how to bring MS Word from old comp onto new Macbook?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by ero87, Nov 4, 2008.

  1. ero87 macrumors 65816

    ero87

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    Hey friends, how do I safely and effectively transfer MS Office 2004 for Mac from my old iMac onto my new MacBook? Can I just transfer the application? Are there strange folders scattered that I need to transfer too?
     
  2. JediMeister macrumors 68040

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    Microsoft Office cannot be migrated from one system to another, you have to run the installer from the disc to make sure all the files end up where they should.
     
  3. Matari macrumors member

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    I did do this recently. i put the Microsoft Office folder into my public folder (MacBook Pro), accessed it from my macbook and it worked.
     
  4. themoonisdown09 macrumors 601

    themoonisdown09

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    As JediMeister said, it's probably easiest to just run the installer again.
     

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