This article explains how you can download and install Microsoft Office XP full-featured on your computer. For assistance in installing Microsoft Office XP, follow the instructions and direct download link below.
Table of contents
- Clipping has come to an end
- Office XP & Windows XP
- Microsoft Office XP System Information
How to download and install Microsoft Office XP
Microsoft Office XP (known in the beta stage as Office 10, and also known as Office 2002) is a suite of the Microsoft Office family distributed by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows platform. This suite is the successor and predecessor of Microsoft Office 2003. You can also recognize it by its codename, ‘Office 10’. In the USA, it was released March 5, 2001. It first made its way to European markets on August 4, 2001. The ‘Mainstreamâ€™ support phase for Office XP expired on 11 July 2006, when Windows 98 and Me no longer were supported. Extended support ended in July 2011. Office XP tools were given the title “2002”, even though the suffix was “XP”. Word 2002 was instead called Word XP.
The final clippy
Microsoft Office XP’s advertising campaign featured Clippy and other Office Assistants being removed as a default option. Microsoft knew that these assistants were not popular and were often unused by users. These features weren’t completely removed until the 2007 version.
Office XP & Windows XP
Microsoft Office XP released in the same year as Windows XP. Despite their similar names Office XP is compatible not only with Windows XP but also with Windows NT 4.0. Windows 98 SE, Windows 2000 and Windows Me. It is compatible with Windows Vista but not with Windows 7. It is not compatible to Windows 95 (the last compatible Suite for Windows 95 being Office 2000).
Microsoft Office XP System Requirements
Office XP can be used on Windows 98SE, 98SE and Me.
- Windows XP: Requires 128 megabytes (MB) of RAM for the operating system, plus an additional 8MB of RAM for each Office program (e.g., Word) running simultaneously
- Windows 2000 Professional: Windows 2000 Professional needs 64MB RAM and an additional 8MB RAM for each Office program running simultaneously (e.g. Word).
- Windows Me and Windows NT 4.0 require 32MB RAM to run the operating system. Each Office program (e.g. Word) must be running simultaneously requires an additional 8MB RAM
- Windows 98SE or Windows 98: Windows 98 requires 24MB RAM to run the operating system. Each Office program (e.g. Word) must be running simultaneously with 8MB RAM.
Hard disk space
Different configurations will require different amounts of hard drive space. Custom installation choices will determine what space is required. Below are the minimum requirements for Office XP suites.
- Office XP Standard – 210MB of hard disk space available
- Office XP Professional Edition and Professional Special Edition: 245MB available hard drive space
- A further 115MB of space is needed on the hard disc where the operating systems is installed. System Files Updating will be available to users without Windows XP and Windows 2000.
Office XP Professional requires a Super VGA monitor (800×600 or higher) with 256 colors.
To install Office XP, you will need a CD-ROM drive.
To use Office XP you need a keyboard and mouse.
Requirements to enable speech recognition
The speech recognition features of Office XP (available for US English, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese only) require the following:
- Pentium II 400MHz (or higher) processor
- RAM 128MB and more
- Close-talk microphone
- An audio output device
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x or later
How To Download and Install Microsoft Office XP
- You can click on the below download button to start downloading the files. Depending on the speed of your download, it could take up to several hours.