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Repair Office Client Integration Features for SharePoint

SharePoint and Microsoft Office applications are designed to work together, but what if something goes wrong?  I recently ran into an instance where the datasheet view for a list would no longer work. As a matter for fact it, was not even presented as a option in the actions menu, but rather a new item label Open In Client appeared in its place.  Furthermore, I was also getting an error message of: "The list cannot be displayed in Datasheet view for one or more of the following reasons: A datasheet component compatible with Windows SharePoint Services is not installed, your