Packagemaker - Installing Office 2008 and Updates

Hiya,
Is there anyway using PackageMaker to install Office 2008 and the 2 updates automatically?

Just checked my Macbook as I have Office 2008 installed using the Student and Home version and it removed everything form older 2004 version BUT noticed on searching in Spotlight the file caled Ofice 2004 identies which is a database and is 18.1 MB size - Do need tis and should it not have been removed when I installed 2008 version ? Is it safe to remove and fre up the 18 MB space ?
Office 2008 is good and faster than 2004

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