Error 1406 - Unable to write value to registry key

By custercin
Sep 29, 2011
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  1. My MS Office 2003 suddenly stopped working and cited ERROR 1406 - unable to write value to registry key \CLSID\{F0291081-E-87C-4E07-97DA-A0A03761E586}.

    I uninstalled MS Office 2003 and attempted to re-install - again got Error 1406. Have tried multiple registry cleaners to no avail. Have ordered MS Office 2007 but am afraid that I will be unable to install that also because or Error 1406.

    Any suggestions on how to resolve?
  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

    i googled uninstall msoffice 2003 . I found THIS link. See if it helps
  3. custercin

    custercin TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Error 1406

    Thanks LookingAround, but since I have already un-installed MS Office 2003, these directions don't help. If I had been able to re-install Office, then I probably wouldn't have this problem. Appreciate your suggestion, though - thanks.
  4. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 6,491   +183

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