Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Installing Office XP on New Windows 7 Laptop

19 Sep 2010   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit

Thanks to everyone who's posted on this one. Thinks took a turn earlier today when I tried to install itunes on the laptop and it wouldn't install.. set the bells ringing that my earlier thought of it being an issue with the Windows installer might be true. I did a full factory re-set and lo and behold, Office XP installed perfectly.. as did itunes!!

So thanks all- I''ve passed on the info about the Student Edition maybe being cheaper at Uni... A week today, I lose my baby....but gain a room!!!!!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Sep 2010   #12

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers

Hi there
Office XP will install and run perfectly -- install via "run as administrator".

Normally Home users are "already" the administrator so install goes without a problem.

Note that Office XP WILL require activation so if you've already activated it use the telephone activation and sya you've upgraded ONE machine to Office 2007 so you want to move Office XP to another machine.

No probs.

In fact even Office 97 will work fine on W7.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Installing Office XP on New Windows 7 Laptop

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
HDD Failure: Replacing HDD and Need help Installing Windows 7/Office
Background: I noticed my computer hanging, running slowly, etc. Checked the S.M.A.R.T. status, it displays warning and is showing signs of impending failure. My Spring College semester begins in 4 days. I already bought a new Western Digital 750GB HDD. Problem: I need help installing and...
Installation & Setup
Windows 7 gets stuck installing office
Hi, I have an emachines desktop that came preinstalled with Windows 7. I had to perform a full system recovery to get rid of the system doctor 2014 virus. I purchased the set of recovery discs from acer for my specific machine. All went well with as far as putting in the various discs when asked....
Microsoft Office
Installing MS Office 2010 to replace Office 2007
I purcased MS OFiice 2010 Professional through the MS Home Use Program to replace MS Office 2007. I received the link and product key via e-mail; I've ordered the CD's but they won't arrive for another 2 weeks. Several posts indicated that I should uninstall the 2007 version, then install...
Microsoft Office
Issues installing Office 2007 (Windows 7)
I've just purchased a laptop (without a cd-drive) and wanted to install Office. As a student I have free access to Office 2007 (Microsoft Office Suite 2007 Service Pack 1 32-bit (English) - MSDNAA). I'm currently using Office Starter 2010. Now when I download the iso file, using winRAR I...
Microsoft Office
Installing Office Pro' Plus on a 2nd PC (laptop)
I have a copy of Microsoft Office Professional Plus purchased from Software4Students 2 years ago, and I have it installed on my main PC. I plan to buy a laptop in the future, and would like to know if I can install it 100% fine on a second device. This is from the Microsoft Software Licence...
Microsoft Office
Installing office 2003 on Windows 7 64x
Hello, I just installed Windows 7 on a new computer I built. Most all of my programs installed except when I insert my Office 2003 disk. It freezes the drive and won't bring up any information and won't un-freeze until I eject the disk. I really don't want to upgrade to 2007 as 2003 does just...
Microsoft Office

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 18:52.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App