Unattended Installation of Microsoft Office 2007 Enterprise

1. Insert your office 2007 enterprise dvd-cd and open it and at a blank space hold SHIFT+Right Click and click on Open command windows here.


2. At the command prompt that opens type in setup.exe /admin and press enter.

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3. Then a new type of office installation interface will appear and you need to select your version of office and click OK.

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4. Now you can costumize your office install, click on Setup – install location and organization name and change the settings like this.

  • Default installation path= [ProgramFilesFolder]\Microsoft Office
  • Organization Name=Test

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5. Then click on Licensing and use interface and change the settings like this:

  • product key=Enter product key (most of the time is taped on the back of your office dvd cover)
  • select, I accept the terms in the license agreements
  • display level=Basic
  • select completion notice and suppress modal

6. Click on File>Save to save the new installation changes.

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7. As a location select the main office installation files directory and save it with a different name such as Test.msp.

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8. When you save it you can go to the saving location witch is office 2007 and run the installation.

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Manual Install

1. Go to your office 2007 installation files and go to EnterpriseWW folder.

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2. Right click on Config.xml file and click on Edit.

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3. Change all that code in there with this one.

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<Configuration Product="Enterprise">
<!-- <Display Level="full" CompletionNotice="yes" SuppressModal="no" AcceptEula="no" /> -->
 <!-- <Logging Type="standard" Path="%temp%" Template="Microsoft Office Enterprise Setup(*).txt" /> -->
 <!-- <PIDKEY Value="BCDFGHJKMPQRTVWXY2346789B" /> -->

<!– <USERNAME Value=”Customer” /> –>

<!– <COMPANYNAME Value=”MyCompany” /> –>

<!– <INSTALLLOCATION Value=”%programfiles%\Microsoft Office” /> –>

<!– <LIS CACHEACTION=”CacheOnly” /> –>

<!– <SOURCELIST Value=”\\server1\share\Office12;\\server2\share\Office12″ /> –>

<!– <DistributionPoint Location=”\\server\share\Office12″ /> –>

<!– <OptionState Id=”OptionID” State=”absent” Children=”force” /> –>

<!– <Setting Id=”Reboot” Value=”IfNeeded” /> –>

<!– <Command Path=”msiexec.exe” Args=”/i \\server\share\my.msi” QuietArg=”/q” ChainPosition=”after” Execute=”install” /> –>


4. Now you can save this config.xml file and run the office installation file setup.exe without any problem.

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I started this tech blog back in 2011 as a place to write down processes I took to fix my client systems and network. Now I write some tips and tricks to help others with the tech issues that one might encounter.

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