Office 2013 Most Programs links are invalid


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So in the last few days I have noticed that my Office 2013 Pro Plus has had most of it's programs links come invalid.

So only Word, Excel and Powerpoint now work and the rest of the programs go nowhere. Is there any quick fix for this without re installing office as I am in the middle of assignments and stuff.



Noob Whisperer
If you use the "Change" feature within the Programs and Features" applet in the Control Panel you may be able to repair your installation.
It may offer both a quick repair and a longer online repair. I'd keep it simple and go with the easiest one first.


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I just tried that and the repair thing came back with:

I have tried multiply times and it came back with the same thing each time


Noob Whisperer
When you click on the apparent broken link, what happens??
Do you get an error message if so what does it say?

Does the actual program executable still work.
Take Publisher for example (seems to have a broken link in your image).
Browse to here
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15
or in the case of a 32 bit version install
D:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15
Scroll down to MSPUB.EXE and see if double clicking that works.
If so you can rebuild your links manually

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