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Safe to install Office 2008?


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I heard earlier there are some concerns with installing Office 2008 for Mac. It seems it was something about the installer opening up a security hole. I purchased Office 2008 on release date but never installed it since I'm waiting to install it on a new MBP I'm purchasing this weekend. Is it safe to install it or some type of fix for it once installed? Are there certain procedures I should follow when installing?
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I haven't heard of any security issues when installing Office 2008. I've been running it since day one and things have been great. I believe a small update came out a few days ago, so that might alleviate any concerns you might have.


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Install it no worries, however make sure you uninstall the trial edition which will be included with your new Macbook first. Then update.
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