
The Microsoft Map cannot be activated because one or more required components are unavailable
-or-


The Map object is activated but all of the map features are removed from the map.


CAUSE
This problem occurs when the following conditions are true:
The map was created in an earlier version of Microsoft Excel.
-and-
You used either of the following maps:


Europe
World Countries

-or-


Your map utlilized any of the following map features:


Europe Airports
Europe CitiesEurope Countries
Europe Highways
Europe Major Cities
World Capitals and Major Cities
World Countries and Regions
Microsoft Excel 2000 does not install any of the above maps or map features for Microsoft Map.


RESOLUTION
To resolve the problem, copy the following files from the \Os\Msapps\Datamap\Data folder on your Microsoft Office 97 CD to the C:\Program Files\Common files\Microsoft Shared\Datamap\Data folder your hard disk:

Eurairpt.dat
Eurairpt.id
Eurairpt.map
Eurairpt.tab
Eurcitya.dat
Eurcitya.id
Eurcitya.map
Eurcitya.tab
Eurcityb.dat
Eurcityb.id
Eurcityb.map
Eurcityb.tab
Eurhiway.dat
Eurhiway.id
Eurhiway.map
Eurhiway.tab
Europe.dat
Europe.gst
Europe.id
Europe.ind
Europe.map
Europe.tab
World.dat
World.gst
World.id
World.ind
World.map
World.tab
Worldcap.dat
Worldcap.id
Worldcap.map
Worldcap.tab


Hope this is what your looking for.

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Win 2000 Pro & Excel 2000 ( map feature)

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by James_Randy In reply to Win 2000 Pro & Excel 2000 ...

The first answer looks good to me. If that doesn't work, try something else. Hope this helps.

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