hi techies.. i am not able to open Microsoft Word application from last few days. whnever i try to open it it gives me an error messages. 1. "The Visual Basic environment could not be initialized." 2. " Microsoft Word has not been installed for the current user, please run setup to install the application" now, i loged in as a Administrator , before that it was working fine and suddenly started giving me that error message. can anyone please tell me why it is happening? i am using compaqs laptop so it was pre installed, OS :- Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition SP2. please techies.......do solve my problem..