Thursday, January 26, 2012

Install Office 2010 on XP SP 2 !!

When someone tries to install Office 2010 on Windows XP Service Pack 2 he may face incompatibility problem. Because Office 2010 has no official support for XP SP 2. 

To install Office 2010 you might not like to change your OS. But even after you would like to use the wonderful version of MS Office.

There are 2 ways to install Office 2010 on Windows XP. 

The first one is a simple registry trick. 

1. Go to Registry (Hint: Run --> regedit)
2. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Windows
3. Change CSDVersion string value from 200 to 300
4. Reboot
5. Install Office 2010 and reboot again
6. Repeat first four steps to get 300 to 200 parameter again

The second method is more easy and reliable. 

Simply download the MSXML file from Microsoft. Then install it on your XP SP 2.

Now you are almost done. Enjoy Office 2010.

NB: Do not install Office 2010 in a low configuration PC. To see the system requirement, click here.

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