Downloadable book: Introduction to deploying the 2007 Office release

Updated: June 18, 2009

Applies To: Office Resource Kit

This Office product will reach end of support on October 10, 2017. To stay supported, you will need to upgrade. For more information, see , Resources to help you upgrade your Office 2007 servers and clients.


Topic Last Modified: 2016-11-14

This book provides an overview of the new architecture and tools provided in the 2007 Microsoft Office system. This includes a description of the language-neutral architecture and the improved design for deploying Office in multiple languages. The consolidated deployment tool for Office, the Office Customization Tool, is introduced along with the streamlined customization model for deploying the 2007 Office system. The audience for this book includes IT generalists, IT operations, help desk, and deployment staff, IT messaging administrators, and consultants.

The content in this book is a copy of selected content in the 2007 Office Resource Kit technical library ( as of the date shown on the book. For the most current content, see the technical library on the Web.

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Click the following link to open a document file that you can download to your computer and print. The size of this document is approximately 0.7 MB. Publish date: March 2009.