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For a Microsoft Office XP version of this article, see 290539
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This article lists the network server and client software that is supported by Microsoft Office 97 for Windows.
The following network servers and clients were tested with Microsoft Office 97 Setup and the programs included with Microsoft Office 97:
NOTE: The client for NetWare Networks that is included with Microsoft Windows 95 is a 32-bit NetWare client. Novell also ships a 32-bit NetWare client. The two 32-bit clients from Novell that were tested were Netware 32b client for Microsoft Windows 95, version 2.11, and Netware client for Microsoft Windows NT beta, version 4.0.
Server Client ------------------------------------------------------------------- Microsoft Windows NT Server Client for Microsoft Networks Microsoft Windows NT Workstation Client for Microsoft Networks Microsoft Windows 95/98 Client for Microsoft Networks *Novell NetWare, 3.x and 4.x 32-bit NetWare client (see note) Banyan Vines 5.52 or later 32-bit Vines client Artisoft LANtastic 6.x or later 32-bit LANtastic client DEC Pathworks 5.0d or later 32-bit Pathworks client IBM LanServer 4.0 32-bit LanServer client
Although these networks have been tested, you may still encounter problems when you install or use Microsoft Office 97 with any of these networks. Information that addresses such issues will appear in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as we become aware of the issues.
For additional information about networks supported by Microsoft Access 97, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/159366/EN-US/ )ACC97: Setup Requirements for Microsoft Access 97
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/109739/EN-US/ )ACC: Microsoft Access and Untested Networks
Network servers and clients not listed in this article were not tested and may not be supported by Microsoft Office 97.
The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
Article ID: 160530 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 3.0