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receiving Office 2007 updates but have got Office 2010 installed

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

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?...

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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 don't know if maybe I'm the only one who runs into this problem or if it happens to a lot of people, but it seems to come up a lot for me.

I have had this issue on many computers but right now I am setting up an old Dell Latitude E5510 for an employee and I have reformatted, installed all drivers, and programs needed. I installed Office 2007, because this employee won't really be using the computer much.

I start up Windows Updates today and it has me downloading 3 updates for Windows 2010. This computer had Office 2010 on it before it was reformatted. Is it still sensing Office 2010 buried somewhere in the files and that's why it's asking me to install updates for it? Does Office 2007 use updates that are also made for 2010(and are only labled 2010)? Anyone have any ideas? I don't believe it's hurting anything, but I am curious!

Thanks

A:Find Office 2010 Updates, When Office 2010 Isn't Installed?

I get those type of updates for my Office 2003. There are some later updates that can be applicable. For example, I installed a converter that lets me open later MSWord formats (2003 is doc) and now I get updates for later Office versions.

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Since it's related with update i categorized this topic as windows 7.
 
I have been trying to solve this problem for several weeks but no luck.
 
Have a look(Recommended; since it has much more information) at my post in other forum.
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_2010-office_install/receiving-office-2010-update-after-uninstallation/5333d066-fc23-4fcb-b699-7ec08ea31b0f
 
Like title says, i'm keep receiving updates.
Thanks to FixIt i managed to decrease update to 3 from 7.
But that 3 updates.... they are bugging me.
Any solutions for this problem?
Thanks in advance
 
P.S-I'm currently using office 2007.

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Hi All,

I am receiving a Service Pack 2 for Microsoft Office 2010 (KB2687455) 32-Bit Edition to install from Windows Update.

Yet, I have installed Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007. Do I install this Update or Hide it?

Operating system is Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit Service Pack 1.

Thank you!

A:Why am I receiving Updates for Microsoft Office 2010?

you are suppose to update office so you can continue receiving important security updates for each application you have installed

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I got a new computer in 2010 and, as I thought, got rid of all the pre-installed stuff. I then purchased and installed the Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 suite.
After doing that I discovered that Microsoft Office 2007 had been pre-installed (I presume a trial version) and it seemed that there was no way I could uninstall it. I don't know if the install of the 2010 Office Suite affected it in some way.
Anyway now I am getting Windows updates for both Office Suites. Do I need to install both or can I just hide the updates for the 2007 Suite and ignore them.
Thanks for any help or advice regarding this matter

A:Updates for Microsoft Office Suites 2007/2010

Hello RagTag and welcome to Seven Forums.

This Microsoft KB article may help you uninstall Office 2007.

How to uninstall or remove Microsoft Office 2007 suites

If you're still unable to remove 2007 I'd suggest you not ignore any updates. Many of them are security related. As long as it's on your machine I think it would be wise to keep 2007 from being accessed by malware.

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My computer had Office 365 installed, plus Visio 2016. Update history shows a whole bunch of Office 2007 updates on May 10. Control Panel - Programs and Features shows Office 2007 installed on May 10. I didn't do it. Word 2007 is now the default and converts files to its format when opening them.

Why did this happen? And can I safely uninstall Office 2007? Are there any potential pitfalls?

Computer: Dell Precision M4800 laptop, 16GB memory, 500GB hard drive, 286GB free
OS: Win10

A:Looks like AutoUpdate installed Office 2007 with the May 10 updates

Originally Posted by pencat12


My computer had Office 365 installed, plus Visio 2016. Update history shows a whole bunch of Office 2007 updates on May 10. Control Panel - Programs and Features shows Office 2007 installed on May 10. I didn't do it. Word 2007 is now the default and converts files to its format when opening them.

Why did this happen? And can I safely uninstall Office 2007? Are there any potential pitfalls?

Computer: Dell Precision M4800 laptop, 16GB memory, 500GB hard drive, 286GB free
OS: Win10



Your computer 'had' or 'has' Office 365? You should be able to uninstall Office 2007 in Control Panel, Programs and Features but may continue to get updates if any part is left-over such as PowerPoint Viewer. While in Control Panel you can use Default Programs to make changes as to the programs that can open files.

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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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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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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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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 remember with windows xp and office, you could go to a different part of the microsoft windows update website in Internet Explorer, and it would prompt you with ActiveX to allow updates for Office, and after you did that then when you went to the normal windows (xp) update site there would be a whole other section of updates for microsoft office available. That was with office 2007 anyway.

i use a dell restore cd for windows 7 professional, on a dell pc obviously, to install win7 from scratch.
I can do windows updates no problem.
I have microsoft office 2010 professional plus with a valid license key, these are provided by my IT dept.
Office installs fine, during the install i can go through the options and install excel, powerpoint, all shared tools, and so on. Once installed, it works fine. There is no service pack installed at this point.

From here if I go windows update, I never see anything for office.
From within office, Microsoft Word file menu help for example, it shows office is activated and if i click on check for updates there it then opens an IE window which says updates can be done from start menu - programs - windows update. If i do that, it's a normal windows operating system update and I get nothing for office.

I have manually downloaded from microsoft, Office 2010 SP1 and SP2, and have installed either one.
When i go to the help menu it then shows office 2010 SP # so the service pack seems to have installed no problem. But I still never see any upd... Read more

A:not showing office updates thru windows update for office 2010 win7

You mean what's called Microsoft Update. If you go in to the settings in Windows Update, do you have this checked:

I have Office 2013 Pro Plus, but the click-to-run version which updates itself and is not part of Windows Update. But I don't think there's a click-to-run version for 2010 Pro Plus so that is probably not the issue here.

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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 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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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 20... Read more

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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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 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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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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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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hi guys,

well i just installed office 2010 and during install you get the option to click for the free Office 2013 download.

Office 2013 is far more interesting dan 2007 or 2010.

Jeff

A:just installed Office 2010 X64 to get Office 2013 free

You've just installed or just boght and installed?

As you can see, are 2 different things.

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My boss wants me to install Office 2003 standard edition on a client's pc that has Office 2007 standard edition already installed on it. I don't know, why but this is what he wants. Are there going to be major issues with installing and using an older version of Office on the same system as Office 2007?
 

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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 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 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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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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Hello,

I have uninstalled office 2010 few days ago and did a clean installation of office 2013.
But windows update is showing updates for both office 2010 and office 2013.

I have uninstalled office 2010 using Revo uninstaller so there are no traces
Am I missing something.

A:Office 2010 and Office 2013 both updates available

Hi there
Why on earth do people insist on using these 3rd party uninstaller apps for BOG STANDARD Microsoft applications --Ms OFFICE is one of the most used pieces of software on earth so installing / uninstalling it should be a breeze via STANDARD uninstall method.

Had you simply uninstalled via control panel then the entire problem would not exist.

Your 3rd party uninstaller obviously hasn't done its job properly as there is still some indication on your machine that Microsoft Update thinks you still have Office 2010 installed.

IMO 3rd party apps are better left for NON OS type applications - things like installing / uninstalling / updating software should be left to the OS itself. Very few 3rd party apps IMO should be allowed to interfere with the internal functions of the OS itself -- even AV software - but that's another issue.

My solution here would be to either restore your syste to a time before you installed the "Uninstaller" app or re-install a clean copy of windows, re-install the version of office you want and apply the updates.

Note -- when Ms updates programs it might make all sorts of registry changes "on the fly" and it's impossible for a 3rd party uninstaller to be able to handle or even find all these changes.

Cheers
jimbo

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With my continuing efforts to assist my brother in tailoring his new ThinkPad (X1 Yoga) laptop, I've recently discovered an unexpected problem relating to Microsoft Office, and specifically (at this point), with Word. As indicated in this post's title, his laptop came with Office 2016? pre-installed. Subsequently, Office 2010? was installed by his I/T staff to eliminate the extra expense of leasing (via Office 365) or purchasing/activating the resident Office 2016 code. But Windows seems determined to make using Office 2010 unnecessarily difficult.

Specifically, regarding Word 2010, with .docx associated with this 2010 version, whenever one clicks on a .docx document, Windows pops up a message stating something like ? this is a rough paraphrase; I can't recall the exact wording ? "This application cannot run on your PC. Please go to the Microsoft store to find an application that will work with this file." However, .docx files open easily from within Word 2010.

Being curious, I'm all for understanding the how's, why's and wherefor's of this seeming impediment, but I don't want to unduly burden any readers/respondents with an explanation. I'd be happy just to learn how to correct this situation; i.e., to be able to click on a .docx file and have it open within Word 2010.

Perhaps it's necessary to uninstall Office 2016. It might be preferable to find another solution, in the event my brother may (at some point) want to go ahead and start using Office 2016. ... Read more

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I am running Office 2013 on a cleanly installd SDD that has only ever had office 2013 installed on it. Any idea why windows update is giving me Office 2007 updates, specifically

(KB947318)(KB2817330)(KB2878233)(KB2878233)

I should decline these, right?

thnx

A:Office 2007 updates when I only have Office 2013

No don't decline these updates.
Office 2013 updates in the background & does not show up in the usual Windows Updates section. I am using Office 2013 Pro & I have it set for installing updates automatically.
It would be best just to let any updates that are required to be installed. Often certain updates are incorporated to cover a few versions of Office as they earlier ones need it so they incorporate it to cover all the applicable versions, which may also include later versions.
Therefore just leave it alone as fiddling with updates often causes trouble. Also it is just a whole lot of unnecessary work for you.

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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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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 all,
I am using Microsoft office outlook 2007.
The basic function is working fine but from 2 days I am receiving every mail twice.

Is there any setting i missing ?
Can u help me???
 

A:receiving mail twice in office outlook 2007

I had the same type of problem and the source was how I had set up my Rules folder.
 

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I have a client who uses Office Outlook 2007 (which I recently installed over her old Outlook 97) for her email. It's been working perfectly for almost two months. However about two weeks ago, she realized the program will not send emails.

I've tried this method (and other variations of it following the same principle), but it has not helped. Furthermore, I've tried turning off Avira Antivir Guard to stop it from scanning incoming or outgoing messages. That didn't help either.

I would prefer not contacting the email provider unless absolutely necessary as I doubt this is an issue on their part. Could anyone help me get this working?

Windows XP
Office Outlook 2007
 

A:Solved: Office Outlook 2007 Receiving but not Sending emails!

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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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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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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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Sorry I hav'nt done this for some time and have forgotten where to find MSP Updates to include in the Update Folder.
So as to include as many updates as possible to reduce the amount needed After an install.
Also how to Determine Which Updates I would need .

A:Office 2010 Where to find msp updates to include in Updates Folder

These MS websites might help you. Follow the links within these for more info as well.

Using the Updates folder to deploy software updates during an Office 2010 installation - Office IT Pro Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

https://social.technet.microsoft.com...deployprevious

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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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hi all i have a genuine 07 office pro that i am trying to install, i have previously tried a beta version and have also had office pro 2003 version on my laptop

when i start the cd it starts to initialize then says office 07 cannot install as previous version of 07 have been found uninstall before continuing

i have gotten rid of all traces that i can find through the registry in safe mode with uninstaller pro but i still get the same error

i am running media center with an upgrade to vista premium
 

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I have made the point in a previous post that each time developers introduce a new more glitzy version of a mature piece of software / application, as often as not basic functionality suffers as the price for the addition of new gizmos.  Such in my view is the case with Outlook.  I have Office 2003 on my home  PC, 2007 on an old XP office PC (quite serviceable), but 2010 on a new office PC which I will be obliged to adopt.  The later Outlook is in basic operational terms (as set up at present at least) 'orrible.
Is it possible to retro "configure" it so that it has the appearance and feel of Outlook 2007 even if to revert to an earlier version would be asking too much?

A:Can I get MS Office 2010 to clone 2007?

Here's an article that you may find interesting
 
https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/e9c21487-da8e-4f43-962e-227c9c35f3b8/skin-outlook-2010-to-look-like-outlook-2007?forum=outlook

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Hello, my first post so be nice please!

I've been thinking of upgrading 2007 to 2010 but do not wish to do so if 2010 is only going to be slower. Speed is really the only thing that bothers me, will it load up quicker, save faster, load faster???

please help!
 

A:MS Office 2010 vs 2007 performance only!

Morning Techguy,

My problem is that whenever I try to open Microsoft Office 2010 lately, it comes with the message that tells that Microsoft Office Professional 2010 cannot verify the license for this product and I should repair it by using Control Panel. I tried that but it couldn't help so what must I do now?
 

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hello, if i upgrade to win10, will i lose office 2010? is it possible to reclaim license on new platform or do i have to buy new version of office? thanks

A:win 10 upgrade from 2007 and office 2010

If you are doing an in-place upgrade from Windows 7/8 to Windows 10 you won't lose any applications. If an application is not compatible with Windows 10 you'll be notified. Office will be fine.

As with any upgrade, backup any important data first.

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Quote:
Microsoft has accidentally posted details about a promotion it will be running for those who buy Office 2007 a few months before and after the release of Office 2010 in June 2010. It is called the "Microsoft Office 2010 Technology Guarantee Program," though Redmond is not yet ready to announce it. "Microsoft has not disclosed an Office 2010 Technology Guarantee," a Microsoft spokesperson told Ars. "We have no further comment at this time."


Source -
Buy Office 2007, get 2010 free? Microsoft posts, pulls deal

A:Buy Office 2007, get 2010 free?

Hi there
this is a NO BRAINER -- of course the deal will be re-instated at the appropriate time.

This was the same with people having VISTA on their machines after W7 was announced - free upgrade in a lot of cases.

Cheers
jimbo.

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