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In Microsoft Office 97, it is possible to customize a post-administrative installation (setup /a) so that when your users run Office 97 Setup, Microsoft Photo Editor is not available for installation and none of the Microsoft Photo Editor components are installed.
This article explains how to perform this task by editing the Office Setup .stf file.
WARNING: This modification may not be supported by Microsoft. Microsoft support professionals will support some modifications to a BACKUP copy of the Setup.stf file. Note also that while support professionals may help customers modify specific lines of an STF, we will not rewrite the entire file in order to achieve a desired configuration. As a general rule, support is limited to options that can normally be changed by a user during a standard installation of the application.
NOTE: The following steps work only if you first perform an administrative installation (setup /a) of Office 97 to a server on your network. If you are performing a stand-alone installation using the Office 97 compact disc, you cannot use the steps in this article.
Before you perform the following steps, make a backup copy of the Off97pro.stf or Off97std.stf file on your server. Rename the file to Backup.stf and do not open or edit it for any reason.
For more information about using custom setup table files with Microsoft Office 97, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/158281/EN-US/ )OFF97 Err Msg: "Setup Error 544"
Article ID: 165696 - Last Review: October 6, 2013 - Revision: 1.1