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Windows XP: I have several computers with a Microsoft Office 2007suite installed where we chose not to install the Outlook module. A new project now requires Outlook to be installed on them.

Is there a way to initiate the change remotely? Obviously we could do it individually by:

Add/Remove programs > Microsoft Office 2007 > Change > then include the Outlook component.

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Read up on installing Office 2007 here, once you get the MSP then start msiexec to install Office with all the components you want. You can use psexec to start the process remotely.

The installation should layer over the top of your current Office 2007 deployment.

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This link was a great help, thanks – Brenton Taylor Oct 13 '10 at 12:50

what about plain, old, remote control? Or: write and deploy a script to carry out those steps you mentioned above?

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