|I don't think that copying the CD to a USB memory stick is going to work. I don't think that the install program will "find it". It can't hurt to try, other than the time wasted if it doesn't work.|
What Jennifer was suggesting was that you purchase one of these types of drives to put the Office DVD in. Trust me, it will come in handy in the future.
I'm not recommending this particular drive, nor am I not recommending it. I'm just using it as an example of a solution to get your Office software installed. You can find them on eBay also.
Perhaps you could borrow one from a friend if you don't want to buy one.