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Install Access 2007... have office 2010

I have office 2010 along with Access 2010 etc. I want to install Access 2007 to work on a project under development.

Question: Is there any known problem with this installation plan?

If there is any steps prior to installation I need to take, please comment on it.

I have had some problems when I decided to continue the development of my project with Access 2010. So, I want to install Access 2007 and do my work in Access 2007.

Thank you.
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One of my laptops came with trial version of office 2007. I never activated it and it is not uninstalled. I have installed Office 2010 on it though with Access 2010.

Do you think it might be safer to activate Access 2007 instead (because I have legal Access 2007, possibly use its key to activate it)?

This way I will have both versions to use.

Thanks,

Mike
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Thank you for the good inputs. I installed Access 2007 (I had purchased 2009). I got the "...not a valid Win32 application" error when I started to run it. Please see the image to view full message.

Per some suggestions,  I used custom installation to only direct it to a new folder I called it Access2007.

Do you think it is wise to install it again but this time let default installation setting to handle the location where it is installed?

FYI, this new laptop does have trial office 2010 (not activated) and it doesn't have Access 2010 in the package.

Thank you,

Mike
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