- All your word document icons change to a golden icon (seen in the first image)
- When you go to run word/excel you are told you need to purchase office again.
- Issue may start after your computer turns on for the first time after a reboot.
Here is a step by step on how to fix it in 5 easy steps in 5 minutes or less.
Step 1: Go to start and click on control panel. Then click "Uninstall a Program"