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Microsoft office on a USB drive???

im wondering if you can run microsoft office off a USB drive. i understand that registy is a problem and that there is openoffice for USB. But i need to know if it's possible to run MS office froma USB?

thanks

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Re: MS Office from an USB

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I doubt it. But why not just try it? Copye the full MS Office folder from Program Files to your USB-stick. Mount it in another machine and try to run winword.exe (and excel, powerpoint and whatever components you like to run) from it.

Please post your experiences. It will be interesting.

Kees

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it does not work!!!!

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nope it does not work. im not shocked though. they should defintly make on that will run on USB drive though

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Re: MS Office on a USB drive

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QUOTE:
"they should defintly make on that will run on USB drive though"

Yeah? Why should they?

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Why they should NOT.

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Nobody would buy the product if it suffices to copy it somewhere to a USB-stick. With a 75% margin on the product, I wouldn't do it either.

OpenOffice is free, so they do. Nice, ain't it?

Kees

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