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Windows Vista Installer Service

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I was trying to install Office 2007 Professional on my computer and the installation has not been successful. I get strange messages that "the language is not supported" and then it forces me to look for a ProWW folder which I located on the CD and then it an error message appears that it cannot install. I then tried to launch Roxio and it too wants to install but the installation is not successful.

I am running Windows Vista Home Premium and I think a rebuild might be necessary.

Please let me know what I should do.

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See first the language is supported or not as it home edition right...check it out...

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