Re: Why does Office10 mso.dll file get installed on an Office11 system?
From: Eric Lawrence [MSFT] (e_lawrence_at_hotmail.com)
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 23:40:55 -0700
It's possible that some component of Office didn't get rev'd and that's why
you see it. Also, you'll find that MSO gets installed by some nonintuitive
apps-- for instance, at least one version of Visual Studio installs MSO. I
don't know which version it uses, but I'd bet that VSNET uses MSO10.
-- Thanks, Eric Lawrence Program Manager Assistance and Worldwide Services This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. "Howard Kaikow" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:OJ9lh#NLEHA.3516@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl... > On my J drive, I have a Win 2000 system that has Office 2003 installed, and > has never had an earlier version of Office installed. I find that the list > of available COM references in VS .NET 2003 includes references for both the > Office 10 object library and the Office 11 object library. > > The reference for Office 10 is to G:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft > Shared\Office10, which is in an OS on the G drive in this multiboot system. > > However, I also note that the system on the J drive has both J:\Program > Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Office10 and > J:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Office11, each of which has a > different mso.dll. > > Looking at the Registry, I see typelib entries for > > Microsoft Office 10.0 Object Library in G:\Program Files\Common > Files\Microsoft Shared\Office10\mso.dll > Microsoft Office 11.0 Object Library in J:\Program Files\Common > Files\Microsoft Shared\Office11\mso.dll > > My questions include: > > 1. How did a reference to a never installed version of an Office object > library get included in the registry? > 2. What is the purpose of the, apparently, spurious J:\Program Files\Common > Files\Microsoft Shared\Office10? > > > -- > http://www.standards.com/; See Howard Kaikow's web site. > >