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setup could not find any available products to install

I am trying to install office 2007 (32bit) volume license on a server 2008 R2 (64bit). The server is set up as a terminal server 12 licenses. No other version of office has been installed on the server. when I run the setup I get the following error message "setup could not find any available products to install ",  any help would be greatly appreciated
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CNS_SupportCommented:
You need to install office through Add/Remove Programs from the Control Panel on a Terminal Server.
Please note that you will need an Office License for each TS or RDP CAL that you have.
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skull52Author Commented:
there is no add/remove programs per-say just programs, this is Server 2008 R2 running as an RDP role, if you are talking about "Install Application on remote desktop" tried it, same results.
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aoakeleyCommented:
Is this a volume license copy of office?
OEM office 2007 will not install on TS.
I am not sure about retail pack (FPP)
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aoakeleyCommented:
Also although apparently not required for 2008 TS try putting the server in install mode via command prompt first
#> change user /install
---- install office
#> change user /execute
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aoakeleyCommented:
You can also get this message if you are using an "upgrade" CDROM
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skull52Author Commented:
I thank all of you for you help, but none of the suggestions worked.  I found the solution, I have 2 new Windows 2008 64 bit servers , one running as a terminal server and one running our SQL DB, both servers exhibited the same problem with the Office 2007 install  the  "setup could not find any available products to install" error. I was installing Office from a network share with the contents copied from the CD which I have done many times to both XP and Windows 7 32 bit machines with no problems, I also tried coping the install files locally, no dice. So running out of options I tried installing from from the CD and presto it worked for both machines.

FYI
I have also seen this behavior on 64 bit Windows 7 machines but don't know if the above fix will work as I have not tested it.
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skull52Author Commented:
Found solution myself
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