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How do I install Office Professional Plus 2010 on a Windows 7 Home machine

Dear All,
How do I install Office Professional Plus 2010 on a Windows 7 Home machine without getting a 'Product requires Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2' error message.
Don't remember getting similar messages with previous versions of Office Pro.
Thanks in anticipation
Toco
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Can post the screenshot of the error message.


Ded9
why do you get a error pointing to windows server 2008 sevice pack 2 if your using windows 7 home that sounds likely a problem They are related so I have gooled that and found nothing so go to control panel system and in there it tells you what is intalled
Found this article

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2267642


Try installing the program in compatibility mode...


Ded9
One article says you can install sharepoint foundation first.


http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displayLang=en&id=5970



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Try Compatibility mode on the installer application by right clicking on it and going to Compatibility tab in Properties window and selecting other OS or Service packs and see if it answers or not . . .
Tocogroup--What is the source of "Office Professional Plus 2010 "?
I don't think that is Office Pro Plus 2010 that he is trying to install.. or at least a legit version
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Yes, it is a legit version. Full licensed copy with product key. Bought through a Microsoft distributor.
Tocogroup--So you have a retail DVD?  Ask the MS distributor for advice and perhaps request another DVD.
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Tocogroup--Do you have an earlier version of Office installed on that PC?  If so uninstall and then try try to install Office 2010.
What version of Office are you trying to install?. Install the 32 bit version regardless of the bit version of Windows.
Not compatability mode worked ok
Thank you
Toco