Microsoft Office

By apell
Mar 26, 2005
  1. HI y"all i am trying to install SP1 of Ms office but i am finding difficulty.
    i keep getting a message saying that it has not found the software on my Pc then .. asks if i want to install then i click yes and "RUn" ....but after that nothing happens .. the disk runs for about ten seconds then does nothing after that. even after one hour i see no more messages just silence help :knock: :confused:
  2. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Which Windows OS and which Office version?
    Office 2000 usually includes SP1 already.
  3. apell

    apell TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 23


    the version is windows Xp and office 2003 .......
  4. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    Is your software legit and registered?
    M$ have peculiar ways to prevent updates in certain cases.
    If you don't specifically need this SP1, leave it for the moment.
    Maybe someone else ?
  5. apell

    apell TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 23

    Ms Office

    yes it is legit ..... i bought it from my university computer store UT Arlington Texas ...... it was a student version / offer
  6. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

    This is what M$ says:
    Installation instructions
    To install this update, do one of the following:

    * Use Office Update on the Office Online Web site (recommended). Office Update automatically detects Office and prompts you to install updates and service packs that bring Office programs up-to-date.

    * Install only Office 2003 SP1. To do this, follow these steps:
    1. Download one of the two .exe files by using the links at the bottom of the page, and then save the file to your hard disk drive.
    o Office2003SP1-kb842532-client-enu.exe: You should download this file if you have access to your original product CD-ROM. You might need to provide the installation source during patch installation if you have previously updated your product.
    o Office2003SP1-kb842532-fullfile-enu.exe: Download this file if you do not have access to your original product CD-ROM or if you have experienced problems installing the Office2003SP1-kb842532-client-enu.exe file.
    2. It is recommended that you quit any programs you are running.

    3. In Windows Explorer, double-click the .exe file that you saved to your hard disk drive, and follow the instructions on the screen.

    Did you get the small web-update that needs to go online, or the full install?
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