eg XCEL, WORD, POWER POINT, ONE NOTE, the program opens in 'Microsoft Office 2010 Single Image' which appears to have to be installed every time any of the programs are opened. The Installation process takes anything up to a few minutes to complete and sometimes
when filing or printing a document, the install restarts, on occasions, in an endless loop which requires random,imaginative keystroke action to terminate. The program shortcut icons all point to the 'Microsoft Office 2010 Single Image' application, I have
not succeeded in finding where the original programs are located as a quick way of trying to fix the problem.
The new installation of Outlook 2013 opens normally.
Evidently, the Outlook 2013 installation has disturbed the 2010 licensing or something ellse, can this unintended change be reversed?
Short of a complete Un-install + Re-Install, I have tried every straightforward repair/ change (run All on my computer)/ enter product code etc option, all to no avail.
I have read of variations on the same problem relating to mixing Office 2003/ 2007, cases of Outlook 2013 starting up in a similar way, but no examples of the specific problem outlined above. The next step
is a complete Un-install + re-install of Office 2010, is this the answer or do I need to go further? Indeed, is there a quick fix?