Installing Microsoft Office on a laptop is no different than installing the software on a desktop or netbook. Some low-end or older laptops may have smaller hard drives which limits how much data can be written to disk. In this case, you can set up a customized install to load only the important applications or features to the laptop, reducing the amount of space Microsoft Office takes up on the hard drive.
Insert the Microsoft Office media disc into the DVD drive. Click “Start” followed by “Computer.” Double-click the disc drive if Windows fails to launch setup automatically.
Enter your product key when prompted and click “Continue.” Read the license terms and then check “I Accept the Terms of This Agreement.” Click “Continue.”
Click “Customize.” Select the first program or tool from the list and then choose “Run From My Computer,” “Run All From My Computer,” “Installed on First Use” or “Not Available” from the options.
Repeat the previous step for each application or feature. Click “Install Now” to install Microsoft Office to the laptop.