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Microsoft KB Archive/173149

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WD97: Avery Label Wizard Setup Gives Error, Hangs, or Crashes


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Word 97 for Windows


When you run the Avery Label Wizard Setup program, you may experience either of the following symptoms:

  • The Setup program hangs (stops responding) at the end of Setup.


  • You receive the following error message:


This behavior occurs when all of the following conditions are true:

  • Microsoft Office 97 has been installed.


  • Microsoft Word 97 and the Office Assistant components are installed.


  • Microsoft Word 97 has never been started.


The Avery products included here are manufactured by Avery Dennison, a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding these products' performance or reliability.

The Avery Label Wizard is a third-party add-on for Microsoft Word that is found in the ValuPack on the Word and Office compact disc. Once you get through the error messages, the Wizard will operate properly; however, you will not be able to uninstall the Wizard using the Add Remove Programs icon in Control Panel (to access Control Panel, click the Start menu, point to Settings, and click Control Panel).


For more information about the Avery Wizard, see the Readme.doc file in the Averywiz folder, located in the Valupack folder on the Office 97 or Word 97 CD.

If you need help using the Avery Wizard, and cannot find the answer in Avery Wizard Help, contact Avery Technical Support. For information about how to contact Avery, query in the Knowledge Base for one of the following articles:

Q65416 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, A-K

Q60781 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, L-P

Q60782 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, Q-Z

For additional information about the Avery Label Wizard, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Q162759 WD: Avery Label Wizard Available for Word

Q155945 WD97: Additional Word Templates Available in ValuPack Folder

Q163549 WD97: Downloads and Updates Available from Microsoft

For more information about creating labels, click the Office Assistant, type "mailing labels," click Search, and then click one of the topics.

NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar. If Word Help is not installed on your computer, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Q120802 Office: How to Add/Remove a Single Office Program or Component

Additional query words: 8.0 8.00 crash lock freeze

Keywords : winword word97
Issue type : kbbug
Technology : kbWordSearch kbWord97 kbWord97Search kbZNotKeyword2

Last Reviewed: November 14, 2000
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