Farewell, Office 2007
It’s been a great run, but it’s time to move on to modern solutions made for these times.
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  • , 09-06-2017

    Here is a short 2 minute video that provides an overview of Office 2007 Retirement in October, the benefits of Modernization of your Office environment and the support available to help with the transition.

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  • , 07-24-2017

    I am ready to decide whether to migrate from Office 2007 to Office 2016 or Office 365. One issue I have is that I have some documents with password protection created by Word 2007. Will Word 2016 recognize and open these files (when I enter the current pa

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    , 09-15-2017

    I have the same dilema, being a new silver surfer I am loving the technology and learning, but having had a stroke, they old grey matter does not always retain that which I have newly learnt.

    Gerald McDaniel wrote:

    I am ready to decide whether to migra

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  • , 08-19-2017

    I am not content with the retirement of Office 2007 because I am happy with this version. It still performs adequately and wasn't exactly cheap to purchase. Now I am forced to reinvest now on a monthly or yearly membership basis, which is even more expens

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    , 09-11-2017


    Office 2007, like all Microsoft products, has a support lifecycle during which we provide new features, bug fixes, security fixes, and so on. Although the product will continue to function, on October 10, 2017, Microsoft will no longer provide the

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  • , 08-29-2017

    I am upgrading from Office 2007 to 2016.  My directions say to delete old version first.  How can I do this and still keep my old emails from Outlook 2007?  Thank you in advance for any advise.  

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    , 09-07-2017
    Hi Sarina,

    It depends on what email service you are using within Office 2007. Do you know if you are using Exchange on-prem? Exchange online? Or a POP or IMAP account?

    If the emails are stored on the computer, you should export them to a PST. this ar... Read more
  • , 08-19-2017

    As of April 11th, 2017, Microsoft Office 2007 is no longer available. Along with Windows Vista end of support. Now it's time to upgrade to Office 365, a faster way to get things done! To get Office 365, click here to upgrade.

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    , 09-01-2017

    There are two reasons why Office 2007 might not install:


    1. You might already have Office 2007 install
    2. Extended support for Office 2007 has ended, might not update or install

    I hope this helped you!

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