Transfer MS Office from old PC to new


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Old 11-26-05, 05:34 PM
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Transfer MS Office from old PC to new

I have a retail OEM version of MS Office 97 on an old PC of mine. I would like to install it on my new PC but I don't have the disk(s). I trust that this would be perfectly legal as long as it was only on one of my machines. Can this be done? If so, how?
 
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Old 11-26-05, 10:43 PM
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find the discs..
 
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Old 11-27-05, 06:40 AM
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You need the disks and the key.
 
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Old 11-29-05, 03:43 PM
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Generally, OEM software is licensed to the PC it was sold with, and is "illegal" to install on another computer. There is no such legal thing as Retail OEM, it is either one or the other

A totally legal option would be to get one of the free office suites.
 
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Old 11-30-05, 02:31 PM
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or move the hard drive from the first computer over to the second...
 
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Old 11-30-05, 03:17 PM
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or move the hard drive from the first computer over to the second...
Usually not an option when switching from a PC of the Office 97 era to a new one, plus it can create alot of headaches.
 
 

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