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OFF98: How to Obtain and Install Office 98 Update for Mac OS 8.5

The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Office 98 Macintosh Edition


Office 98 Update for Mac OS 8.5 is a free update to Microsoft Office 98 Macintosh Edition. This article describes how to obtain and install the update.

For more information about the problems fixed by this update, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Q194467 OFF98: List of Problems Fixed by Office 98 Update for Mac OS 8.5


To obtain the Office 98 Update for Mac OS 8.5 from the Microsoft Web site, use a Web browser to go to the following Microsoft Web site:

To install the update, follow these steps:

  1. Quit all running programs.
  2. Open the folder that contains the Office 98 Update for Mac OS 8.5 program.
  3. Double-click Office 98 Update for Mac OS 8.5.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. Click Update.
  6. Click Quit when you receive a dialog box stating that the installation was successful.

NOTE: The Office 98 Update for Mac OS 8.5 creates a file named "MS Office 98 Updater Log" on the root level of the hard disk that contains Office 98. This file contains information about the installation of the update. To view the file, open it in any text editor such as SimpleText or Microsoft Word. You can safely delete the file.

Additional query words: OFF98

Keywords : kbdta
Version : MACINTOSH:98
Platform : MACINTOSH
Issue type : kbinfo
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Last Reviewed: October 28, 1999
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