View Full Version : MS Office Assistant not available

03-09-2002, 04:52 PM
When working in various Windows programs a message box appears and states "Office Assistant cannot be found - do you want to reinstall".
After reinstalling Office Assistant it works OK until I close down. The next time the computer is operating the same thing happens - ie Office Assistant can not be found.

A solutions would be appreciated

03-09-2002, 05:56 PM
Be happy, that damned paperclip drives me crazy. I can't wait to get rid of it. Perhaps yours has developed a persecution complex.
Are you sure you want it back? Help works fine without it. I would reinstall, turn it off, and leave it off.

Jen C
03-09-2002, 06:09 PM
Robo, you would like this (http://www4.tpgi.com.au/users/aoaug/officeas.gif) then! :D

Jen C
03-09-2002, 06:23 PM

One of these Microsoft knowledge base articles may be of assistance:

For Office 2000 (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q221354) and this as well (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q203689)

Office 97 (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q162763)

Office XP (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q290151)

PS* for something different than the paperclip go under options in Office Assistant and you can choose dancing cats (very cute), majicians, dogs etc instead.

03-09-2002, 07:26 PM
Yes, that sort of sums it up.
PS How could you suggest the cat! They are all incredibly annoying, especially the cat and the dog.