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by wanness / May 16, 2009 2:22 AM PDT

I just went on line and ran a compatibility test for windows 7.
My computer passed the tests with one exception. The test informed me that OpenOffice.Org was not compatible with Windows 7.
Does any one have any input on this issue? Thanks, Bill

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Only one thing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 16, 2009 3:04 AM PDT
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it did work here.

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by John.Wilkinson / May 16, 2009 5:04 AM PDT
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The lack of 'official' compatibility does not mean it is not compatible. Worst case scenario is that you have to uninstall it before performing the upgrade to Windows 7, if you are upgrading, and then reinstall OpenOffice afterward. It does work flawlessly under Windows 7 here.


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Just because it didn't make the list...
by RonS [WINDOWS-TEAM] / May 18, 2009 2:35 AM PDT
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doesn't mean it won't work.

There will be programs that won?t officially be compatible with Windows 7, but more-than-likely will be able to function in the OS environment. Something like OpenOffice, quite obviously, wouldn?t be involved in Microsoft?s list of compatible programs.

Windows Outreach Team

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What version have you got?
by ChuckT / May 19, 2009 8:22 AM PDT
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What version of OpenOffice have you got? Since there have been dozens of releases of OpenOffice.

But I have yet to see any then-current release of OpenOffice not work on the then-current (or near) release of Windows.

Also, I have two installs of Win7 here and OpenOffice on both, no problems. I have used both v3.01 and the current 3.1 releases of OpenOffice. Both have worked fine.

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