Looking at Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office

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    I'm using Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Express 2005, MS Office 2003.
    I would like to start using VSTO, but I'm not sure how to start.

    Also, I seem to have Framework 1.1 and Framework 2.0 installed. I plan to restrict further development to 2.0, but may have to do some support of 1.1, not sure at this point.

    I checked out MSDN documents and order book on VSTO.

    I'm not sure how software was installed. What should I do and in what order should a begin to verify if I have the proper prerequisites installed and how I should install them. 

    I looked at GAC and did not find items mentioned. However, I went to Office and noticed MS Office 11 components are referenced.

    Would it be safe to assume from this that I have the PIAs?

    I'm thinking I should begin installing the PIAs as mentioned in the MSDN instructions.

    What do you think?
    Appreciate you help..

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