SOLVED: How to Customize Office 2013 Corporate Installs

If you work in a company of more than 10 people and want to deploy Office 2013 (or 2010 or 2007) you likely will want to customize it prior to installing it.  This used to be accomplished using the Office Resource Kit or Office Deployment Kit but those tools faded in 2007 and now we use the “Office Customization Tool” or OCT .  The even better news is the OCT is built into every Open…

SOLVED: Where to Download & How to Use The Office 2013 Adminstration Kit / Office Customization Tool / Admin Kit

The Office 2013 admin kit is no longer a separate tool : The OCT is part of the Setup program and is the recommended tool for most customizations. The OCT is available only with volume licensed versions of Windows Installer-based Office 2013, Office 2010, and the 2007 Office system. To determine whether an Office 2013 installation is a volume licensed version, check the Office 2013 installation disk to see whether it contains a folder named…