MS Office 2007

  dogbreath1 14:39 14 Mar 2010
Locked

Have just bought this and was wondering whether I need to uninstall MS Office 2002 prior to installing the newer version?

Any of you guys got any experience with this one?

  MrNewName 15:13 14 Mar 2010

It's not necessary but I uninstalled Office 2000 when I was installing Office 2007.

I also used the Office removal tool:

click here

  skeletal 15:45 14 Mar 2010

I’m currently running Office 2003, 2007 and 2010 beta, all together.

There are two key things to know:

You can only use one version of Outlook, so make your choice and stick to it;
You sometimes have to wait a few minutes for “initialisation” if you switch between versions (this definitely happens with Word, but can’t remember which others). It is not much of a problem, but can be irritating if you just want to quickly type up a short note. Also, if you are into making changes to your normal.dot file, and write code, you may forget which version you were using, and “lose” a setting/code. (The normal.dot files are different). This is more an operator issue than an Office issue.

Skeletal

  dogbreath1 18:19 14 Mar 2010

Thank you, guys.

I bought the home version which only contains Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, so Outlook (which I don't use anyway) isn't an issue.

  dogbreath1 18:27 27 Mar 2010

Installed over earlier version, no problem. Thanks again.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

What is ransomware and how do I protect my PC from Petya?

Illustrator Mariana Rodrigues' beautiful flora and fauna for Bombay Sapphire gin

How to remove Mac ransomware

Comment mettre à jour Kodi ?