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Local Install Source (Msocache)
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Local Install Source is a Setup feature that copies the install source files from the Microsoft Office 2003 installation media (for example, the Office 2003 CD-ROM) to the Msocache folder. This is a hidden folder on your local hard disk.
The install source files will be copied from the installation media to the Msocache folder on your local hard disk if the following conditions are true:
Note The MSOCACHE folder is not always located on the disk drive with the most free space. If your computer has an NTFS drive with at least 1.5 GB of free space, the MSOCACHE folder will be located on that NTFS drive.
Remove Msocache Folder During SetupDuring Office 2003 Setup, on the Setup Completed page, click to select the Delete installation files check box, and then click Finish.
Remove Msocache Folder After Office Is InstalledAfter Office is installed you can use the Windows Cleanup Wizard to remove the Msocache folder.
Note If you have more than one partition on your hard disk, you may have to repeat these steps for each partition.
Warning Never delete the MSOCACHE folder by using Microsoft Windows Explorer.
To do this, follow these steps:
Move LIS Cache folder to a new drive locationA tool has been developed that lets you change the location of your Local Install Source cache folder after it has been established by a product install. To download the Local Installation Source Tool, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=10fa7aa3-695b-42c3-9045-b812ba0fed3eYou can control the Local Install Source Tool settings and location by using the Setup.ini file, or from a command line. For more information about how to control the Local Install Source Tool settings and location, see the Setup.htm file on the Office 2003 installation CD. For additional information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 825933 - Last Review: February 13, 2006 - Revision: 1.12