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Windows 7: Libreoffice won't install on Windows 7 64 bit

25 Feb 2013   #11
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I run Libre Office In Zorin (a Linux distro) which I run in VMware Player. Works very well there. It came with Zorin and I did not have to install anything.


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25 Feb 2013   #12
Bernardus

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

The problem seems to be solved.
I downloaded de DVD and mounted it.
It took ages, but finally Liberoffice 4 completed the installation.
See what this is worth compared to Office 2010.
Word is still working, so it is possible to use them both on the same PC.
As one expects Liberoffice is installed in the X86 folder.
So it's obvious no 64 bits version.
Thank you for your quick reply and help.
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25 Feb 2013   #13
gigagiggles

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

If Bernardus would like to confirm the download size of the package that failed to install?

In the past, I've tried to download from FileHippo and LibreOffice. Often, the download will "complete" before the full 200+MB. During the download, it (Firefox) never informed the target size, just the current size. Then, along the way, the download is done (1/3, 1/2, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6 of 200+MB) with no indication the download was faulty or interrupted.
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28 Feb 2013   #14
Bernardus

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Gigagiggles

I downloaded the file that wouldn't work from the official website, http://nl.libreoffice.org/download/ and two others sites, it's 187.636 kb Initial. (NL version)
Naam: LibreOffice_4.0.0_Win_x86.msi
CRC-32: 55ee1182
MD4: a6438875a56c79f91498a206679d0310
MD5: c9917095e00284b456a48c30b686939b
SHA-1: 7693379f22e5b323098bd047f598c1efff619b46

There are comments that it's preferable to use another browser for instance Firefox.
(Google Chrome seems to be less reliable for some reason)
I'm using Waterfox 64 bit, which is similar to Firefox.
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