Copy office 2007 DVD content into \\servername\software\office12
go to the folder containing office 2007 from command prompt
type setup.exe /admin
Provide installation location such as
Add according to your need. You don’t need to mention the application which you don’t want to install.
type or paste product key, Accept EULA, display level none, check suppress, check none
Select office application you need, select not available on application you don’t want to install. you must select office tools
Now click on file and save this file as custom.msp in \\servername\software\office12 folder
Create bat file, say office2007.bat write in one line
Go to GPO management in your server, expand domain, right click group policy object
Create new GPO and name it as you want say office 2007 custom
Expand group policy object, right click on office 2007 custom and Edit
double click on startup
press ok. Once GP refresh as set by your GPO refresh policy, it will install office 2007.
Command prompt deployment
Now open a notepad and write list of netbios name of xp machine in one column and save the file as desktop.txt
I created a bat file named deploy.bat containing the following command
save desktop.txt and deploy.bat file in a C:\ Now go to that directory from command prompt
Type and wait until copied
FOR /F %i in (c:\desktop.txt) DO COPY Deploy.bat \\%i\c$ /Y
FOR /F %i in (c:\desktop.txt) DO AT \\%i 17:00 c:\Deploy.bat
Office 2007 will install in set time as 1700.