office 2013 install

Posted on 2014-03-24
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Is there a way to disable the sky drive connections for a network install of Office 2013. My organization is not cloud based and has office users who get e-mail but are not allowed internet access. How can Office 2013 be installed yet not have all the cloud based integrations?
Question by:geriatricgeek
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by:John Hurst
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You need to have an Internet connection to install Retail Office 2013. I got Office "365" which was in reality Office 2013 by subscription and the install is via Internet.

After that, just use it locally and do not use Sky Drive. I do that. I use it all locally on my ThinkPad and do not use SkyDrive. It works fine this way.
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Netman66 earned 2000 total points
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You can customize Office before deploying.

There's plenty of info here:


Group Policy can be used to turn features off too with the Office 2013 admx templates.

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