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Libre Office 5.1.6 will not install

asked 2016-11-01 10:39:22 +0100

willemr gravatar image

It will not install because the old version (msi file) has been deleted

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answered 2016-11-01 18:30:44 +0100

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Assuming windows as you mention msi file. Try to uninstall the previous version from Control Panel, Programs & Features and then install the new version.

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When i'm uninstalling the previous version the system says: missing libre-office_5.0.1_Win_x64.msi. It was an older download which I have deleted. On the site of LibreOffice it's impossible to download this version (it is an older one)

willemr gravatar imagewillemr ( 2016-11-01 20:28:49 +0100 )edit

I was glad to see that i could download older versions, but ..... the installation file asks for libreoffice_5.0.1_x64.msi and i cannot find that number in the catalogue. I downloaded several versions 5.0.1. but they all have an extra digit. The new installation file refuses to accept any of them. I 'm sad

willemr gravatar imagewillemr ( 2016-11-02 09:55:34 +0100 )edit

@willemr - how about renaming the downloaded 5.0.1 file to match what it is looking for? did you try that?

antikythera gravatar imageantikythera ( 2016-11-03 12:27:31 +0100 )edit

I did. Got the message: invalid version So I 'm afraid my problem is not to solve. Strange that a program mandates a former version to deinstall

willemr gravatar imagewillemr ( 2016-11-04 10:52:35 +0100 )edit

answered 2016-11-02 02:48:07 +0100

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updated 2016-11-03 07:31:12 +0100

I got this problem as well, Tried to Uninstall via control panel. did not work as that also requires the .msi which ahs been deleted (Network path not longer exists as hardware change.

Tried 3rd party unstaller as well (CCleaner). Not able to uninstall same as above.

Any other suggestions?

Edit 3 November 2016... Solved! I installed Wise uninstalled. Used " Modify -> Uninstall". "Force uninstall" also works.

This install version 5. God a nice suprise, Previews of all version 4 Spreadsheets/word documents are still there.

Hope This helps.

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answered 2016-11-04 18:42:26 +0100

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I think I found the file you need but please run it through a malware scanner before using

FTP Site: Description: Alberto Panu Archive Country: Italy Directory: /pub/mirrors/tdf/libreoffice/stable/5.0.1/win/x86_64 File Name: LibreOffice_5.0.1_Win_x64.msi File Size: 233.82 MB (245,174,272 Bytes) Modified: 24/Aug/2015

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Tried to download, but got the message: not available. Thanks for the efforts

willemr gravatar imagewillemr ( 2016-11-04 20:03:29 +0100 )edit
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