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Old 08-07-2009, 07:10 AM   #7
Michael Rowley
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Win7 RC (with a copy of Office installed) has 673 files in the fonts folder
Yes, and 644 of those were installed by Vista or Office 2007. It is the lack of one or more of those that stopped the installation of Office 2010 Technical Review from succeeding just as it was approaching the finish.

When I had installed Extensis Suitcase last year, I moved any font from Windows\Fonts that could be moved (i.e. that were not protected by Vista); I had already installed Office 2007 at that time, and thought that the same protection would be afforded fonts that Office 2007 must have: but I was wrong. Since then, any Office 2007 application I open looks first for a font that it says is missing; it grumbles, but does not fail to open and function normally. But Office 2010 offers only three choices: Abort, Retry, or Ignore. Retry doesn't work (obviously), neither does Ignore. So the only option is . . .


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