This article shows you how to download and install the full version of Microsoft Office XP for free on PC. To install Microsoft Office XP on your PC, please follow the steps and download link.
Table of contents
- Clipping has come to an end
- Office XP & Windows XP
- Microsoft Office XP System Information
How to Download and Install Microsoft Office XP
Microsoft Office XP was known in beta stage as Office 10 but is also known as Office 2002. This suite of Microsoft Office products is distributed by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows platform. This suite, which replaces Microsoft Office 2000 as well as the predecessor to Office 2003 can be referred to by either the code name or the name “Office 10”. In the USA, it was released March 5, 2001. It first made its way to European markets on August 4, 2001. The ‘Mainstream’support phase for Office XP came to an end on the 11th of July 2006. This was also the day that Windows 98/ME were discontinued. Extended support ended on 12/7/2011. Office XP’s tools were given the title 2002 even though their suffix was “XP”. For example, Word was not called Word XP, but Word 2002 instead.
The final clippy
Microsoft Office XP’s advertising campaign featured Clippy and other Office Assistants being removed as a default option. Microsoft knew that these assistants were not popular and were often unused by users. These features were not entirely removed in the 2007 version.
Office XP, Windows XP
Microsoft Office XP was released the same year as Windows XP and despite the similarities between names, Office XP is compatible with Windows XP, but also with Windows NT 4.0, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows 2000, Windows Me where it will be latest suite compatible. It has some compatibility with Windows Vista. However, it does not have compatibility with Windows 7. It is not compatible for Windows 95 (the last compatible suite of Windows 95 is Office 2000).
Microsoft Office XP System Information
Office XP can be used on Windows 98SE, 98SE and Me.
- Windows XP: Windows XP needs 128 megabytes (MB), RAM for the operating systems, and 8MB RAM for each Office program running simultaneously (e.g. Word).
- Windows 2000 Professional – Requires 64MB RAM for the operating systems and an additional 8MB RAM each Office program (e.g. Word), that are running simultaneously
- Windows Me 4.0 and Windows NT 4.0: Windows Me requires 32MB of RAM, plus an additional 8MB for each Office program (e.g. Word), that is running simultaneously
- Windows 98 or 98SE: Requires 24MB of RAM for the operating system, plus an additional 8MB of RAM for each Office program (e.g., Word) running simultaneously
Hard disk space
There are different requirements for hard disk space depending on configuration. Your installation choice will determine the amount of space you need. Below is a list of the minimum hard disk requirements to run Office XP suites.
- Office XP Standard: 210MB of available hard disk space
- Office XP Professional & Professional Special Edition: 245MB free hard disk space
- An additional 115MB space is required on your hard disk to install the operating software. System Files Updating will be available to users without Windows XP and Windows 2000.
Office XP Professional requires a Super VGA (800×600) or higher resolution monitor with 256 colors.
To install Office XP, you will need a CD-ROM drive.
To use Office XP, you will need a mouse
Requirements for speech recognition features
These are the requirements for Office XP’s speech recognition features (available only for US English, Japanese and Simplified Mandarin Chinese):
- Pentium II 400MHz (or higher) processor
- 128MB or more of RAM
- A close-talk microphone
- An audio output device
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 and later
Downloading and installing Microsoft Office XP
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