Office 97

To use Office 97, you need:

  • Personal or multimedia computer with a 486 or higher processor
  • Microsoft Windows 95 operating system or Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 3.51 Service Pack 5 or later (will not run on earlier versions)
  • For use on Windows 95. 8 megabytes (MB) of RAM required to run applications individually (12 MB required to run Microsoft Access); more memory may be required to run additional applications simultaneously
  • For use on Windows NT Workstation. 16 MB of memory required to run applications individually; more memory may be required to run additional applications simultaneously
  • Microsoft Office Standard hard-disk space required. 60167 MB; approximately 102 MB required for typical installation, depending on configuration (use the Office Upgrade Wizard during setup to maximize free disk space)
  • Office Professional hard-disk space required. 73191 MB; approximately 121 MB required for typical installation, depending on configuration (use the Microsoft Office Upgrade Wizard during setup to maximize free disk space)
  • CD-ROM drive
  • VGA- or higher-resolution video adapter (Super VGA, 256-color recommended)
  • Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft IntelliMouse, or compatible pointing device

Additional items or services required to use certain features

  • 9600- or higher-baud modem (14,400 baud recommended)
  • Multimedia computer required to access sound and other multimedia effects
  • Microsoft Mail, Microsoft Exchange, Internet SMTP/POP3, or other MAPI-compliant messaging software required to use e-mail
  • The Publish To The Web feature in Microsoft Access requires Microsoft Internet Information Server for Windows NT or Microsoft Personal Web Server for Windows 95
  • Microsoft Exchange Server required for certain advanced workgroup functionality in Microsoft Outlook
  • Some Internet functionality may require Internet access and payment of a separate fee to a service provider