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Tee <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> can i run word 97 on an old computer running windows 95?
To use Microsoft Word 97, you need:
* Personal or multimedia computer with a 486 or higher processor.
* Microsoft Windows 95 operating system or Microsoft Windows NT(r)
Workstation 3.51 with Service Pack 5 or later (will not run on earlier versions).
* 8 MB of memory for use on Windows 95;
16 MB of memory for use on Windows NT Workstation.
* 20 MB to 60 MB of hard disk space required;
46 MB required for typical installation, depending on configuration
(use the Office Upgrade Wizard during Setup to maximize free disk space).
* CD-ROM drive (coupon enclosed for 3.5-inch high-density disks;
CD-ROM contains additional components such as
Microsoft Internet Explorer, extra clip art, fonts, video files,
and sounds not available on 3.5-inch disks).
* VGA or higher-resolution video adapter
(Super VGA, 256 colors recommended).
* Microsoft Mouse, Microsoft IntelliMouse(tm),
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 Exchange Client or Microsoft Outlook(tm)
required to run WordMail. If you use Microsoft Exchange Server,
Microsoft Exchange Service Pack 3 (SP3) is required.
* 8 MB of additional memory required to run WordMail.
* Some Internet functionality may require Internet access
and payment of a separate fee to a service provider.