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Configuring Microsoft Office 97-2003 to Open Office 2007 Documents

This document provides information for updating Microsoft Office for Windows. (If you have a version of Office prior to Office 97 or any version of Word for Macintosh, these instructions do not apply).

Overview: Check to see if there are high priority updates for the version of Office installed on your computer Download and install high priority updates for your computer Download and install the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack

  1. Check for and install all High-Priority updates from Microsoft Update (http://update.microsoft.com) before downloading and installing the Compatibility Pack.

  2. Review the Overview information about the Compatibility Pack (http://preview.tinyurl.com/ywba59).

  3. Download and install the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel and Powerpoint. (http://preview.tinyurl.com/7gq9o)

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