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Can't get office 2010 to work with 2007 documents?

Q: Can't get office 2010 to work with 2007 documents?

I have got loads of files that I have created in Office 2007, but I now have 2010 installed on my PC but I can't seem to get 2010 to print 2007 files as it is saying that I don't have permission. How do I get 2010 to have full functionality for 2007 files?

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A: Can't get office 2010 to work with 2007 documents?

Check the Information Rights Management of Office 2010. I have 2010 and have never had problems printing 2007 files.

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Hello,

When I try to open a 2007 Word or Excel document I recieve as an attachment in Outlook 2003, I get the following message:
"This action is only valid for products that are currently installed". Office 2007 compatibility pack was installed and it still did not work.

I then uninstalled Office 2003, uninstalled the Office 2007 compatibility pack and then I ran CCleaner to clean up the registry. I updated my OS (currently has Windows XP SP3) with all updates, reinstalled Office 2003, installed Office 2003 SP 3 and then reinstalled the Office 2007 compatibility pack.

I still get the same message when I try to open an Office 2007 attachment in Outlook 2003.

OS is Windows XP SP3 fully updated
Office 2003 SP 3 fully updated

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance for any hel on this issue.

Feral Geek
 

A:Solved: Cannot open Office 2007 documents even with Office 2007 compatibility pack in

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I've experienced this problem twice in the past week. Here is my current problem:

New Windows 8 computer
Moved Office 2010 install from old computer to new computer
Copied all documents to new computer by installing the old drive in the new computer (NTFS to NTFS)

When trying to open any DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, or PPTX files that are stored in the Documents folder I get permission errors. Word will open an RTF file just fine. If I try to use any Office programs to save a file to the Documents folder, I also get permission errors. I can move the file to the Desktop and work with it just fine. I can then move it back to the Documents folder.

Here are the errors when trying to open files:
Word - Word cannot open the document: user does not have access privileges
Excel - 'C:\Users\xxxxxx\Documents\Book1.xlsx' could not be found
Powerpoint - The path or file name for C:\Users\xxxxxx\Documents\Presentation1.pptx is invalid.

When I try to use one of these programs to save to the Documents folder, I get the following error:
You don't have permission to save in this location.

I tried copying the files two different ways to eliminate any lingering NTFS permissions. I used a linux box to copy from the old drive to EXT4, then to a linux formatted FAT drive. I plugged this FAT drive into the Windows machine and moved the files over but got the same errors. Next, I copied the files from the old drive to a FAT32 drive using another Windows box. Then I tool the FA... Read more

A:Solved: Office 2010 Can't Open Or Save Documents in My Documents Folder

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I'm running Windows 7 on my new computer, which came with a trial version of Office 2010. Rather than buy the full version when the trial expired, I installed the Office 2003 I had on my old -- now dead -- computer. I now find that I can't open the Word and Excel files I created with the 2010 version. Is there a 'cloud' site where I could send the 2010 files and have them returned to me as standard .xls and .doc files? Or is there a free converter available for download?
 

A:Solved: How can I open Office 2010 documents on a computer that has only Office 2003?

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I recently installed the Microsoft Office 2010 Beta, but this morning its intro screen stays stuck at "Starting Microsoft Office Click-to-Run." Googling it resulted in only two threads, neither of them having the answer.

I'm back to using Office 2007, by simply setting my Word and Excel documents to open by Office 2007 by default, but now my Word and Excel icons have become much less pretty, such as my Word icons becoming a very plain "DOCX" icon instead of the normal "blue W" icon. I checked, and the file types are still regular Word documents. Is there a way to get the pretty icons back?

A:Office 2010 Problems: "Starting Microsoft Office Click-to-Run" & Unattractive DOCX icons for Word documents.

Regarding changing the icon:
Go to either My Computer or Windows Explorer.
Click Tools, Folder Options, File Types tab.
Scroll down to the DOCX file type (file types are in alphabetical order), click on it one time to highlight it.
Click the Advanced button.
The "Edit File Type" screen appears.
There is a Change Icon button in the top right area.
Click the Change Icon button.
You should have other icon choices to pick from.
Side note: If you don't like any of those icons, you can always hit the Browse button,
and browse to where other icons are, (you can assign any icon to any file type that you want, it is a matter of personal preference).
Icons are found in .exe files (executables), some (not all) .dll (dynamic link library) files, and .ico files.

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Just bought a new laptop with Windows7 64bit installed-my first exposure to Windows7. I had Office 2007 installed on my old Dell 32 bit machine. I had also recently pruchased Office 2010 and installed that on my new machine.

Now, when I try to open those 32bit 2007 files with 64bt 2011, Iget an error message that "no picture file is available", or words to that effect. When I try to "open with", the only option displayed is "Microsoft Office" with an icon that looks like a picture file. When I try to browse to the proper office program(Excel, for example), there are none of teh Office suite programs displayed, only "Microsoft Office".

I can navigate seperately to the proper progran, Excel, etc., and drag the file into the application, and it opens, and all seems to work OK. I "save as" the proper application file, but it still will not open with double-click on the file name.

I have not seen this particular item in the forums and would appreciate very much some help in fixing this issue.

Thanks,

Grubby

A:Office 2010(Win7, 64bit) won't open Office 2007(WinXPr3 32 bit) files

Hello Grubby76, welcome to the forum.

We have an excellent Window 7 File Association Tutorial here:
Open With - Change Default Program

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Good Evening Everyone,

I have a few questions concerning the Installation of 2010 Office. I know that I have to uninstall Office 2007. I have no clue on how to save or where to save my documents from Office 2007. The documents consist of Word, Excel, Powerpoint and a few various folders. Should I from the Start Menue click on Documents select all and copy. Where should I place this copy? Can It be left on my hard drive? After I install Office 2010 can I then copy the "Document File" and place in Documents. Will all the files end up in the proper place for their programs, Word files go to Word, Excel goes to Excel so on and so forth. Thank you so much for all your help and cooperation. It is greatly appreciated. I hope I described my situation correctly. I look forward to hearing from you.

A:2010 Office Professional Plus to Replace 2007 Office Small Business

But you don't have to uninstall Office 2007 to upgrade to 2010. That's the general rule as you can generally upgrade from lower SKUs to higher SKUs (Small Business to Pro Plus). As far as saving your documents, you can really save them wherever you like on your hard drive or on any CD or flash drive if you wish to do so. As far as file types, after 2010 is installed, they should all register properly for their programs so that Word documents open in Word, Excel Documents in Excel, etc.

Though if you have all of you documents already saved within "Documents" or "My Documents" or some other folder you've set aside and you want to uninstall 2007 before upgrading to 2010, the documents themselves will be retained when you uninstall, you just won't be able to really do much with them until you install 2010.

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Hey guys, my wife is taking a course that requires her to install Office 2010. The issue is that she wants to preserve her current setup which includes Office 2003 and 2007 existing side-by-side on her Windows 7 (64-bit Home Edition) notebook.
The 2003/2007 setup is not one that she really wants to mess with (i.e., she has no interest whatsoever in uninstalling the two Office suites that she currently has), so ideally she would like to have Office 2010 installed temporarily (for the duration of her course) on the machine without interfering with the current setup.
What is the most painless way of doing this that does not involve shelling out for a second computer?
 

A:Installing Office 2010 on a machine with Office 2003/2007

Hi, welcome to the forum,
I had a similar situation here but in the end I opted out.

I removed both Office 2003 and 2007 and installed 2010, I then used virtual XP and installed 2003 there, 2007 and 2010 are too similar and the dll's will 'bite' along the way.

Even my 2003 and 2007 gave me issues after some time.

Have you checekd what the Microsoft Support site says?
 

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I am running a copy of Office 2007 Ultimate that I got through an academic program. I need to install a key for Office 2010 on a new system. The cost for the key only is about $20 less than a 3 license traditional disk version, so I am considering upgrading every system.

However, I don't want to lose MS Access or MS Publisher to upgrade.

If I install Office 2010 Home & Student over Office 2007 Ultimate, will the extra programs from Office 2007 still be available to me? I know they will not be upgraded, but having a few different versions floating around doesn't bother me.

A:Office 2007 Ultimate to Office 2010 Home & Student

No... those two programs are not available in the student version...

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Am not sure what to do with these updates:

Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2553181) 32-Bit Edition
Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2553310) 32-Bit Edition
Update for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2553455) 32-Bit Edition

Windows Updates says they are important.

I do not have Office 2010 installed. Office 2007 is installed.

My security software keeps telling me I am at risk because my operating system is not up to date.

Any thoughts on what I should do?

A:Receiving updates for Office 2010 but Office 2007 is installed.

If your computer is relatively new, it may have come with a trial install of Office 2010 - check the Start menu, and the Programs & Features listing.
You may also have installed Viewers for things like PowerPoint 2010, which still require updates.

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Hi everyone,

When I first got my computer (Windows 7 Home Premium SP1), it had a preinstalled trial version of Microsoft Office 2007. I removed it via the control panel (Programs and Features) and installed Office 2010. However, I still get Office 2007 updates via Windows Update. They even installed successfully.
There are no Office 2007 components listed under Programs and Features.

Why am I getting Office 2007 updates although I've got only Office 2010?...

A:receiving Office 2007 updates but have got Office 2010 installed

This should help:
How do I uninstall the 2007 Office suites if I cannot uninstall it by using the "Add or Remove Programs" feature?

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Windows 7 Dell Multimedia computer.
It has Office 2007 installed , which includes PowerPoint 2007.

We need to upgrade PP 2007 to PP 2010 to help run embedded You Tube videos.

I have an unused and unopened stand alone version of PowerPoint 2010 to install on The Dell Multimedia computer.

How is the best way to do this upgrade with the least amount of problems ??

Can I uninstall only the PP app of Office 2007?
What if I uninstall the 2007, and then have problems installing the 2010?

Thanks in advance.
 

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New PC has Windows 7 and the Starter version of Office 2010. Don't like it, don't like the "bullying" they use to get you to buy something that should come with the PC. Have downloaded Office 2007, but having difficulty dealing with different versions of docs. Converting them to 2007 is tedious. I'd like to scrap 2010, but don't want to lose anything.

I read previous thread about this. It said to be sure I had Service Pack 2 or 3 (both?) for Office 2007. I have Service Pack 1 for Windows 7, but cannot find any other service packs. How do I find them? Should I download a pack--which one and how?

I'm a university instructor and it would save me a great deal of time if I didn't have to monkey around with all the different versions of Word.

Thank you for any help you can give! I've been trying to figure this out on my own for some time, and know you guys are pretty good--you helped me out awhile back!

;o) JG
 

A:Safe to scrap Office 2010, Use Office 2007?

What do you think you would "lose" by uninstalling software you don't want? Just uninstall Office 2010, and install Office 2007.

Run your normal backup processes before making any system changes.
 

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My laptop came preinstalled with the 2007 compatibility pack. I installed Office 2010 the day I bought the laptop. Have been running for many months and never noticed this: the default application to open docx files in the Microsoft Open XML Converter. The default for doc files is Microsoft Word. The only version of Word I have on my computer is 2010. If I remember correctly, the laptop came with a 2007 trial version but I deleted that - I still have a link to "reinstall MS Office trial." Whenever I click on a docx file, it opens in Word. I'm running Win 7 64-bit Home Premium but the 32-bit version of Office 2010.

Here's the strange part: if I set Word as the default application for opening docx files, I lose the Word icon and get what I believe is the Wordpad icon (the standard sheet of paper with corner turned over and lines on it) as my icon for docx files. The registry tells me that the defaulticon for docx files is Wordpad.exe. The icon for doc files is still the Word icon. Same thing happens if I uninstall the compatibility pack, which of course I don't even need, and then I also lose my Excel icon and am "iconless" for Excel files. If I try to set the default icon in the registry to the Word icon, I get a tiny Word icon in lieu of the normal Word icon.

I discovered all this by following this advice for being able to open Word docs stored on Microsoft's Skydrive:
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A:Office 2007 compatibility pack and Office 2010

Uninstall everything relating to Microsoft Office (both Office 2010 & the Office 2007 Compatibility Pack, & anythng else to do with Office.

Restart Windows.

Now re-install Office 2010
 

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I upgraded my Office Pro 2007 to Office Standard 2010 yesterday and everything went fine with the exception. On this one machine the user is having word crash while he is working on it, sometimes right away, sometimes it is good for five minutes, it crashes no matter what the file is, even on new documents with very little text. Nothing has worked, we have even attempted reinstall of the office suite. Can I fix my office word ? The system is running Windows 7. Fully up to date on patches and there is no 3rd party software installed that isn't installed on other machines in the building. The error message is listed below, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.Problem signature.
 

A:I upgraded my Office Pro 2007 to Office Standard 2010

Please describe what you mean by "Crash"?

Is this a company machine, if so then you need to have your IT people have a look at it.
 

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I purcased MS OFiice 2010 Professional through the MS Home Use Program to replace MS Office 2007.

I received the link and product key via e-mail; I've ordered the CD's but they won't arrive for another 2 weeks.

Several posts indicated that I should uninstall the 2007 version, then install the 2010 version. If I do that, I won't have access to the e-mail for the download.

Should i just install 2010 over 2007, or wait for the CD's?

A:Installing MS Office 2010 to replace Office 2007

Wait for the DVD, or download the ISO then write it to DVD for installation. After installation, activate it with the licence key you purchased.
Dell Community

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I now have a new problem, before I managed to open 2007 files by opening Office 2010 and then from inside the application choosing to open a file. The problem I have though is if I just try to open an Office 2007 file then I can't open it, and I can't change the default program to open it.

How do you get Office 2010 to open all the Office 2007 files such as word, excel etc?

A:Can't open Office 2007 files with Office 2010!

please don't cross post

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Recently installed Office 2010 (32 bit becuz it was recommended to do so my MS) and now when I send an Office 2007 file to that PC (both PCs are Win 7 64 it) it tries to open the file in Windows Media!!

What the heck am I doing wrong? I'm beginning to think I should not have purchased Office 2010 Pro and stayed with the Office 2007 on all my machines.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:Office 2007 files will not open in Office 2010

That is weird.
Could you please describe step by step how you are sending the file to another PC.
Also, please provide more details on what type of the file that is. And if you create a similar file on recipient PC, will it be opened in Windows Media as well?

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Starting today (3/5/10), consumers who purchase and activate Office 2007 will be able to download Office 2010 at no additional cost when it becomes available in June 2010.

All you need to be eligible for this program ? Office 2010 Technology Guarantee ? is the following:Purchase Office 2007, or a new PC with Office 2007, and activate it between March 5, 2010 and September 30, 2010.
Have, or create a Windows Live ID
Redeem your Tech Guarantee before October 31, 2010 by visiting Microsoft Office 2010 Technology Guarantee - Technology Guarantee - Microsoft Office.

The Office 2010 Technology Guarantee will be fulfilled online, via download, at no additional cost.

Source

A:Buy Office 2007 Today, Get Office 2010 Free

BOB SAGET!!!!!!!!!!!!! I activated myn last week

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I've recently got a new machine and had copied my old PST file over. Whenever I go to open it I get "File access is denied. You do not have the permission required to access the file C:\Users\*username*\Documents\Outlook Files\*pst file name*"

I created a test archive and was able to open that one (same location ) just fine.
Is there an add-in/converter tool I need to run in order to be able to open my old PST file?

A:Open an Office 2007 PST file in Office 2010

How to move your personal folders (.pst) file in Outlook

Also, lots of information about transferring PST files here:
Backup and Restore | HowTo-Outlook

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I installed office 2010 independent of 2007..Installed OK..but when I clcik on office docx or pptx files the system goes to reconfigure each time and gather info..then open the file..annoying..can I set the system default to say recognize 2010 as default..I need to keep 2007 until I am sure that 2010 is working Ok..add-ins etc.. Windows 7 64 bit..32 bit install

A:Office 2010 and Office 2007 same machin 7x64

Yes you can. The only condition is that you only have one version of outlook installed on your computer at a time.

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operating system xp-sp2 , office 2007.
when i pin a document (word and excel) and see that it is in the list and changed to green it disappears from the list after rebooting. the list is just empty.
can you please recommend how to keep the list of recent document/s visible.
thanks,zivlin
 

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I have a small problem that maybe someone can assist me with.
I recently purchased a new note book with Windows 7 and also purchased Office 2010, Home edition.
I downloaded the software and input my activation code satisfactorily and everything appeared fine, but when I reopen say, Excel or Word I get a message asking me to enter my activation code, but the heading on the message says ?Office 2007? although my software indicates ?Office 2010? at the top of the page.
Is it possible that my note book came with ?Office 2007? preloaded and doesn?t recognise the fact that ?Office 2010? is now loaded?
It also indicates that I can only open again 23 more times.
Your assistance would be appreciated.

Sid Dean

A:Office 2010 conflict with Office 2007

Hi sidean & welcome,

Did you do a search to see if Office 2007 was listed on your computer?

As you are having an activation problem I would suggest you contact Microsoft Product Activation Center / Support directly.

Note with the phone option -
Step 5. If the automated service is unsuccessful, stay on the line and your call will be transferred to a Microsoft Product Activation Customer Service representative who will help you to activate your product. The representative will give you a confirmation ID number if your copy of product is genuine.

Links below may be able to help you on your way.

Jan.

How to contact a Microsoft Product Activation Center

https://support.microsoft.com/oas/de...prid=8753&st=1

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Hi there
Just a quicky -- apart from using say a VM for testing Office 2010 I'd like to install on an existing machine so I can compare immediately if there are any significant differences between Office 2007 and 2010 before deploying for a lot of users.

I've never tried running two versions of office on the same machine -- are there any implications such as incompatable DLL's with the same name etc.

Anybody runnung both versions (32 bit even though I'm running W7 X-64).

Cheers
jimbo

A:Can I keep OFFICE 2007 alongside Office 2010

I had installed Office 2010 and Office 2007 version side by side. Had no problems, but confusion sometimes.

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i have got office 2010 pro plus but i have just got a windows update for office 2007 SP2

im guessing it isnt right so should i just hide the update or install it?
i havent got it on any other pc's with win7+office 2010 just the one i use most often

A:office 2007 SP2 update but i have office 2010

I would probably hide it

Unless you have anything left over from 2007, Project or Visio for example.

it could also have been triggered by an add-on designed for 2007 that's reporting incorrectly

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I have been running Office 2003 since it first came out and continue to run it on virtually all my computers. I have one recently purchased computer with Win7 and thought I would try Office 2010. Aside from the amazingly awkward interface and organization of things, I have noticed:

far more problems with corrupted files in Office2010 than in Office2003
Further, when I send documents via email between computers I find that some .docx files arrive as .dat files. Does not ever happen when files are simply move across the network
xls files created in xl2003 run much faster in their native environment than when translated into xl2010 and run in that environment (benchmarks on the two computers suggest that they are about = re performance)

Has anyone had similar problems
 

A:Office 2003 vs Office 2007/2010

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Hello all,

I have Office 2010 installed. I often print an online news article to the xps format. Sometimes I have the need to convert this format to Word.


The question is how do I make the conversion without using a free software. It is preferable to use a software that would retain the original format of the article.


Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to help me find such a software.


Thank you.

A:How to convert MS xps documents to Word in Office 2010?

Try to convert XPS to a DOC* format is a complicated OCR task, same as trying to take a picture of an old newspaper and then trying to scan and make it editable in Word.

You need something like ABBYY FineReader 11 Professional Edition
It keeps original formatting as much as possible.

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Hi Guys long time reader, first time poster.

This is a on and off thing, but when we open a document on a users personal drive (which nobody else has access too), it opens as read only and they cant make changes/save the file.

Selecting "notify" when the document is ready to be edited doesnt respond.
Document has no read-only attribute, nor does the folder level they have full access to it.
This particular user is connected via wireless but the issue occurs on desktops aswell.
We have tried restarting the computer and ending the process.
Also closed the document via server but she still receives read only error.

The weird thing is, if the document is closed and opened 2-3 times on the 2nd or 3rd time it will be in editing mode.

I have searched the net and can't seem to find that much any suggestions/help would be much appreciated.

A:Office 2010 Read only when opening documents

I would experiment and try this:

Take Ownership Shortcut

Test it on one or two files first and do not try to takeover an entire drive or any system folders.

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When I click the "beach ball" at the upper left corner of the page, a new window opens and shows me the most recent files I have worked on. The nice thing is there is a push pin that I can select to make sure that file always appears as a Recent Document.

I have figured out how to increase the number of files shown as Recent Documents. Another great feature!

It also shows files that I have deleted from my computer. If I click on such a file, I am told, The file does not exist or it has been moved. Information that I already know. Here is my question. How can I show only Recent Documents that actually exist on my computer?

Your guidance, as always, is greatly appreciated.

k

A:Recent Documents In Office 2007

I am interested in the recent documents list as well. You say that you figured out how to include more documents, just how is that?

Also, I have a couple of files that I use a couple of times each week, but I can't get them to stay in the recent documents list. After I open them, and close / save them, they are in the recent docs list for a day or two, but they disappear before I next use them. Conversely, I have file in my recent docs list that I haven't used in a year. ( Really )
JBP

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Hello,

I have a problem with Office 2007 related to the displaying of recent documents when open an Office App such as Word or Excel.
I've set the number of the recent documents (lioke 6 or 8 or 10 whatever).
The recent documents I work on or create show up when I open the app for a few days. If I do not use the Office apps for a certain time (I have not systematically experimented with a precise lenght of period yet) they just disappear from the menu windows.
I got to click on "Open" and search for them, which is inconvenient.
Anyone got the same problem? and any idea how to cure this bug?
Thanks in advance for any input.

A:Recent documents in Office 2007

No issues on my end,
Set it to remember 15, but clear it about every 4 to 6 months,
I also have word.. on the start menu list with 10 doc's to show and pin several of them there to actually open word,
Do you have any system cleaners like ccleaner.......
Also what security suite have you installed ?
Use the Fill in your system spec's link on my signature and add more information about what other third party utilities you have installed.

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Greetings,
I have an issue when resuming from sleep/standby/hibernation where I've left Word or Excel with a file open from a network drive. System comes back up and Word makes the document read only and shows the error:
"Word cannot establish a network connection with this document after the system resume from suspend mode. Save the document into a different file to keep any changes"
I've found and applied KB2413659 here Description of the Word 2010 hotfix package (Mso-x-none.msp, Word-x-none.msp): October 26, 2010 which offers a hotfix to sort it, but have applied that and still get the same problem.
I've also tried http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2434898
And Connection to a network document is lost in the 2007 Office system or in Office 2010 after the computer resumes from standby
None of the hotfixes or KB articles have resolved this issue. Any additional guidance you can offer would be much appreciated.

I realize that Office 2010 is a factor here but I believe this issue is being caused solely by the operating system as this problem does not occur in Windows XP. Additionally, when resuming from sleep, mapped network drives always display a red X in explorer. After clicking on a mapped drive, though, it displays the folder contents and the icon reverts back to the connected state.

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A:Win 7 + Office 2010 = Read-Only Documents After Resuming from Sleep

Hello SirDrewski, welcome to Seven Forums.

Did you explore the Additional Troubleshooting in this link?
Connection to a network document is lost in the 2007 Office system or in Office 2010 after the computer resumes from standby | Microsoft Knowledge Base Wiki

Please remember to backup your registry before making any changes (and only if you are familiar with and confident in that area).
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Quote:
If you continue to experience the issue after you apply the appropriate hotfix and configure the NetworkAvailableTimeInSeconds registry subkey, you may have to collect additional information to correctly enable the hotfix on your system.

To collect the additional information, follow these steps:Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
Locate and then select the following registry subkey:

For the 2007 Office system:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Common\TrustCenter

For Office 2010:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Common\TrustCenter
On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click Dword Value.
Type EnableLogging, and then press Enter.
Right-click EnableLogging, and then click Modify.
In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
Note This registry subkey creates a log file that can be found in the following folder: C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\OFFICE\TCDiag
Exit Registry Editor.
Reproduce the problem.
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I have a new computer running Windows 7 Home Premium and Office Pro 2010. Whenever I click on a hyperlink in an open Word or Excel document (or any Office document, I think) that links to a password-protected website, the log-in dialogue from Internet Explorer opens up, even though my default browser (FireFox) is already open, and I am already logged in to the password-protected site. This only happens with links to password-protected pages - others open normally in FireFox.

I have been through my default program settings and file association settings, and manually changed everything I recognize as internet-related to open in FireFox, but it's still happening. The site I can't open is a private WordPress site, so the log-in page is a php file. I tried creating a .php file association, but that didn't solve the problem. The password protection is via an htaccess file, but I don't know enough about that to speculate whether that's relevant (everything starting with http is supposed to be opening in FireFox, according to my settings).

I am in and out of that website all the time, so this is really irritating. I don't want two browsers open, and I don't want to use Internet Explorer, but I can't uninstall it, as I do need to use it to check websites I'm building from time to time. I'd be very grateful for any solutions anyone has to offer.

Thank you!

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Hello,

since I installed SP1 for Office 2010 I have problems with opening some (not all!) older Word documents created with Word 2003 (*.doc). I get a message that Word can't read the document and it is probably corrupt.

On a other client (same OS, Office 2010 without SP1) I can open the same document without difficulty.

Has anyone an idea?

Thank a lot

A:Office 2010 SP1: Problem with opening Word 2003 documents

Hello curuska, welcome to the forum.

Are the two computers accessing the exact same document from the same location, or is the same file saved to their own local disk?

A quick test to try:
Open Word, select File?> Open
Choose the corrupted file (but don?t open it yet)
You will notice that next to where it says ?Open?, there is a little drop-down arrow. Click on this and change the option to ?Open and Repair?, then click on it.

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I use now MSOffice 2003 but want to upgrade to the Student version 2010 which comes without Access.
Does the Access from MS Office 2003 work in tandem with MSOffice 2010?

Karl

A:does MS Office 2010 work with Access from Office 2003?

Some information on this in the following links:
Information about how to use Office 2010 suites and programs on a computer that is running another version of Office

Keep earlier versions of Office programs when installing Office 2010 - Excel - Office.com

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Someone posted a similar problem before, but I don't know if the original author ever had a solution. I posted this on the Office Online board several days ago, but no one has answered yet.

Question from 8/27/08:

I'm using Word from Office Home And Student 2007 with Vista Home Premium. Word was working perfectly until about 5 days ago. I have not installed anything different. It used to show a counter where it was counting the words of the document and then the documant would open. Now it shows a blank screen with the counter at zero. The document itself is not empty. It still shows the appropriate number of kbs on the desktop.

I went online to try to diagnose, repair, and update. It told me that I had
all of the Microsoft updates. (By the way, this might or might not be
related, but other Microsoft updates keep asking me to download them even though they installed successfully.) I uninstalled and then re-installed Office Home And Student 2007 and by doing so I had to purchase a new product key since I misplaced the first one. Still nothing helped.

I did notice that if I clicked on the Microsoft icon in the upper lefthand
corner of the blank document, I could see a menu of my recent documents and even search in an explorer type of menu system. In that roundabout way I could open the files. But if I tried it the normal way, I still got the blank screen.

When I would close the blank document, it said Word has stopped working, that it was trying to recover th... Read more

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Hi,
I can not open ms Word documents by double-clicking on them anymore, When ever I do so I get a mesage saying: "There was a problem sending the command to the program."
I do get the Word window open but there is nothing in it. I have tried this with .doc, .docx and .txt files and I get the same thing.
But I can open files if I first open word and then go to Open and select a document from there, but not by double clicking.
I am using Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit and Microsoft Office Word 2007, can anyone help me?
 

A:Can not open documents in Microsoft Office Word 2007

Open Word, go to the Office Orb, then Resources, and then "Run Microsoft Office Diagnostics.

This will check out the install and do a repair if needed. You will need to the "Office cache" file on the hard drive or have the Office CD handy, if it is needed.
 

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In my office we are using MS Office 2000 & Some of our clients are using higher version of office may be Office 2007. The problem is when we are trying to open these documents in our office it never opened. Is there anybody who can give me the solution for this problem. I know it is a small problem for you all. But please help may be any converter can help me but I don't know which

Thanks in advance

 

A:Solved: Unable to open Office 2007 Documents

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The older version I have used for years has a straightforward index list of documents. I use the list option instead of icons. All were logically alphabetical, scrolling across. 2007 Office has the most ridiculous mess I could imagine. It clumps together documents that have alike starting names, putting them side by side in columns, rather than one after the other and uneven at that. To quickly scroll and find what I'm looking for makes me dizzy. Is there any way I can change it to a logical alphabetical list, the way every computer system I've used is done?

A:2007 Office Home & Student documents index

Also, I forgot to mention, I put numbers in front of documents that I want to keep at the top of the list for easy access. Files I use most often. Now in the 2007 Office, these numbers aren't under each other. They are scattered. "6." was so far away, I had to scroll to find it.

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Hi
i have a legit version of office 2007

i use mostly word

i know the office 2007 has a buggy installer ,indeed there is a cleaner

i have never installed office 2007

so i'm worried about install it or upgrade to 2010

as i said i use mostly word

i would like to read some feebacks

do you use office 2007 under w7 32bit ?
is worth to upgrade to 2010 ?
is office 2010 multi-language like w7 ultimate?
thanks
i know lots of questions

cheers

A:office 2007 or 2010?

There are a few advantages to 2010. You can copy from one document, paste to another, and have a choice of which formatting to retain. I actually installed the 64-bit version, which was of course a mistake. Certain plug-ins will not work, such as EndNote 4. You can take screen shots directly from Word, new word art effects. etc. Nothing really major that would warrant me, personally, from upgrading. But I am entitled to the latest software where I work, so it's a no brainer. If you have the money to blow, get 2010. If you are conserving cash, stay with 2007. If you are broke, go with OpenOffice (which has now changed its name).

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Installed MS-Office Power-Point 2010 over Power-Point 2007. Problems with PP 2010 compatibility caused me to un-install PP 2010. From research on the web, I tried to reinstall PP 2007 by "Repair/Reinstall" MS-Office from the Control Panel. Setup ran for a very long time (7+ hrs) and hanging up about 2/3 through, so stopped I the process. Now MS Outlook occasionally turns to a blank orange screen and Windows Installer launches, trying to install a "Hybrid" 2007. If I reboot, Outlooks comes up OK and is usable. What do I need to do to: 1. Get Power-Point 2007 back and resolve the Outlook issue. I cannot find a reference to this anywhere - thank you, any help would be most appreciated.
 

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Hi!

I was just thinking if it is possible to have both Office 2007 and 2010 in the same OS?

Windows 7 in the PC have Office 2007. Now I want to upgrade to Office 2010. Firstly, is there any way to do it free? I mean I am not sure if I'll be ok with Office 2010 as much as I had been with Office 2007. So, obviously I'll prefer if I'm allowed to try it before..... something like a test drive.....

I was thinking of Office 2010 Starter edition..... Is it possible to have it along with the 2007 version?

Also, a friend of mine has recently got the Office 2010 Home and Business edition. Can I try it before buying?
 

A:Is it possible to have both Office 2007 and 2010 in the same OS?

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When I installed MS Office 2010 many months ago I assumed it would replace MS Office 2007 but it didn't. My question can I, and should I uninstall Office 2007. Somehow recently, when I open a Word document it attempts to open it with Word 2007. However I get a separate little window informing me that "The setup controller encountered an error during install." When I click OK the box goes away and the doc opens...but I can't make any changes to it and the only options in the pull down list is Open, Print and Close. All others are grayed out.

Anyone have any ideas?
 

A:MS Office 2007 vs MS Office 2010

You might want to uninstall BOTH of them, reboot your machine and the reinstall 2010.

I know that if you uninstall 2007 then you will have to do a repair on 2010.
BUT, before you do either of these, make sure you have your Office 2010 CD and keycode.
 

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Hi there

I've managed to get Office 2007 (PRO) to install and run perfectly on Linux (with Wine). Office 2010 seems absolutely to resist working with Linux. Office 2010 32 bit version gets a lot of the way but then fails with "Un-recoverable error". I nearly DIED when I loaded up my old Enterprise office 2007 and IT WORKED !!!.

I can't see any perceivable differences between Office 2007 and 2010 that would make any difference at all to even quite a sophisticated user.

My VBA macros in Excel all work -- I've been playing around with WPS (Kingsoft) office on Linux but OFFICE 2007 has things like OUTLOOK etc which are very useful and WPS office is still in "Alpha" stage.

I haven't had any glitches in Office 2007 so I can't actually see what's wrong if I stick with it -- in any case I doubt whether businesses even in 20 years time (will long be retired) will not be able to handle office 2007 documents.

(I still have the "Terminal access" Enterprise key of Office 2007 i.e multiple activations so it actually ACTIVATED OK too !!).

Cheers
jimbo

A:Office 2007 How much different from Office 2010

Jimbo,
Office 2007 is not "that" different from 2010. They moved a few things around and tweaked the ribbon in 2010. You can use this tool to get the menu back like Office 2003. Free for home users. I was so impressed I bought five licences.
UBit Schweiz: UBitMenu International Languages

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I have been having a weird issue with Office 2007 ever since switching to Windows 7. For some reaons, the recent documents keep getting erased every couple of weeks. I clicked on the office button and verified that recent documents is not grayed out or set to zero. Does anyone know why they are getting cleared out automatically or how I can fix it?
 

A:Solved: Recent Documents being cleared automatically in Office 2007

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I have basic skills regarding problems and may need help if it goes wrong! I have bought a new computer and am setting it up.Internet and Antivirus all done OK.
I have original licensed discs of Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 which I could load on this Compaq SG3 running Windows 7 Home Premium. I see other have had problems and am concerned that I am going to get glitches which eat into my time. Would it be better to buy (very reluctantly!) Windows 2010 or are the likely 2007 glitches easily resolved.
Thanks for reading this!

I should add it is 64 Bit version

A:Do I buy Office 2010 or try loading 2007?

I've put Office 2007 on almost 2 dozen Windows 7 machines, most of them are Win7 Home Premium 32bit, but I installed them on about 6 64bit machines and no one has reported any glitches or issues to me.

What kind of glitches have you read about?

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I have read there is a way to do this but I cannot find a way?
Do I have to buy a new copy of 2010?

Has anyone done this process?

Thanks in advance.

A:How to upgrade Office 2007 to 2010?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by jonesnewton


I have read there is a way to do this but I cannot find a way?
Do I have to buy a new copy of 2010?

Has anyone done this process?

Thanks in advance.


Sorry Jonesnewton, The process to upgrade to office 2010 is to buy a new copy of Office 2010. I don't believe that MS has a cheap upgrade.

You can upgrade if your a student or teacher with the special version for students/teachers. Or they also have a military version that is only sold in military exchanges.

Rich

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