How to Fix Office 2003 C++ runtime error

The following C ++ runtime error message may be displayed on your computer screen when you attempt to exit a Microsoft Office 2003 document or application:

“MS Visual C ++ Runtime Library Runtime Error!
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\Winword.EXE”

Cause of the Error

This Visual runtime error message is known to occur on a computer that has Works in Word Suite Add-in installed on it.

Resolution Steps

To fix this C++ runtime error message, you need to uninstall the Works in Word Suite Add-in. You can do this by performing the following steps:

  1. Open the Start menu, select Run, next type appwiz.cpl in the Open box and then press Enter. The default program uninstaller utility in Windows will open. You may also launch this utility from the Control Panel.
  2. In the program removal utility window that opens, select Microsoft Works in Word Suite Add-in from the list of currently installed programs.
  3. Depending on your Windows operating system, select Change/Remove or Uninstall to start the program uninstall process.
  4. When the process completes, restart your system.

The default program uninstaller in Windows is known to fail in ensuring complete removal of programs. This is the reason why, the use of a reliable program uninstaller tool, such as Perfect Uninstaller, is recommended. These tools help you completely get rid of the software you are trying to uninstall. This tools works by scanning your entire system and registry to identify any data related to the program you are trying to remove and then get rid of it. This way it is ensured that no orphaned information gets left behind on your computer causing unnecessary clutter.

You may also follow up this process with a thorough registry scan and clean up using a registry tool, such as RegServe. This tool is designed to use advanced algorithms to perform a deep registry scan and then clean up any unwanted information accumulated within it.