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Microsoft Office XP is available in two versions, a non-upgrade version that you can install on any compatible computer, and an upgrade version that requires that a qualifying product be installed on your computer or that the installation media from the qualifying product be available when you run the Setup program.
This article lists the products that qualify you to use the upgrade version of Office XP. The non-upgrade version does not require a qualifying product.
Note This article excludes upgrade information about Volume License, Open License, Enterprise Agreements, and Select Customers (Upgrade Advantage). For more information about these offers, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
There are generally three rules for upgrading to Office XP:
List of Qualifying Products for the Office XP Upgrade SuitesThe following is a list of the qualifying products for the Office XP suites:
List of Qualifying Products for the Access 2002 UpgradeThe following is a list of the qualifying products for the Access 2002 upgrade:
List of Qualifying Products for the Excel 2002 UpgradeThe following is a list of the qualifying products for the Excel 2002 upgrade:
List of Qualifying Products for the FrontPage 2002 UpgradeThe following is a list of the qualifying products for the FrontPage 2002 upgrade:
List of Qualifying Products for the PowerPoint 2002 UpgradeThe following is a list of the qualifying products for the PowerPoint 2002 upgrade:
Upgrade Rebate for Publisher 2002There is no separate upgrade version of Microsoft Publisher 2002.
Publisher 2002 includes a coupon for a $30 U.S. mail-in rebate. To qualify for the rebate, you must be a licensed user of any of the following:
List of Qualifying Products for the Word 2002 UpgradeThe following is a list of the qualifying products for the Word 2002 upgrade:
No Upgrade Path for Outlook 2002There is no upgrade path from any earlier version of Microsoft Outlook stand-alone, and there is no upgrade version of Outlook 2002.
For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/295346/ )Upgrade detection fails when you upgrade to Office XP
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301286/ )You receive a "Setup failed to locate a valid qualifying product on your machine" error message when you install an Office XP upgrade product
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290366/ )Setup may remove earlier versions of Office
Article ID: 290540 - Last Review: December 4, 2007 - Revision: 4.3
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