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Install Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 from the UW Network

Introduction

Through the Microsoft Campus Agreement, the University of Wyoming (UW) provides the latest versions of Microsoft Office (for both Windows and Macintosh operating systems) for UW-owned computers. Supported versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system are also provided through this agreement. These specific Microsoft software installations are provided free of charge to departments.

Cooperating agencies may be eligible to purchase software through the UW Microsoft Academic Select License Program. Further information on this program can be found on the UW Select Program Web page, or call 766-3686.

For ease of installation of this software, Information Technology (IT) provides network installation points. These network locations are restricted to UWYO domain accounts, and the Microsoft licenses restrict the installation of these products to UW-owned computers only.

Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 Applications

  • Word
  • Excel
  • Access
  • PowerPoint
  • Outlook with Business Contact Manager
  • Publisher
  • InfoPath
  • OneNote
  • SharePoint Workspace
  • Lync

Minimum System Requirements for Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013

  • Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86- or x64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set
  • Operating System:
    • Office 2013 32-bit products are supported on the following Windows operating systems:
      • Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)*
      • Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
      • Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)**
      • Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
    • Office 2013 64-bit products are only supported on the following Windows operating systems:
      • Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)*
      • Windows 7 (64-bit)
      • Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)**
      • Windows 8 (64-bit)
        *Windows Server 2008 R2 is available only in 64-bit architecture
        **Windows Server 2012 is available only in 64-bit architecture
  • Memory (RAM): 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit); 2 gigabytes (GB) RAM (64-bit)
  • Hard drive space: 3.0 GB available.
    NOTE: Hard disk space usage varies depending on whether installed from a download or from CD and based on the chosen configuration; custom installation choices may require more or less hard disk space; a complete installation will require more hard disk space.
  • Browser: Internet Explorer 8, 9, or 10; Mozilla Firefox 10.x or a later version; Apple Safari 5; or Google Chrome 17.x.

Additional information on the system requirements for Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 and specific items and services can be found at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee624351.aspx.

NOTE: These are the minimum requirements for running Office Professional Plus 2013. Performance may be degraded if the computer resources are limited by a minimum configuration.

Procedure

NOTE: It is recommended that you uninstall all previous versions of Microsoft Office and any beta Microsoft applications prior to installing Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013.

  1. Accessing the Network Installation Point for Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013

    1. Click the Start menu button, and click in the Search program and files box.
       
    2. In the Search program and files box, type \\uwapps.uwyo.edu\office2013ProPlus$\setup.exe for the 32-bit version, or \\uwapps.uwyo.edu\office2013ProPlus64$\setup.exe for the 64-bit version, and press Enter.
      NOTE: It is recommended to install the 32bit version of Office unless you usually work with extra-large databases or worksheets. Please see Microsoft’s Recommendation for more information on 32 bit vs. 64 bit.
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    3. If you are running Windows Vista or Windows 7, you may get a User Account Control warning. Click Yes (or Continue).
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  2. Installing Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013

    1. In the Read the Microsoft Software License Terms window, click the I accept the terms of this agreement check box, and click Continue.
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    2. In the Choose the installation you want window, click Install Now.
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    3. In the Thank you for installing Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 window, click Close.
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    4. If you are prompted to reboot your computer, make sure all your other windows are closed, and click Yes.
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  3. Opening a Microsoft Office Application

    • To open an Office 2013 application, click the Start menu button, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Office 2013, and click whichever Office application you would like to open.
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  4. Creating a shortcut on your Desktop for an application

    1. Click the Start menu button, point to All Programs
       
    2. Point to Microsoft Office 2013.
       
    3. Right-click the application you would like to create a shortcut for, click Send to, and click Desktop (create shortcut).

 


 

Reviewed: 0613 By: JB

Additional help with the installation and configuration of
UW-supported software is available:
Faculty/Staff
Contact the IT Help Desk at 766-HELP (4357), option 1
Email UserHelp@uwyo.edu
Contact your IT user consultant
(www.uwyo.edu/infotech/services/helpdesk/uc/)

Students
Email ASU-IT@uwyo.edu
Contact the IT Help Desk at 766-HELP (4357), option 1
Come to the student computer lab in the lobby of the
Information Technology Center.

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