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Install problem with FP 2003 error 1608

Install problem with FP 2003 error 1608

Install problem with FP 2003 error 1608

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The machine has XP and Office 2003....


When I try to load Front Page it says,
  
The product key you entered requires a version of Microsoft Office 97, 2000 or XP to upgrade. If one of these versions of Microsoft Office is not installed on your machine, you will need to supply a version of Microsoft Office on CD-ROM in the next step. Click OK to continue with the upgrade or click Cancel to stop the installation.
When I click OK on this message, I receive the following error message:
Setup failed to locate a valid qualifying product on your machine. Please select the drive where a qualifying product can be found.
When Iselect the drive letter that represents the drive where the qualifying product is installed (for example, C:), and then click OK, Ireceive the following error message:
Error 1608. Setup could not locate a version of Microsoft Office 97, 2000 or XP on the selected drive. Click OK to stop the installation. If you have a version of Microsoft Office on CD-ROM, run Setup again


Any ideas...thanks

RE: Install problem with FP 2003 error 1608

The really obvious question is did you stick a copy of Office into the CD Reader?  It wants the installation source: not where you've installed it.

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