Window office problem

  7 20:35 25 Jan 2005

I have bought dell laptop just now and it has come with works7.0 which doesn't solve my problem and i want to upload window office 2000. will it be safe to download as later there won't be any conflict with these two programmes. any comments will be appreciated..

  Djohn 20:43 25 Jan 2005

Word is the same in both so, no problems there, but the database and spread sheet in works although a cut-down version of access and excel, do save with a different file ext. If I remember correctly you need to save your spreadsheet files with the excel ext. before transferring them to the new application.

  7 20:52 25 Jan 2005

thank u for reply but my querry is if i download window office 2000 will it make any problem with works7.0.

  Djohn 21:01 25 Jan 2005

You can't download Windows Office, only obtainable on a set of CD's. But to answer your question, no, it will not cause a conflict to have the two applications on your PC at the same time.

I had Works-Suite 2004 and Office XP side by side for a while until I transferred all data across.

  VoG II 21:06 25 Jan 2005

Put Works 7.0 followed by Office 2003 onto daughter's laptop. No problem. But as Djohn says, you cannot legally download Office.

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