Browse other questions tagged or. Makes troubleshooting the first time easier. You'll need to enter your product key, email and account security details before you can proceed the product key is on the packaging or should have been provided with your download. I was in a hurry the day I wrote this so I overlooked that part. Have it run after Office installs. The Level attribute of the Display element in the Config. Administrators must also make sure that no Office applications run during an installation of Office 2010.
Will really appreciate your help. Your other choice was the Office Customization Utility. Make your modifications at this time. Sean Kearney, aka the Energized Tech, put together this post on how to customize a silent install of Office 2010. WaitForExit method allows us to synchronize the installation.
Step 1: Extract administrative files from Office installations disk Locate the setup. You do not need the original source media, but you do need the xml file to pass arguments. You can also use Word Mobile for Windows devices it has read-only limitations on anything other than a phone and Microsoft Word for Android on a Chromebook or Android device can be downloaded for free. The install is also set to run when no user is logged in. You can adjust the call to setup.
Step 1 — Choose Install File Using , select your setup. We are all standalone machines. I would also try just running that command from a prompt and make sure it works. For example, to specify that Setup install both English and French, with English as the default installation language, add the following elements:. I have it silent install Visio, Project and then Office and have Office kick off the activation after and all three products are activated at once.
See Setup command-line options for Office 2010. . Just chuck this batch in your post sysprep script, should do the trick for you. Do not modify anything below this line. However for enterprise deployments, 99% of the time Suppress Modal should be on anyway. Keep in mind that there might be many ways to achieve this and that this is just one of them.
You may need to perform this uninstall on multiple machines, in which case, copying the. To specify silent installation options in Config. I will go over just a few of them here. Your installation status will be displayed as it updates. Use the at TechNet to get full details on what needs to be done if you want to go in-depth. Would you like to answer one of these instead? Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the.
Afterall, users have different needs. I have to install Office 2010 on several machines but we do not have a domain. The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work. Not the answer you're looking for? I tested this out again to be sure. Open that with Notepad or your choice of editor for Text Based file and look for the line marked -------- End Custom. The Office Customization Tool will start automatically. With Office 2010 out the door more and more people are adding it to their deployment plans.
On the ones its not activating on, I would check the installer log file within the %temp% dir. Can you tell me how to force the installation to D:? A full installation can easily take over 30 minutes. In truth, this is nothing new. I ask all these questions because like you I wasted a lot of time on this and was unable to get it to work when trying to install completely silent via group policy to windows xp and ended up just manuallying activating each install. Some may fail which should still work. For example, to install Office Professional Plus 2010 after you modify the Config. Set the value of the Id attribute to the language tag that corresponds to the language that you want to install.
My goal is for the batch file to execute the setup file from a network shared folder. Is there a way to activate Office 2010 after the install? Any help would be greatly appreciated. It's not as clear cut as I'd like it to be, but it's intuitive enough. As noted previously, administrators must also make sure that no Office applications are running during an installation of Office 2010. If you have any tips on successful deployments of Office, please let us know. Unless this is the Admin account originally created with windows 7 which runs everything as admin, regardless of how its done renamed, that may be the problem. I like to keep this simple.