Here’s one I ran into today.  It might be documented somewhere but I just couldn’t find it


When targeting software for the Office Deployment Tool almost every version shows this as the Product name



This is for Office 2013 or Office 2016 from Office 365


If you are trying to deploy Office 2013 or 2016 (Click to Run edition) from the MSDN or Volume media change it to



The rest of the file should remain the same.  The same goes for your download.xml file.  Update the PID to reflect “ProPlusRetail” or I believe just pull off the O365 reference.  This will download the proper bits for the media and language.   It should also allow you to accept the proper product key.


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