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#1 firefighter17103

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Posted 30 November 2008 - 10:55 AM

Hello all,

I am in the process of setting up a xp pro & vista home prem dual boot system. I have a 320GB HDD and I set up the partitions. I have (2) 50GB and (2) 100GB partitions. (1) 50GB will be used for XP and the other for Vista. I am planing on using (1) 100GB for programs and files and the other for data storage. Lets say I install MS Office 2007 on XP can i then set it up and install it on vista without having to do two separate installs?

Thanks in advance for your help

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 30 November 2008 - 11:04 AM

I don't know. I think you will have to read the Office EULA to know for sure
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Posted 30 November 2008 - 11:40 AM

<<Lets say I install MS Office 2007 on XP can i then set it up and install it on vista without having to do two separate installs?>>

Not sure I understand the question.

Installing it on one O/S but not each...will only allow the users of the O/S not installed...to view the files, not have them function as if they are installed.

Data files on either install will be viewable from either O/S, but programs must be installed in order for the O/S to manipulate them properly.

If you are asking can you install the same licensed version on one system for two different O/Ses, then I agree with the answer provided previously.

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