OFF97: Office 97 Requires Internet Explorer 3.01 or Later

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Microsoft Office 97 for Windows requires that Microsoft Internet Explorer3.01 or later be installed for proper Internet and Hypertext MarkupLanguage (HTML) functionality.
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How to Determine Which Version of Internet Explorer Is Installed

  1. Start the Internet Explorer.
  2. On the Help menu, click About Internet Explorer.
The version of Microsoft Internet Explorer appears near the top of theAbout Internet Explorer dialog box. If the version is "Version 3.0(4.70.1215)" or later, the correct version of Internet Explorer isinstalled.

How to Install the Latest Version of Internet Explorer

Point your Web browser to the following Web address and follow the directions on the pageto install the latest version of Microsoft Internet Explorer:

For additional information, please see the following article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:

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Article ID: 159707 - Last Review: 10/24/2013 05:31:00 - Revision: 2.0

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