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    Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office system (version 3.0 Runtime) (x86)

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    This download (VSTOR30.exe) installs the Visual Studio Tools for the Office system 3.0 Runtime, which is required to run VSTO solutions for the 2007 Microsoft Office system built using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008.
    • Version:

      9.0.21022.123

      File Name:

      vstor30.exe

      Date Published:

      10/27/2008

      File Size:

      1.9 MB

        This download (VSTOR30.exe) installs the Visual Studio Tools for the Office system 3.0 Runtime, which is required to run VSTO solutions for the 2007 Microsoft Office system built using Microsoft Visual Studio 2008.

        When installing the VSTO runtime on a non-English version of the operating system, you should also install the appropriate language pack to see the text of the messages from the VSTO runtime in that language, rather than English.

        Note: VSTO solutions built for use in Microsoft Office 2003 require the Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office Second Edition Runtime, not this one.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

        • Required Software:
          • .NET Framework: You must install either the .NET Framework 3.5 or .NET Framework Client Profile on end user computers before installing the VSTO 3.0 runtime.

          • Version of Microsoft Office: Developing and running Office customizations built with VSTO 3.0 requires at least one of the following versions of Microsoft Office:
            • 2007 Microsoft Office system

            • Microsoft Office Word 2007

            • Microsoft Office Excel 2007

            • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007

            • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007

            • Microsoft Office Visio 2007

            • Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007

            • Microsoft Office Project 2007

        1. Important: Make sure you have the latest service pack and critical updates for the version of Windows that you are running. To find recent security updates, visit Windows Update.

        2. Click the Download button on this page to start the download.

        3. Do one of the following:
          • To start the installation immediately, click Run.

          • To save the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save.

          • To cancel the installation, click Cancel.

      • This runtime accompanies the release of Microsoft Visual Studio 2008.

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