word 2010 back to 2007

  toonfireman1746 25 May 11

I resently tried 2010 on trail, I had 2007 all ready. Its at the end of the trail period. I dont see any reason I need it and want to go back to 2007, I can not seem to do this, and I have some work in 2010 and it will not allow me to work on the file ie cut and paste. I need that work any idea how can get back to 2007 and not loose my work thanks

  lotvic 25 May 11

Try these steps ClickHere

To remove the Office Professional 2010 trial included with installations of Office Home and Student 2010 or Office Home and Business 2010, follow these steps:

  1. Open an Office application, such as Word.

  2. Click the File tab.

  3. Click Help.

  4. Under Trial Product, find Microsoft Office Professional 2010 and then click Licensing Options.

  5. Click Remove Trial.

Or you could use the 'fix it' utility ClickHere

After you remove the Office suite, you may attempt to reinstall Office 2007. Reinstall Office 2007 ClickHere Please read through all the links before you decide on your course of action. The last link is good as it has screenshots.

Word 2010 and Word 2007 are both .docx so you should be able to open them ok.

  lotvic 25 May 11

I am presuming you have either the CD or a saved download of Office 2007, and you have the product key.

  toonfireman1746 25 May 11

I am presuming you have either the CD or a saved download of Office 2007, and you have the product key.

Think it was internet down load 2007 not to sure?

  lotvic 25 May 11

Try running Belarc Advisor (Free) it will tell you of any product/licence keys on your pc. Also if you downloaded from microsoft you will have an account and will be able to re-download office 2007.

Will have a look for more info on how to 'roll back to office 2007' and if it is possible. Going out now, will be back after tea.

Hopefully someone else who knows will post.

  toonfireman1746 25 May 11

thanks, deleted it went back to 2003 which I am happy with ta

  lotvic 25 May 11

Good, did you get the compatibility pack to open, edit, and save documents, workbooks, and presentations that were created in the newer versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint ClickHere


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