access 2002 to be installed in a laptop with no DVD drive.

i have the installation CD for access 2002. but no drive on this laptop..

to make it easy, is there any reliable download of office 2002 online then I can punch in the valid license key to get going?

any thoughts?

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Rob MinersConnect With a Mentor Commented:
If you are in a network environment you could Share a CD/DVD Drive on the Network

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John HurstConnect With a Mentor Business Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If I remember correctly, you can copy the CD (set) to a large USB key on a different computer with a working DVD drive. Then install from the USB Key.

That is how I would approach it.

For future work, get a USB DVD Drive. I have one of these and this is how I deal with CD installations.
Gary CaseConnect With a Mentor RetiredCommented:
Use the tool of your choice to create an ISO of the CD on another system.   Then download and install the free Magic Disc [ ]

You'll now have a virtual DVD drive on your system -- just "mount" the ISO of the Access install CD into that drive, and install as normal.

OR ... just buy an external USB DVD drive :-)
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Paul SauvéConnect With a Mentor RetiredCommented:
if you don't have a USB port, you may be able to use the Internet
25112Author Commented:
helped, thank you experts-
Rob MinersCommented:
Your welcome :)
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