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When you install Microsoft Office 97 or any of the other programs listed at the beginning of this article on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows NT version 3.51 or 4.0, certain access permission requirements apply if the hard disk contains an NT File System (NTFS) partition.
This article contains information about the access permission requirements for Microsoft Office 97.
NOTE: The following information applies only when Microsoft Windows NT is installed on an NTFS partition. If Windows NT is installed on a FAT partition, it is not necessary to set up permissions for folders and files.
Under Windows NT, NTFS partitions allow you to specify access permissions for folders and files stored in the partition. This allows you, the administrator, to prevent users from making changes to folders and files. For example, if you assign read-only permission to the Winnt folder, users cannot add files to the folder or make changes to any file stored in the folder.
The following access permission requirements apply when you install Microsoft Office 97 on a computer on which the Windows NT operating system is stored on an NTFS partition. (In the follow examples, drive C is on an NTFS partition.)
Permissions Required During InstallationWhen you install Microsoft Office 97, you must have full read/write permission to all folders and files on the computer on which you are installing Microsoft Office 97. This requirement is usually met if you log on to the computer as an administrator, and then install Microsoft Office 97.
Permissions Required After InstallationAfter you install Microsoft Office 97, you must specify the following permissions:
For additional information about permissions needed to save Office 97 documents, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/157115/EN-US/ )XL: Delete Permissions Required to Save File on Network Server
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/114939/EN-US/ )WD97: Novell NetWare Network Privileges Required to Run Word
Article ID: 169387 - Last Review: February 21, 2014 - Revision: 2.5