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Microsoft KB Archive/170717

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PRJ98: Can't Use VBA After Uninstalling Office 97

Article ID: 170717

Article Last Modified on 1/20/2007


  • Microsoft Project 98 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q170717


In you install Microsoft Project 98 on a computer on which you installed Microsoft Office 97, and you then uninstall Office 97, the Visual Basic for Applications component of Microsoft Project 98 will no longer work.


When you uninstall Office 97, all of the registry entries for the Visual Basic for Applications component are removed, even though the Visual Basic for Applications component files remain on your hard disk.


To restore the Visual Basic for Applications functionality, do either of the following:

  • Reinstall Microsoft Office 97. -or-

  • Reinstall Microsoft Project 98.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article. We are researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.

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