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Installing multiple versions of office side by side on windows 7

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Dear Sir or Madam,
Is there any way to run office 2007 side by side with office 2010 without causing conflicts

The OS is windows 7 x64 with sp1
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by:stergium
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hello
according to microsoft yes but not suggested found here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290576.
i also do not suggest it but you probably have your reasons to it.
please feed back.
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If you wanted to totally isolate them you could run each in their own virtual machine ==> http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/

Hope this helps

Priz
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by:KAPF
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stergium, OK i will go after your suggestion and not install it on the same OS
Priz: I will do it on a virtual machine

Also priz one last thing before i accept the solutions does  windows virtual machine allow me to install win 7 or just xp
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by:Pr1z
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There is a preconfigured XP VM that you can download that has some nice integration features ... you should be able to install most x86/x64 OS's - provided that you have enough spare RAM and CPU cycles.  I had FreeBSD running in a Virtual PC VM on my laptop.  Can't say I have tried Win7 in a VM though.  If you run in to trouble with Virtual PC you could always try VMWare instead ==> http://www.vmware.com/products/player/overview.html

Priz
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Thanks again for another helpful solution
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