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Re: Office XP

he only wants powerpoint though, not outlook before we confuse things even more Wink
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Re: Office XP

there's also a free web based version of office http://www.howtogeek.com/183299/a-free-microsoft-office-is-office-online-worth-using/
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Re: Office XP

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I have Office XP installed on my PC, I have some of its sub-sections running; Word, Excel, but not Power Point or Outlook.
Can you provide more details of it. Such as what the Help About in Word says, what MJB describes it as and what programs and options are in the menu at present for Office.
And was this the same CD you initially installed from?What does the CD say it is - there are various "editions" of Office with different components. You may have a mismatch.
How are you initiating the "upgrade" process? And where did you get the key from that you are using?
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I have .............. Word, Excel, but not Power Point or Outlook.
All editions include Powerpoint and Outlook (unlike later versions of Office) see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Office_XP (scroll down to Editions)
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All editions may have included Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook but a disk of an edition not matching the key will still most likely fail.
Even with the correct edition the retail, volume and academic license disks may refuse to accept each other's keys.
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Will refuse.  Wink
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@ Petlew
Just a thought...
Are you wishing to create Powerpoint docs, or just view them?
If the latter there's a free viewer available from Microsoft.
If the former I'll leave you in the capable hands of HP & Co.  Wink
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Gentlemen, my thanks, I've just had to rush Mrs P into hospital, I will get around to answering all your comments directly.
HPsauce, I will PM you, you will see why then.
Sorry a bit rushed.
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Hope all goes well with Mrs P.