PPT4: Error Installing Microsoft Office Manager (Readme)

ID: q116425

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The information about this error message when installing the Microsoft Office Manager are not found in the PowerPoint Readme Help files for PowerPoint versions 4.0 or 4.0a. The file was updated in version 4.0c to include this information. The information applies to all versions of Powerpoint 4.0.


Microsoft Office Manager

While installing the Microsoft Office Manager available in Microsoft Office, you may receive the following error message:

     Could not write to the file named:
     <office path>\MSOFFICE.EXE'.
     This file is currently being used by another
     application. Please shut down your other

This happens if the Microsoft Office Manager is currently running. This is usually indicated by a number of toolbar buttons that appear at the top of your screen. Exit the Microsoft Office Manager and then run setup again. You can exit by choosing the "Microsoft Office" tool on the Microsoft Office Manager toolbar.


For more information about this problem see article Q110187.

Additional query words: read me pp4readme readme.txt 4.00 4.00a 4.00c macppt winppt mom readme4.00

Keywords          : kberrmsg kbreadme
Version           : windows:4.0c
Platform          : WINDOWS
Hardware          : x86
Issue type        : kbinfo

Last Reviewed: May 16, 1998