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Office 2007 compatibility pack and Office 2010

Q: Office 2007 compatibility pack and Office 2010

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:
You should not need the "Compatibility Pack for the Office 2007 system" if you have Microsoft Office 2010. I'd start by uninstalling that. Next I'd do a repair installation on Microsoft Office 2010. During this repair, be sure to install theMicrosoft SharePoint Foundation Support tool. Installing that will give you the SharePoint OpenDocuments Class browser add-on which is among the System requirements for opening files from Office Web Apps in Office desktop applications.
​The advice didn't work. So really two questions:

1. How do I keep the Word icon if I uninstall the 2007 compatibility pack and/or make the default program for opening docx files Word?

2. Any thoghts on how to make Skydrive work given that the advice above didn't do the trick?

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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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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 am using Office 2003 but need to access Office 2007 documents. Can I download the "Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint File Formats"? Have done this on computers using Windows XP but Windows 7 is not on the list of "Supported Operating Systems".

A:Office 2007 Compatibility Pack

Hi,

Welcome to 7 forums,

Yes, I tried and it worked for me. You can download it from here

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en

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I am not using 2007 office system. I use Microsoft works and WordPad. Can I safely remove the Compatibility Pack(and free all 173 MB HD space it occupies)? Also, what is Microsoft Office Power Point Viewer? Am I using it?

A:Compatibility pack for 2007 office system

The Power Point Viewer allows you to view PowerPoint shows. I would keep that because you might get PP files from your friends thru the mail - like this one. But for this one you need no PP Viewer because it is an uploaded file.

I am not sure what the compatibility pack is. I would investigate some more before deleting it. 173 MBs is peanuts.

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Hi,
I need to deploy the "ofice 2007 compatibility pack" over SMS because I have many clients out of domain.
I'm new to do this and I need your help with some step-by-step instructions.
Thanks
 

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I am trying to install the Office 2007 Compatibility Pack. I have downloaded FileFormatConverters.exe, but when I run it it gets as far as the license screen, then aborts after I accept the license and click Continue. The error message gives no info, just "The installation of this package failed."

The computer is a Compaq Presario V3000 laptop running Windows XP Home SP3, Office 2003 SP3. It is up to date on Windows Updates.

Any ideas?

Thanks,
Tom

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Hello,

I am running Windows 7 and have Office XP installed on my machine.

Do I have to or rather should I install MS updates for Office 2007? For instance KB. Im not sure because I do not have the suite installed. But given that these are security updates I want to be sure.

I appreciate your help.

Thank you!

A:Updates for Office 2007 but only Compatibility Pack installed

Hello tchara, welcome to Seven Forums.

This is how to obtain Office XP updates:
How to find Office XP updates

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I need help deleting traces of Office 2007 32-bit form my Win7 system. The problem is I had Office 2007 installed a while back and uninstalled it when the trial period run out. I just downloaded the 2013 trial 64-bit since my system is a 64-bit system and kept receiving this error message, "We can't install the 64-bit version of Office because we found the following 32-bit programs on you pc"

Now, I've deleted all folders having anything to do with Office both in x86 and Programs files folders as well as registry entries bearing the same name.

Gone through my update history and uninstalled all Office 32bit compatibility packs, run uninstall from control panel and found no Office remnants to be uninstalled.

Used MS.s fixIt and no Office programs showed up, Totally at a lost here guys.

Any help would greatly appreciated.

Thanx
 

A:Solved: Need help deleting 32-bit Office 2007 compatibility pack

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I just got a new Dell PC & it has the compatibility pack for 2007 office systems installed.
Since I am using Office 97 (don't laugh), is their any value in leaving this on my system?
 

A:Solved: Compatibility pack for 2007 Office systems

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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 found this official link 1 hour ago after searching for 2 years.

I own an Office 2007 Student Pack in Italian - but I'm used to excel formulas in English,
and to have all Office in English. The interface being in Italian it's a pain.

Microsoft 2 years ago discontinued the support for language pack support,
I was pointing there to change interface every-time I had to reinstall.
The PC Main Disk crashed, and over the pain to do the full install of everything,
I discovered that I was stuck with an Italian Office !
DUH !

Now they came back and offered a good solution ... full download of the older Office version ... any language.
(only 32 bit)

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/soft...office?ref=o12
Hope it will help some other People out there !

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I found this official link 1 hour ago after searching for 2 years.

I own an Office 2007 Student Pack in Italian - but I'm used to excel formulas in English,
and to have all Office in English. The interface being in Italian it's a pain.

Microsoft 2 years ago discontinued the support for language pack support,
I was pointing there to change interface every-time I had to reinstall.
The PC Main Disk crashed, and over the pain to do the full install of everything,
I discovered that I was stuck with an Italian Office !
DUH !

Now they came back and offered a good solution ... full download of the older Office version ... any language.
(only 32 bit)

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/soft...office?ref=o12
Hope it will help some other People out there !

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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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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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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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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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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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Hello!

I use MS Office 2003. Hypothetically, if I install office compatibility pack and after installation save some *.doc with my word 2003, will that file be saved as a 2007 doc, thus it can't be open with some other word 2003 (without compatability pack installed)?

A:MS Office Compatibility pack question

No, it can open a file that is from office 2007 and save them, but will save new files as 2003 formats.

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Greetings,

For those of you who use a legacy version of Microsoft Office (97-2003) either because you are happy with the version you have, can't afford an upgrade to a modern version of MS Office (2007+) or find the new modern MS Office too confusing to use, you should install the free MS Compatibility Converter from MS Office. This allows you to open up files created with newer versions of MS Office.

What is excellent is that MS is still releasing updates to Office as long as you have the converter installed along with a legacy version of Office installed. I have Office 2003 with the compatibility converter, and last month got an update for Office 2010. (Running Windows 7.)

Before you install the MS Compatibility Converter:

Go to Microsoft Update to get all patches for your computer marked "Critical" or "Important"
You will than need to manually install the latest service packs for your version of legacy office through Office updates. Only Office 2007-2010 updates will come through automatically through Windows Update.

Here is a link to the Download of Office 2003 SP-3 from MS: (Review MS Download and Install Instructions.)

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=8

If you are running Office 2003 and don't already have it, get Office 2003 SP-3 here. (You can check first by opening up any MS Office Program. Click on "Help" and "About." if it says SP-3, you don't need to download the service pack. If ... Read more

A:If You Have Legacy MS Office (97-2003) Compatibility Pack Will Help You!

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I have Microsoft office 2003. I wanted to open a excel file but it asked me to download the compatibility pack. I tried to download the microsoft office compatibility pack but after I downloaded it a screen pops up asking me which program to use to open it? I went to microsoft support and found all the updates I needed in order to use the compatibility pack.
Thank you
and I tried to search all the forums first for an answer.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 509 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82865G Graphics Controller, 96 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 76285 MB, Free - 66882 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Computer Corp., 0R8060
Antivirus: None
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Office Compatibility pack will not run

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I am using Win7 OS and have installed a new office 2010 suite. Not an upgrade. Every time I open a doc. it opens in compatibility mode even if it is new doc. page. How do I get the program to recognise that a new doc is not an old one and does not require to be compatible. ThanksTech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU P6000 @ 1.87GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2933 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1242 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152385 MB, Free - 68111 MB; D: Total - 152457 MB, Free - 86318 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, Portable PC
Antivirus: ZoneAlarm Extreme Security Antivirus, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Office 2010 compatibility

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Hi Guys
I am currently still running Office 97 on my machine but i am buying a new PC with Office 2007 installed, i read somewhere that they may not be compatible is this true, and will i still be able to open my documents, cheers.
 

A:Office 2007 Compatibility

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Good evening to all
Yesterday you install MS Office 2010 program
And I want to install additional languages with the program
However, this message appears to me when you download the selected language

Thank you for helping me

A:language pack for office 2010

Hi alikewan, welcome to the Forum.

It does seem that language packs for Office 2010 have been discontinued. You might have to install a later version of Office & that will probably be Office 2016 or Office 365. Office 365 is a subscription version, where you pay a monthly fee, rather than an up front cost.

This MS website might help you with Office 2016 or 365.

What's the difference between Office 365 and Office 2016? - Office 365

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We are wanting to up-grade our current Office suite Office 2003 to either Office 2010 or Office 2013.  Our PC's are running Windows 7
 
I would just like to know what peoples opinions and advice is on this?

A:Up-grade from Office 2003 to Office 2010 or Office 2013

 I can't speak to Office 2013, but I've done numerous upgrades to Office through 2010.  When you install the new version, you have the option to keep the old version or just replace it.  Starting with Office 2007 the familiar menu bar has been replaced with the ribbons which take a lot of getting used to for folks used to older versions.  There's a little program called UbitMenu that will add most of the menu bar functions back in the 2007 and 2010 versions that a lot of folks find helpful.  If you do opt to have two different versions installed at the same time, what happens is that when you switch from one to the other, it goes through a juggling act that takes a minute or so.  It's a bit of a pain, but if you need it, it could be a convenience.
 
Good luck.

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Why am I having such difficulty opening excel 97 - 2003 files in excel 2007? It opens in compatibility mode and then freezes and crashes everytime. Why is this a problem? I know the file converter works for opening 2007 in previous versions, is there something I need to know about going the other way? Thanks for any help.
 

A:Office 2007 Compatibility mode

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I currently have Spanish as my interface language, but i want to change it to English, i have already downloaded the necessary Language Interface Pack (LIP) from the Microsoft Download Page, already downloaded 2 times, and does not work at all !
Please i need an answer, as soon as possible.

Thanks,

A:Can't change Office 2010 Language Pack

You may have to uninstall office and re-install it with english as the language. Are you wanting to change the "system" language to english (for everything on the computer?)

Installing the language pack does not make it active, try the following page for instructions on how to change the active language.

http://www.intowindows.com/how-to-ch...play-language/

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I recently fixed my webcam on my HP 320-1010a All-in-one PC by performing a recovery. However now my Microsoft Office Starter Pack software will not run. When the icon is pressed it loads then goes into the set up mode but after a few minutes returns a error message that it cannot set itself up and to try again. I did that several times but to no avail. Please help!!!!

Bunbarian
 

A:Microsoft Office Starter Pack 2010

If it came with your HP machine, give them a call.
 

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Office 2003 Pro on WinXP Pro.
Last week, I made sure all crit updates were downloaded and installed. Then downloaded and installed Office 2007 Compatibility Pack. Received a client's Excel worksheet created in Excel 2007. Opened, edited and saved without incidence.
Yesterday, I tried to open the original file. Message that looked as though the file was being converted. Then, received messaged that the converter failed and could not open file.
Any thoughts on fix for this? Appreciate any insight!
Thank you!
 

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Okay, here's my situation:My mom has a genuine copy of Microsoft Office Student and Home 2007 (includes Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). When I previously had Vista on my laptop, I installed Office onto it (needed it for school). Partitioned off and used Windows 7 RC1, and loved it. Went to Windows 7 RTM (available from my college's MSDN AA) and got rid of the Vista. I then installed Office onto the Windows 7 os. Later, my mom got a new laptop and it came with a 60-day trial of Office. I'm pretty sure she activated the full version using her product key, but I'm not positive.Here's the problem:I'm going to get a netbook when I get back to school (needed for carrying around all day instead of my heavy laptop). I need to put Office on it as well. Also, I was going to do a clean install of Windows 7 on my current laptop to resolve some unimportant bugs and just have a generally cleaner system. However, looking through the EULA of Office revealed this:1. OVERVIEW. These license terms permit installation and use of a copy of the software on three devices, along with other rights, all as described below.2. INSTALLATION AND USE RIGHTS. Before you use the software under a license, you must assign that license to a device. That device is a "licensed device".?? A hardware partition or blade is considered to be a separate device.I was hoping "3 PC license" meant 3 sets of hardware (i.e. three separate computers). If that were the case, I would be able to do the cle... Read more

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While working through patching our servers, there are several servers that MBSA is reporting that patches are missing:
MS13-002  Security Update for Microsoft Office 2007 suites (KB2687499)
MS11-073  Security Updates for Microsoft Office 2007 System (KB2584063)
2526310  Microsoft Office Access Runtime and Data Connectivity 2007 Service Pace 3
The servers are running Windows 2012 R2 and were patched this week with the current May, 2018 patches.

I downloaded the items to WSUS.  WSUS reports that 0 computers need these.

Any idea why these are showing up and/or how to ignore them?
Thanks

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I'm considering upgrading my processor to 64 bit when Windows 7 comes out and would like to know if my current 32 bit version of Office 2007 can be upgraded without cost to 64bit. Cost is a big factor in my considering an upgrade.

Thanks for any advice.

A:Office 2007 64bit Compatibility Question

Office 2007 is a 32-bit Suite. Having said that, it runs fine on 64-bit OS - so you will not incur any additional cost for software.

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Hello,

I would like to know what are some potential compatibility problems between MS Project 2003 and MS Office 2007? Will I run into any known problems after installing them on the same machine? I appreciate your help!

-Chris McCarthy

A:Project 2003 and MS Office 2007 compatibility

well the only thing you can do is try.. i have never used MS project before so; i would just try it and if it does not work uninstall on of them

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