When you first try to use a feature that is not yet installed, 2007 Microsoft Office system usually installs the feature automatically.

If the feature that you want is not installed automatically, do the following:

  1. Exit all programs.
  2. In Microsoft Windows, click the Start button, and then click Control Panel.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista Click Programs, and then click Installed Programs. Click the name of the Microsoft Office edition or program you want to change, and then click Change.

NOTE In Classic view, double-click Programs, and then click Installed Programs. Click the name of the Microsoft Office edition or program you want to change, and then click Change.

  • Microsoft Windows XP Click Add or Remove Programs, and then click Change or Remove Programs. Click the name of the Microsoft Office edition or program you want to change, and then click Change.

NOTE In Classic view, double-click Add or Remove Programs, click the name of the Microsoft Office edition or program you want to change, and then click Change.

  1. In the 2007 Microsoft Office system Setup dialog box, click Add or Remove Features, and then click Next.
  2. Click the custom installation options that you want:
    • Click a plus sign (+) to expand a folder and see more features.
    • The symbol next to each feature indicates how that feature will be installed by default. You can change how the feature will be installed by clicking its symbol, and then selecting another symbol from the list that appears. The symbols and their meanings are as follows:

Run from My Computer The feature will be installed and stored on your hard disk when you complete Setup. Subfeatures won’t be installed and stored on your hard disk.

Run all from My Computer The feature and all of its subfeatures will be installed and stored on your hard disk when you complete Setup.

Installed on First Use The feature will be installed on your hard disk when you use the feature for the first time. At that time, you may need access to the CD or network server that you originally installed from. This option may not be available for all features.

Not Available Not Available The feature won’t be installed because it is not available.

  • If a feature has subfeatures, a symbol with a white background indicates that the feature and all of its subfeatures have the same installation method. A symbol with a gray background indicates that the feature and its subfeatures have a combination of installation methods.
  • You can also use the keyboard to browse through features and change feature options. Use the UP ARROW and DOWN ARROW keys to select features. Use the RIGHT ARROW key to expand a feature that contains one or more subfeatures. Use the LEFT ARROW key to collapse an expanded feature. When you have selected the feature that you want to change, press SPACEBAR to display the menu of setup choices. Use the UP ARROW and DOWN ARROW keys to select the setup option that you want, and then press ENTER.
  1. When you are done choosing the custom installation options that you want, do one of the following:
    • Click Upgrade. This button appears if Setup detects an earlier version of the same Office program on your computer.
    • Click Install Now. This button appears if Setup does not detect an earlier version of the same Office program on your computer.

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