Zero-installation Word and Excel Editors

Zero-installation applications can be run from USB sticks and are extremely useful for troubleshooting.

Spread32 is shareware and can do almost everything Excel does. It does not support Visual Basic, but it can run Excel 4 macros. 912KB

Atlantis Nova can edit Word documents and save them as .RTF. 1MB

With an installation size of 275MB for Microsoft Office XP, and about 250MB for OpenOffice, the tiny 2Mb for Spread32 and Nova is a small price to pay for two very useful applications on your troubleshooting USB stick.

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