Microsoft Office 2003 2023

Microsoft Office 2003

This article will show you how to install Microsoft Office 2003 on your PC. For help installing Microsoft Office 2003, please follow the steps and download link.

Table of contents

  • About the software
  • Microsoft Office 2003 System Prerequisites
  • How to download and install Microsoft Office 2003
  • Required files

Information about the software

Microsoft Office 2003, also known as Office 11, is an office suite that Microsoft developed and distributes for its Windows operating systems. Office 2003 was initially released to manufacturing on Aug 19, 2003. Later, it was released to retail customers on October 21, 2003. It was both the predecessor and successor to Office XP.

Microsoft Office 2003 System requirements


  • Operating system: Windows 2000 SP3, Windows XP
  • CPU: Intel Pentium II 400MHz Intel Pentium II 323 MHz Intel Pentium II 405 MHz required to recognize speech, and 450MHz processor required by Business Contact Manager Outlook 2003
  • Memory: 128 MB; 256 MB required for Outlook 2003 Business Contact Manager
  • Hard drive: 210 MB (Student and Teacher, Standard), 380 MB (Small Business), 400 MB (Professional), An additional 190 MB of free space is required to install Business Contact Manager
  • Media: A CD-ROM drive is required to install Office 2003 from optical media
  • Graphics Hardware: 800×600 (SVGA), with 256 Colors
  • Sound hardware: An audio output device and microphone are required for speech recognition
  • Network: Exchange Server 2003 and later are required for certain advanced collaboration features. Internet access is required for product activation and online functionality
  • Input device(s): Mouse and keyboard

  • Operating system: Windows 2000 SP3, Windows XP
  • CPU: Intel Pentium III
  • Memory: 128MB. 256MB is required to run Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2003
  • Hard drive: Cached files need additional hard disk space. 250 MB for Student and Teacher, 260 MB for Standard, 280 MB Small Business, 290 MB Professional.
  • Media: To install Office 2003 using optical media, a CD-ROM drive must be used
  • Graphics Hardware: 800×600 SVGA (256 colors)
  • Sound hardware: To recognize speech, you will need an audio output device as well as a microphone
  • Network: Certain advanced collaboration features require Exchange Server 2003 or later. Internet access must be available for product activation, as well as online functionality.
  • Input device(s): Stylus and touchscreen for certain inking functionality

Downloading and installing Microsoft Office 2003

  1. To download the files, click on the button(s) that appears below. Depending on how fast you are downloading, it might take several minutes to an hour.
  2. Extract the downloaded files. See this article if you are unsure how to extract. The password to extract will always be:
  3. Open the “Software Files”, then mount “OFFICE11.iso”. This article will explain how to mount files.
  4. Go into the mounted file and run the setup .exe. When asked to input a serial numbers, open the file “KEY” with notepad. Finish the installation.
  5. Now you have Microsoft Office 2003 full-featured installed on your computer.