I have been using excel97 pro on windows 10. After april 2018 It no longer worksand cannot uninstall

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  1. John Tumey

    John Tumey

    May 28, 2018
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    I cannot uninstall excel97 now it only tries to install again
    John Tumey, May 28, 2018
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  2. John Tumey


    Oct 1, 2014
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    I am sure you realize, something is still seen on your system causing the reinstall problem. It may even be some file which has a link inserted or some other components in common.

    I think I remember seeing one thread where a substitute version of Excel needed to be installed which then allowed for the original version to be completely uninstalled. I cannot find that thread right now.

    Have you looked in a Microsoft Excel forum?

    You have gone to settings - Update and remove the option to download updates for more than just Windows? That might stop it from uninstalling long enough to find the problem.. You might also try uninstalling it in Safe Mode or running the uninstaller as Admin.
    Saltgrass, Jun 1, 2018
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