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how to upgrade office 2003 to 2007 in citrix?

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I am running Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 and TS on a windows 2003 sp2 server.  I want to upgrade from office 2003 to office 2007 with VLK.  Can some one tell me if I have to un-publis O2K3 first and then install O2k7 or can I just upgarde staright to O2K7?  Will O2K7 be published instaed of O2K3 after the upgrade??
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by:darrylka
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I wouldn't upgrade straight to O2k7.  I've done this and it's a nightmare.  I would completely uninstall O2k3 and then install O2K7 for the cleanest install.
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Do I have to un-publish O2K3 first??
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It sounds like it's possible to have O2K3 and O2K7 coexist.  See if this article helps:

http://forums.citrix.com/thread.jspa?threadID=272643
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That solution won't help me.  I do not want to stream.  I want to install O2K7 inplace of O2K3 and publish O2K7.  Thanks for the article though.
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by:Ginsmon Joseph
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You can upgrade from office 2003 to office 2007. However it is recommended to have a uninstallation of previous version and install the new version.

Because there is a possibility to crash the office 2007if you upgrade.
Please find the microsoft article below
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929012

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I was able to do a straight upgrade - no problem
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Was able to install directly
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