New MS Office 2008 in Mac G4 Fails to Load

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by Jim Gillis, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. Jim Gillis macrumors newbie

    Sep 24, 2009
    Madison County, Florida
    My newly purchased MS Office:mac 2008 Home & Student Edition disk refuses to load in my Power Mac G4/733 Quicksilver (1.5 Gigs Ram) OS X 10.4.11 with adequate Hard Drive space. Disk is ejected after about 45 seconds. Other disks load as they should. I need the word processor & spread sheet.
  2. California macrumors 68040


    Aug 21, 2004
    Call Microsoft, that's what you are paying for with a license.

    Other than that I would make sure your optical drive isn't as old as your Powermac. They do age. Get a new one for like forty bucks with warranty pretty much anywhere.

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