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How To Install Microsoft Office 2007
 


In this guide you will learn...

• How To Install Microsoft Office 2007.

Real world application...

• Microsoft Office 2007 is a collection of individual applications that help drive productivity and manage many forms of data either at home or at the office.

Overview...

Installing Microsoft Office 2007 is exceptionally easy and you can be using it within about five minutes of starting the installation process.

Workshop...

• Microsoft Office 2007 Installation Disk
• Microsoft Office 2007 Product Key

Microsoft Office 2007 Installation Disk

• Place the disk in your CD/DVD ROM drive.

This guide will assume that you will be installing Microsoft Office 2007 from the CD/DVD drive. This guide will apply to all versions of Microsoft Office 2007 as there is no noticeable difference when installing different versions of Microsoft Office 2007. The only expected difference is the applications that you can install and this is dependent on the version of Microsoft Office 2007 you have purchased.

The following is how to install Microsoft Office 2007...

Product Key - Correct Enter your Product Key

Simply enter your 25 Character Product-Key. If you have entered it correctly you should see a bold green tick appear.

You can now click Continue.
Product Key - Wrong If you entered your 25 Character Product-Key incorrectly then you will see a bold red tick appear. Do not worry, just double check and correct your entry. You should then see a bold green tick appear.

You can now click Continue.
No Product Key If you have a specific reason for not entering a product key then all you need to do is click Continue.

When the Setup Dialog box appears just click Yes and you can then continue the install without a product key.

Microsoft Software License Terms

Read the Microsoft Software License Terms

For you to be able to install Microsoft Office 2007 you will have to read and accept the terms of the agreement.

If you agree with the terms then click the box next to I accept the terms of this agreement and then click Continue.

If you do not agree to the terms of this agreement then you cannot install Microsoft Office 2007.


Choose the Installation You Want

You will now have to decide if you want to Install Now or Customize your installation of Microsoft Office 2007.

Install Now
• If you need the quickest and the most convenient way to install Microsoft Office 2007 then choose Install Now.

Customize
• If you would like to customize your installation to your specific needs then choose Customize.


Install Now Install Now

Click Install Now for the quickest and the most convenient way to install Microsoft Office 2007.

Installation Progress Installation Progress

Microsoft Office 2007 will now start to install and this shouldn't take too long.

Go to Office Online

Microsoft Office 2007 should have been successfully installed.

If you want access to free product updates, help and online services then click Go to Office Online.

Alternatively click Close and you can then start to use Microsoft Office 2007.

For you to be able to use Microsoft Office 2007 you are required to activate your product, see Product Activation below on how to go about this.


Customize Customize

Click Customize to customize your Microsoft Office 2007 installation.

Installation Options

Installation Options

On the Installation Options tab you can see all the applications that are present in the version of Office that you have purchased. By default all Applications are all ready to install.

X Not Available If you want to prevent a particular application from installing, [for example Microsoft Office Excel] click the little black downwards facing arrow.

Now select X Not Available and this will prevent the application from installing.
Add-on's

Within each application there are separate add-ins and you also have the choice to install these or not.

To prevent an add-in of an application from installing click the + symbol next to the application. You should then be able to view all of the add-ins that are associated with that application.

Next to the add-in click the little black downwards facing arrow.

Now select X Not Available and this will prevent the add-in from installing.

Note: Some Add-ins may have an X Not Available next to them and this cannot be changed. You will find this happens because you do not have other needed software installed on your computer such as the .NET Framework.


Choose a File Location

Choose a File Location

Click the File Location tab.

By default Microsoft Office 2007 will install to the following location: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office

Browse

If you have a specific need to change the location, then click Browse, choose the new location and then click OK.

Note: If you wish to change the installation path after you have installed Microsoft Office 2007 then you will have to reinstall Microsoft Office 2007 to choose the new location.


Type your information

Type your information

Click the User Information tab.

You are not required to enter any information but if you want to then all you need to enter is your Full Name,Initials and your Organization.


If you want to check and make any changes then just go back to the Installation Options, File Location and the User Information tab. If you are happy with any changes you have made then click on the Install Now button which can be found at the bottom on the right on all of the three tabs.


Installation Progress Installation Progress


Microsoft Office 2007 will now start to install and this shouldn't take too long.

Go to Office Online

Microsoft Office 2007 should have been successfully installed.

If you want access to free product updates, help and online services then click Go to Office Online.

Alternatively click Close and you can then start to use Microsoft Office 2007.

For you to be able to use Microsoft Office 2007 you are required to activate your product, see Product Activation below on how to go about this.


Product Activation Product Activation

To activate your product open any one of Microsoft Office 2007 applications.

Enter your Product Key

Enter your Product Key

Product activation requires you to have entered your product key. If you did not do this when you came to install Microsoft Office 2007 then you must do it now.

Simply enter your 25 Character Product-Key. If you have entered it correctly you should see a bold green tick appear.

If you entered your 25 Character Product-Key incorrectly then you will see a bold red tick appear. Do not worry, just double check and correct your entry. You should then see a bold green tick appear.

You can now click Continue.


Configuration Progress

Configuration Progress

The configuration shouldn't take no more than a minute to complete.


Close The configuration should complete and all you need to do it is click Close.

Microsoft Office Activation Wizard

Microsoft Office Activation Wizard

Once again open any one of Microsoft Office 2007 applications and you should have the activation wizard appear.

By default I want to activate the software over the internet. (recommended) is selected. Activating over the internet is the quickest and easiest method.

Click Next to continue.


Wait Activation should now take place.

Microsoft Office 2007 should now be activated

Microsoft Office 2007 should now be activated.

You can now use Microsoft Office 2007 without any activation prompts.

If want access to free product updates, help and online services then click Go to Office Online.

Alternatively click Close to start using Microsoft Office 2007.


Summary...

As you can see, installing Microsoft Office 2007 is exceptionally easy. There isn't anything that is overly complicated when you begin the install. You simply enter a product key and wait a couple of minutes for the install to complete. If you decide to customize your install then it couldn't be any easier, the customizations are easy to understand and easily correctable.

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