To install Microsoft Office 365 follow the steps below, note that if you have installed another version of office (such as the 64bit version) you will need to uninstall that first.

  • To uninstall, go to the windows control panel (continued after image...)

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Select MS office and click uninstall (see image below) continued after image...

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When finished RESTART YOUR PC before you go any further.

To install office 365:

Logon to the PC with an account that has administrative privileges

  • Go to your office 365 portal (
  • Logon to your account
  • Click on the install office drop-down (see 1 below)
  • Click on the "other install options" selection from the drop-down (see 2 below)

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  • Don't click on the install office button as that will give you the 64 bit office install by default.
  • Click on Apps and devices (see 3 below)

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  • Click on the version drop-down and chose 32 Bit (see 4 below), I recommend you use 32 bit office regardless of the version of Windows you have. 32bit office provides for better compatibility

Follow the prompts to install



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