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Downloading Trial RRS feed

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  • I signed up for the 60 day trial for Project Professional 2013 and it gave me a key for it. I hit English and download and it did but it downloaded as an img and wont open. Why cant I install Project for my computer after it has downloaded?
    Tuesday, November 26, 2013 8:30 PM

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  • Stephie C --

    Unfortunately, the Microsoft Project 2013 trial software does not download as an EXE file.  Instead, it downloads as a disk image (IMG) file.  If you your PC uses Windows 8, you can double-click the IMG file and then unzip the contents into a folder.  From there, you can locate the EXE file and install the software.

    If you are not using Windows 8, you will need to download a software application that can unzip IMG files.  I personally have used the 7-Zip software successfully a number of times.  I do not work for this company; I have used it and like it.  It is a free download, as well.

    Hope this helps.


    Dale A. Howard [MVP]

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013 9:21 PM
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  • Windows 7 can also work with the img file to burn the image.  See:

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/dd451080.aspx

    Thursday, November 28, 2013 2:16 AM
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