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Microsoft Office & Windows 10

by CNC080677 / March 16, 2016 12:17 PM PDT

I am currently running Windows 7 on my laptop and thinking about taking advantage of the free upgrade to Windows 10 that is being offered. I am using an older version of Microsoft Office Apps. Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word are all the 2010 release. Will these be retained and supported should I take the upgrade, or would I be required to purchase a new Microsoft Office package?

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Maybe.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 16, 2016 12:24 PM PDT

Here I keep my install media ready. There are some issues that if you install Office and need to install an Office service patch but that varies with the Office version.,

Plan ahead.

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Probably reinstall
by Lumpy95 / March 16, 2016 6:20 PM PDT

Most posters that I have seen said that Office 2010 works fine on W10 but they had to reinstall it after the upgrade.
I have Office 2013 on my W10 laptop and it had to be re-registered but not re-installed.

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I didn't have to re-register
by orlbuckeye / March 17, 2016 5:57 AM PDT
In reply to: Probably reinstall

my Office 2013. It just worked.

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