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Microsoft Office 97 is available in the following two versions:
A full retail version, also known as a Full Package Product (FPP) retail version. You can install the full retail version on any compatible computer.
An upgrade version that requires that a qualifying product is installed on your computer or that Disk 1 from the qualifying product is available when you run the Setup program
This article lists the products that qualify you to use the upgrade version of Microsoft Office 97. The Full Package Product (FPP) retail version does not require a qualifying product.
Note Some of the qualifying products that are listed may not be recognized by the Microsoft Office 97 Setup program.
The following lists are separated by product type.
Microsoft Office 95 (all versions for Microsoft Windows and Windows NT)
Microsoft Works (all versions for Windows)
Microsoft Word for MS-DOS (2.0 or later)
Microsoft Word for Windows (all versions for Windows and Windows NT Workstation)
WordPerfect for MS-DOS (4.0 to 5.1)
WordPerfect for Windows (5.1 to 6.0)
Microsoft Excel for Windows (all versions for Windows and Windows NT Workstation)
Microsoft Multiplan, all versions
Lotus 1-2-3 for MS-DOS (2.01 to 3.4)
Lotus 1-2-3 for Windows (1.0 to 4.01)
PowerPoint for Windows (2.0 or later)
Microsoft Schedule+ (7.0)
Microsoft Project (1.0 or later)
Microsoft Access (1.0 or later)
Microsoft FoxPro for MS-DOS (2.0 or later)
Microsoft FoxPro for Windows (2.5 or later)
Microsoft Visual FoxPro for Windows (3.0)
In addition to the preceding products, the following products qualify for Microsoft Office 97 Service Release 1 (SR-1):
Microsoft Office 97 for Windows, Professional Edition Microsoft Office 97 for Windows, Standard Edition Microsoft Excel 97 for Windows Microsoft Word 97 for Windows Microsoft Access 97 for Windows Microsoft PowerPoint 97 for Windows Microsoft Outlook 97 for Windows, versions 8.0, 8.01, 8.02
Note Some of the qualifying products listed above may not be recognized by the Microsoft Office 97 Setup program. Also, newer versions of the programs listed above, such as suites, word processors, and spreadsheet programs, are also qualifying products, even though they are not listed above.
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