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bigblock
March 8th, 2015, 02:00 PM
Does anyone have a backup copy of disks 10 / 11 & 12? Mine seem to have gone bad. I have the rest of the set of 25. But missing the ones in the middle now!

Any help appreciated!

wesleyfurr
March 8th, 2015, 04:20 PM
Are you sure about that version 4.5? Wikipedia mentions 4.0, 4.2, and 4.3, but no 4.5.

And what disk format - 3.5HD or 5.25HD? I think I have a set or two of those disks buried in my box o' disks...

Wesley

bigblock
March 8th, 2015, 04:44 PM
Let me re-run the setup to verify.

Agent Orange
March 9th, 2015, 11:31 AM
Wesley:

I have a M$ CD with Office & Bookshelf. It was issued for a "new computer only". The version is 4.3 1994 (p/n 6102OEM2). I hope this helps you narrow your search. FWIW, I have it up and running on my latest 386 project.
Also, the next iteration of Office that I am familiar with was "Office 97" (may have been others). I have that too but unable to lay my hands on it at the moment.

krebizfan
March 9th, 2015, 11:44 AM
There was Office 95 (aka Office 7).

Agent Orange
March 9th, 2015, 12:05 PM
There was Office 95 (aka Office 7).

Yep, you are right. I missed that one. According to the Wiki, "Microsoft Office 95, also known as Microsoft Office for Windows 95, released on 24 August 1995,[3] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Office_95#cite_note-3) was a version of Microsoft Office (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Office) designed specifically for Windows 95 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_95), succeeding Office 4.3. Office 95 was replaced by Office 97 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_97)". So, the OP need not be looking for the 4.5 version that does not exist.

bigblock
March 9th, 2015, 04:13 PM
Wesleyfurr stands correct. I don't know why they are labeled 4.5 to be honest. Upon running setup its 4.2 that I have. Missing disks 10,11 & 12. Does anyone have an image of those disks they can share?

Sorry for the above confusion on versions.

wesleyfurr
March 13th, 2015, 04:41 PM
You are in luck! :-) Give me a bit and I'll PM you...

Wesley

wesleyfurr
March 13th, 2015, 05:40 PM
Just discovered something else...Microsoft apparently released Office 4.2 on 3.5" disks in two different format...regular "high-density" as well as DMF formatted disks. I was making copies of the DMF disks which is a bunch of .CAB files...and found two bad disks in the set. Went digging and found another set, but those disks have individual compressed (like .TX_) files rather than CAB's...

Wesley