Installation and Setup Procedures for Office 365 ProPlus on Windows 8/Windows 10

1. System Requirements

Processor:1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86-bit or x64-bit processor with SSE2
Memory: 1 GB RAM (32-bit); 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
Hard disk:3.0 GB of available disk space
Display:1024 x 768 screen resolution
Operating system:Windows 8 or Windows 10

2. Installation and Setup Procedures

Note: Please remove older versions of Office from your PCs before your start to install Office 365 ProPlus.

    1. Go to


    1. Enter your HKU Portal UID ( and you will be redirected to another designated login page, Microsoft Office 365 for Staff.


  • Enter your “HKU Portal PIN” in the password field and click “Sign in”.
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  • On the “Office” page, select a “Language” and click “Install”.Note: Like other versions of Office, Office 365 ProPlus is available in a 32-bit and a 64-bit version. Microsoft recommends to deploy the 32-bit version, even on computers using 64-bit operating systems. If you think you need the 64-bit version, carefully review the information in “Choose the 32-bit or 64-bit version of Office” before you deploy.
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  • Click “Run” in the dialogue box.
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  • You will see a reminder message about compatibility issue of Outlook 2016/Exchange 2007, you can proceed to install Outlook 2016 if you do not use an Exchange 2007 mailbox.
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  • The installation will begin.
  • Click the “Close” button to complete the installation.
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Multi-Factor Authentication

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