Running Windows Office XP on Win 98 OS

  Dave21 11:53 04 Oct 2004
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I know this may be a dumb question but will I be able to install Office XP on a machine running Windows 98 or will it be incompatible?

  Diodorus Siculus 11:55 04 Oct 2004

Office XP requires the NT base - win2k or xp.

  OwenLotts 12:10 04 Oct 2004

Yes you can - i did until i upgraded to Windows XP. Its Office 2003 that needs XP or higher...

  OwenLotts 12:11 04 Oct 2004
  Diodorus Siculus 12:14 04 Oct 2004

Sorry... proven fallible again... :-}

  Gongoozler 12:21 04 Oct 2004

Office XP runs on Windows 98 or XP. Office 2003 is Windows XP only.

  Dave21 13:23 04 Oct 2004

Thanks guys- helpful as ever.

  Dave21 15:48 04 Oct 2004

One final thing....
Does this mean I can save a Powerpoint from Office XP to disc on a Win 98 OS mchine, and open it OK on a machine with a different OS?

  OwenLotts 15:50 04 Oct 2004

Yes

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