I found that when I removed everything (a file called sversionrc was in a couple of places) to do with Open Office and then reinstalled it worked!
I will be upgrading these machines when the current word processing class has finished. It wouldn’t be nice to do it to them in the middle of their lessons.
I’ve got a job interview today for a part-time temporary job with the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It’s a long time since I’ve had a job interview. Usually it’s me interviewing others not being interviewed. Hopefully it’ll be okay.