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The Ribbon Commander framework minimum requirements are:

  1. Windows XP SP3 or later
  2. Office 2007 or later

In addition, the installer requires:

  1. Admin rights on the target machine
  2. .NET Framework 2.0 (for the .NET library projections)

Obtaining the msi package

Visit and follow the 'Download Latest Version' link. Unzip the compressed file '' to obtain the msi installer package (RibbonCommander.msi).


  1. Double-click on RibbonCommander.msi or right-click and select Install.
  2. Read the License Agreement carefully and check the checkbox if you agree in order to proceed.
    RC License Agreement.png
  3. Click on 'Typical' to install all recommended components or 'Custom' to optionally exclude one or more (optional) components.
    RC Setup Type.png
  4. Click on 'Install' (this requires admin rights on the target PC).
    RC Installation Confirmation.png

Verifying Installation Success

    1. Go to Control Panel -> Programs and Features (Add-Remove Programs on XP).
    2. Verify that ILYDA (UK) Ribbon Commander has been added to the list.
    RC Programs Features.png
  • In Windows 7 Ribbon Commander also creates a Start Menu folder under Start->IlydaUK->RibbonCommander.
    RC Start Menu Folder.png
  • In Windows 8 the 'IlydaUK' Menu is created in the Start Screen.