Problem Installing MS Office on new Mac Book Pro

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by stevemolitor, Jun 25, 2007.

  1. stevemolitor macrumors newbie

    Apr 13, 2004
    I just got a new Mac Book Pro (15", 2.5 gighz) and am having trouble installing Microsoft Office 2004 on it. I'm installing from my CD, which has worked for me on intel mac books before. However on my new mac book pro it tells me that it's 'not supported' on this platform when I click the setup assistant, and when I try to do the drag-and-drop install it tells me that something is locked in .DStore and it can't copy.

    Has anyone experience similar problems? Any suggestions?


  2. miniConvert macrumors 68040


    Mar 4, 2006
    Kent, UK - the 'Garden of England'.

    Normal install worked fine on mine.

    Have you got any other PowerPC applications working correctly? If not, it could be a Rosetta problem. Have you done anything that might affect Rosetta, such as run tools that remove things you 'don't need' to free up disk space?
  3. noway macrumors regular


    Jun 11, 2007
    Yeah I have a suggestion: Get yourself Neo Office. (google it)
    Free, lighter on your system, no problem w/ installation and it' the same thing.
    No regrets here.... totally compatible too.
  4. Freyqq macrumors 601

    Dec 13, 2004

Share This Page