how to install 2008 version bypassing old version of word on new computer



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how to install 2008 version bypassing old version of word on new computer

Postby Ma-Man » Tue, 12 Jan 2010 19:01:49 GMT

Version: 2008
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
Processor: Intel

Hello, <br><br>I bought a new iMac recently along with Word for Mac 2008 upgrade.  The word software stated that an older version must pre-exisit on the computer for the new version to be install.  My older versions are 'Word 2004 upgrade', 'Word X upgrade' then finally 'Word 2001'.  Do I need to install all the old softwares in sequential order so I can install the Mac 2008 upgrade (and then delete the older versions later)?  Incidentally, my 'Word X upgrade' and 'Word 2001' are registered with Microsoft, but 'Word 2004' upgrade is purchased right before my previous Mac died so I did not get a chance to register Word 2004 upgrade. <br><br>Thanks for any input or advice, <br><br>George

Re: how to install 2008 version bypassing old version of word on new computer

Postby CyberTaz » Tue, 12 Jan 2010 20:31:09 GMT

You need not actually *install* either of the older versions. When you're
prompted for the location during the installation of 2008 pop one of the
other source disks into the drive & point the Installer to it.

HTH |:>) 
Bob Jones 
[MVP] Office:Mac

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