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Office 2011: Installing for Mac

Overview

This document will guide you through the installation and activation of Microsoft Office for Mac 2011.

File Type

The downloaded IMG file contains the DMG file. DMG has all executable files contained within which should be used for installation.

Installation

Pre-Installation Instructions

Before installing Microsoft Office for Mac 2011:

  1. Download the software to your computer.

    Note: Double-click the .IMG icon. A virtual drive opens displaying a .DMG file.

  2. Locate the .IMG file you downloaded and copy it to your desktop.

  3. Double-click the .IMG icon. A virtual drive opens displaying a .DMG file.

You are now ready to install your software.

To install Microsoft Office for Mac 2011:

  1. Double-click the .DMG file. The Office Installer icon is displayed.

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 1

  2. Double click the Office Installer icon. The Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 Installer launches.

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 2

  3. Click the Continue button. The Software License Agreement window is displayed.

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 3

  4. Read the license agreement and click the Continue button. The following window is displayed:‌

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 4

  5. Click the Agree button.

  6. Click the Continue button. The Installation Type window is displayed.

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 5

  7. Click the Install button. The Installer will continue the installation process until you receive the following message:

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 6

  8. Click the Close button. The following window is displayed:

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 7

  9. Click the Open button. The Activation window is displayed.

You are now ready to activate your software.

Activating Office for Mac 2011

Product activation is required to use your software. You will need the product key.

After you have installed your software, the Welcome to Office: Mac window is displayed.

Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 8

To activate Microsoft Office for Mac 2011:

  1. Click the Enter your product key icon. The Software License Agreement is displayed.

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 9

  2. Click the Continue button.

  3. Enter your product key and then click the Activate
    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 10

  4. Click the Continue button. The activation process is complete.

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 11

You are now ready to start using your Office for Mac 2011 software.

BURNING A FILE ON TO A DISK

To burn a file onto a disk:

  1. On your computer, insert the blank DVD disk into the DVD/CD ROM drive.

  2. In the Applications folder, open the Utilities folder.

  3. Click Disk Utility.

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 12

  4. When the Disk Utility opens, the drives on your computer are displayed on the left side panel.

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 13

  5. In the top left corner, click the Burn icon. The burning process begins.

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 14

  6. Select the file that you want to burn. Usually, the file is in the Downloads folder.

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 15

  7. In the bottom right corner, click the Burn button. A confirmation window is displayed.

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 16

  8. Click the Burn button again. The burning of the disk begins. When the burning process is completed, the disk is ejected and the Disk Utility Progress window.

    Office 2011 for Mac Screenshot 17

  9. Click the OK button.

Copying files to a USB flash drive:

  1. On your computer, insert the USB flash drive into the USB port.

  2. Wait until an icon appears on the desktop with the name of the USB flash drive.

  3. Click and drag the file you want to copy onto the USB flash drive. The files are copied and placed on the USB flash drive.

  4. Right click the icon with the name of the USB flash drive and choose Eject. It is now safe to remove the device from the computer.