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Hi,

I used the installation manual of http://sharepointfarmer.com/onedrive-for-business-app-silent-install/#comment-16774 to install OneNote 2013 on our Office 2010 Windows 7 systems.

I do wonder why an install of > 1GB is needed while the setup-file is 1MB is needed?!
Especially two files stream.x86.x-none.dat and stream.x86.x-en-us.dat are gigantic in size (respectively 200 MB and 800 MB).
What are these files and what are they doing to my system?

Please advise on that."
J.
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by:John Hurst
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Are you doing a streaming install ? This what Office 2013 wants to do. I see this when I install Office.
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As mentioned, I'm using http://sharepointfarmer.com/onedrive-for-business-app-silent-install/#comment-16774 , no clue what you are referring to.
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What I should have called the above (was not in my Office) is Office Click-to-Run streaming install. Click-to-Run is a method where Office (or a component) starts to install and looks like it is running and then installs in the background.

If you have an Office Enterprise DVD, it will not use Click-to-Run, otherwise Office will use Click-to-Run.

This is very different from Office 2010.
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by:janhoedt
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If you just would have asked :-) We have Office Enterprise 2013.
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So John, could you clarify because I still don't get what you're saying.
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Office Enterprise, if I understand correctly, has the install components on a DVD or in a big file. You do not download Office Enterprise on the fly. So for a traditional Office Enterprise install, nothing should be downloaded.

I do not know exactly what is happening to you above. One Note is MUCH bigger than 1 MB, so my guess is that Office uses the full install file (which is about 800 MB and could be bigger) to get the components it needs to install One Note.
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by:janhoedt
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Fair enough, no answer found but I'm not looking any furhter though.
Note: it was about OneDrive not OneNote.
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@janhoedt  - Thanks for the update.
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