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Windows 7: Is Windows 7 64-bit able to run Microsoft Office 2007?

08 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
Is Windows 7 64-bit able to run Microsoft Office 2007?


My current machine is running Windows XP SP3 with Microsoft Office Small Business 2007. I am wanting to upgrade my operating system however I would like to know if the Microsoft Office Small Business 2007 is able to run in a Windows 7 64 Bit operating system. I've also included the specs of my machine below.

Thanks in advance,


Current Machine Stats
Operating System: Windows XP Professional SP3 OEM
Microsoft Office: Small Business 2007 OEM
Processor: Intel Q660 Core 2 Duo Quad Core 2.4 Ghz
RAM currently installed: G-Skill 2 x 1 gig DDR2 800Mhz Kit of ram
Hard Drive: Seagate 320GB 16MB Buffer SATAII Hard Drive
Graphics Card: Inno3D Nvidia 8800 GT 512MB PCI Express Video Card

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08 Oct 2010   #2

W7 Professional x64

Yes, I run Office 2K7 on my 64 bit Windows 7
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08 Oct 2010   #3

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)


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Following from Microsoft office website:


Microsoft Office Small Business 2007

Component Requirement Computer and processor 500 megahertz (MHz) processor or higher1 Memory 256 megabyte (MB) RAM or higher1, 2 Hard disk 2 gigabyte (GB); a portion of this disk space will be freed after installation if the original download package is removed from the hard drive. Drive CD-ROM or DVD drive Display 1024x768 or higher resolution monitor Operating system Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack (SP) 2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, or later operating system3 Other Certain inking features require running Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition or later. Speech recognition functionality requires a close-talk microphone and audio output device. Information Rights Management features require access to a Windows 2003 Server with SP1 or later running Windows Rights Management Services.

Connectivity to Microsoft Exchange Server 2000 or later is required for certain advanced functionality in Outlook 2007. Instant Search requires Microsoft Windows Desktop Search 3.0. Dynamic Calendars require server connectivity.

Connectivity to Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with SP1 or later running Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services is required for certain advanced collaboration functionality. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 is required for certain advanced functionality. PowerPoint Slide Library requires Office SharePoint Server 2007. To share data among multiple computers, the host computer must be running Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows XP Professional with SP2, or later.

Internet Explorer 6.0 or later, 32 bit browser only. Internet functionality requires Internet access (fees may apply). Additional Actual requirements and product functionality may vary based on your system configuration and operating system.
1 1 gigahertz (GHz) processor or higher and 512 MB RAM or higher recommended for Business Contact Manager. Business Contact Manager not available in all languages.

2 512 MB RAM or higher recommended for Outlook Instant Search. Grammar and contextual spelling in Word is not turned on unless the machine has 1 GB memory.
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08 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit

wow, thanks for the quick reply.

I just wasn't sure about whether there would be any stability issues or not. I read a lot in different and forums and it seemed that some people had problems whilst some people had no problems at all.
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08 Oct 2010   #5

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547

easy-peasy on 64-bit W7 - runs beautifully..!!
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08 Oct 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Yep, Office 2007 runs like a champ on Windows 7 32 and 64-bit.
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