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I am currently running windows vista sp 2 and I meet alll the

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I am currently running windows vista sp 2 and I meet alll the minimum requirements for office 2010 except the additional requirements such as the Multi-touch features. I would like to upgrade from Student-home 2003 to office 2010 but I am not sure if I can.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Microsoft Office
Expert:  James K. replied 1 year ago.
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You wish to upgrade from Office 2003 to Office 2010?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

yes I do however I am running my operating system is vista service pack 2

Expert:  James K. replied 1 year ago.
Thanks

Yes you can Install Office 2010 on vista Sp1 and Sp2

You need to do it this Way

Completely uninstall the previous Office installation of 2003 you will lose no data

Please click the Fix it button in this Microsoft Knowledge base article to uninstall the previous Office program is it was installed:

How do I uninstall Office 2003, Office 2007 or Office 2010 suites if I cannot uninstall it from Control Panel?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290301

Download and install the Fix it for 2003 , install and It will open a black CMD windows and Uninstall Office 2003 and all its compents , this will take about 15 Mins

When completed restart the machine

Once Restarted , Install Office 2010 from ether your Disk or Download

Let me know any Issues

Thanks James

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