Can't install TRADOS 2007 under Windows 7
Thread poster: Emal Ghamsharick

Emal Ghamsharick  Identity Verified
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Dec 26, 2009

I just installed Windows 7 (32 bit) on my Acer Aspire notebook.
Now, every time I try to install TRADOS 2007 the installation works alright until the progress bar gets to the step "Registering Trados Components". As soon as this step begins, I receive a Windows error message (not from the installer!) that says "Microsoft .NET assembly registration utility stopped working". The installation is halted and I have to cancel it manually or otherwise the error message will keep reappearing.
I already uninstalled .NET 3.5, so that I'm probably running 2.0 right now, all to no avail.

Please help, this is really freaking me out...


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Tomas Mosler, DipTrans IoLET MCIL MITI  Identity Verified
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user account control? Dec 28, 2009

Have you disabled User account control (move the slider to the bottom) - check Google if you have no idea what this is - and restarted the PC before the installation, or alternatively have you launched the installation as Administrator (right click on the file)? Had it failed anyway?

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Emal Ghamsharick  Identity Verified
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Yup Dec 28, 2009

Yeah, thanks. Tried all the obvious stuff. I also tried completely removing .net framework with a program and then reinstalling every single release manually. Now I downgraded to Trados 7 and Office 2003, works fine.

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Claudia Luque Bedregal  Identity Verified
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exactly what I've been told to do Dec 28, 2009

Hi there!
That's exactly what I've been told to do next month when I get my new notebook (that comes with Win 7), that is, to install Office 2003 so as to work with Trados 2007.
As far as I know, the problem is not Win 7 and Trados 2007, but Trados 2007 that works fine with Office 2003 but not with Office 2007.
Anyway, I'm glad you've solved your problem (and now I know that I won't have any problems if I do this same thing )

Best regards and Happy 2010 to everybody!
Claudia


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Tomas Mosler, DipTrans IoLET MCIL MITI  Identity Verified
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word Dec 29, 2009

but Trados 2007 that works fine with Office 2003 but not with Office 2007.

In what sense? So far I only had some trouble with spellcheck (but that may be an issue with Win7).

Anyway, it is a bit difficult to get "new" Office 2003 these days.


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Claudia Luque Bedregal  Identity Verified
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only spellcheck? Dec 29, 2009

Hi Tomas,

Spellcheck is the only problem you've had so far??!

When I installed Trados 2007 in a notebook that used Windows Vista and Office 2007, Trados didn't work at all. The installation process went ok, I didn't get any warning or weird messages, but it just didn't work. I kept clicking on the icons, but nothing happened Then, I read a few posts here where some colleagues mentioned having a similar problem, so I thought that the problem was Office 2007.

Anyway, after what you've said, I might give it a try when I get the new notebook. Perhaps I won't need to go back in time and install Office 2003 after all


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