Office 2010 Beta Set-Up Error 1706

  fpc 09:09 10 Jan 2010

I have repeatedly tried to load the Beta version from the disc but am prevented from completing the installation by Error 1706, which says Set-Up cannot find the required files.

As I loading this from a disc I find this somewhat surprising.

I have an XP pc with service pack 3.

Please note I have tried to load the Microsoft site version but have a similar problem with a missing file, even though the folder is present.
Not eht file size for the 32 Bit version was 688 Mb.

Any solutions??

  bremner 10:49 10 Jan 2010

This error seems to be common when installing onto a machine that aleady has Office 2007 installed.

Is this the case with you?

  fpc 13:40 10 Jan 2010

Office 2007 is/was installed.
I changed from "Customise" and selected the "Upgrade" option, to remove Office 2007.
Office 2010 was then installed successfully.


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