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Windows 7: office 2007business

12 Dec 2009   #1

office 2007business

Hello all..

I have an upgrade brand new from microsoft (businessoffice2007) i know i need at least one component of office on my new system,,Therefore having nothing in the way of office i decided to dnload a trail version and install my version with my licence, but it wont let me doit..i have done it on windows xp..Any idea on how to doit on win7
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12 Dec 2009   #2

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Hi Eddy, welcome to the Seven Forums.

To install an upgrade version of Office, you need to have a licensed MsOffice installed on your system. Trial license does not qualify for upgrading.

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13 Dec 2009   #3


I have the licenced version of the upgrade..what i did and was told by Microsoft to dnload the trial then instead of the trial licence use my upgrade licence to authenticate the software..but i keep getting this issue in win 7

"" The setup Controller has encountered a problem during install "

Any idea what that means
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13 Dec 2009   #4

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Try running the installer as administrator...However, despite what MS may have told you, Im with Kari on this one....
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