I recently uninstalled Office 2008 out of sheer disgust with its
sluggish performance and many irritating features that have to be
overridden by resetting preferences.
I re-installed Office:Mac 2004 student and teacher edition from my
licensed disk. However, there was no registration process and I was
never asked to type in my product key. Then, when I download the
updates (of which there are 4 that must be installed in order) I found
I could not install them. Every time I tried, I received an error
message saying that the installer could not locate the correct
I recently updated Office 2004 on another computer on which it had
been previously installed from the same licensed disk. No problems.