Microsoft Office 2003 ReadMe File: General Information
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This document provides late-breaking information about the Microsoft® Office 2003. The Contents section lists all of the information contained in this file; for late breaking information specific to an individual Office system product, see the Readme file for that product.
|PowerPoint Viewer 2003||PVREADME.HTM|
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Readme file locations
Before installation, the Readme files are located on CD1 in FILES\PFILES\MSOFFICE\OFFICE11\LCID, where LCID is the number for the language of your product. After installation, these files are located on your hard disk in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office11\LCID, where LCID is the number for the language of your product.
|Arabic (Saudi Arabia)||1025|
|Chinese (Hong Kong SAR)||3076|
|English (United States)||1033|
|Spanish (Modern Sort)||3082|
All Microsoft Office editions in the 2003 release have approximately the same minimum system requirements.
|Processor||Pentium 233 Mhz or higher processor; Pentium III recommended|
|Operating system||Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 or later, or Windows XP or later (recommended)|
|Memory||64 MB RAM (minimum);128 MB RAM (recommended)|
|Disk space||245 MB, including 115 MB of available space on the hard disk that contains the operating system. Hard-disk space usage varies depending up the configuration. A local installation source requires approximately 2 GB of hard-disk space during the installation; the local installation source that remains on users' computers requires as much as 240 MB of hard-disk space beyond that required for Office.|
|Monitor||Super VGA (800 x 600) or higher resolution with 256 colors|
|Disk drive||CD-ROM drive|
|Pointing device||Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft IntelliMouse®, or compatible pointing device|
Note None of the Microsoft Office editions in the 2003 release runs on the Microsoft Windows Me, Windows 98, or Windows NT operating systems. If any client computers are currently running one of these operating systems, you must upgrade the operating system before installing Microsoft Office.
Certain programs in the Microsoft Office System require additional items or services:
- Speech recognition requires a Pentium II 400 Mhz or higher processor.
- Microsoft Office InfoPath™ 2003 requires Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or greater.
- Handwritten notes in Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 require Tablet PC pen input for capturing digital ink.
- Advanced collaboration features in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 may require Microsoft Exchange Server 2003.
- Internet functionality requires separate dial-up or broadband Internet access.