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The following is a list of the supported methods for installing Microsoft Office XP on a workstation:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/292580/ )How to install Office XP on a dual-boot computer
Two additional methods for installing Office XP include:
297033An image installation involves installing Office on a workstation and making an image (a copy) of the workstation, after which you can install Office on other workstations. Microsoft is unable to fully support image installations that are created by using a third-party utility for the following reason:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297033/ )Description of the Office Deployment Advisory service
Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of a third-party product to successfully install Microsoft Office by installing all necessary files to the correct locations and by creating all required registry entries.
General Guidelines for Troubleshooting Installation of OfficeIf you have problems running the Microsoft Office Setup program, contact Microsoft Technical Support. If you have problems installing Microsoft Office by using a Microsoft utility other than the Setup program, call the correct Microsoft product support group. If you are using a third-party utility, call the manufacturer of that product.
Use the following methods to troubleshoot problems that you are having when you install Office:
For more information about supported methods of installing Office, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/162001/ )Do not disk duplicate installed versions of Windows
Article ID: 298043 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 2.0