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Can I install MS Office Suite onto my mac mini?

 
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 31, 2010 7:22 pm    Post subject: Can I install MS Office Suite onto my mac mini? Reply with quote

Just got this Mini and taking baby steps. Can I install MS office suite as I would on a PC system?

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 01, 2010 3:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes but you need the Mac version of MS Office.

To install the windows version, you would need to run either boot camp and install windows so you can boot into windows, or add some virtualisation software such as Parallels, VM Fusion or the open source Virtual Box. again you would need to install windows, but with these methods you can run a virtual windows machine from within Mac OS X


Another free option would to give OpenOffice a try, it's an open source offering that does most of what MS Office does. It works very well, it just doesn't look as pretty.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 01, 2010 9:15 am    Post subject: Cool Reply with quote

Thanks for the quick response and good info! Smile
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