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Microsoft Office Installation

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#1 Ubiq


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Posted 19 January 2011 - 08:58 PM

I have a new laptop that has Windows 7 64 bit and Microsoft Office`Starter.
Do I need to uninstall the Starter program before installing a student copy of Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010?

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#2 Allan


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Posted 20 January 2011 - 07:59 AM

You should not have to, but if I were you I would - just backup any files you wish to keep.

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 04:10 AM

Personally, I would uninstall Office Starter, making note of any important configuration changes you made, and then install your copy of Office.

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