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Windows 7: MO 2003 Pro and Win 7

17 Jan 2014   #1
tonyvella

windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
MO 2003 Pro and Win 7

When I install Office 2003 Pro onto my Win 7 machine, do I have to specify in properties/compatibility to "always run this program in Windows 7 mode" or does it do it automatically? Just curious. Thank you.


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17 Jan 2014   #2
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi there It should be automatic .. I have Office 2003 not the pro version it works fine ..
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17 Jan 2014   #3
tonyvella

windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I'm glad because now I can ask you a direct question. When you click "open" and you are presented with a folder full of files, when you click a file, does its title show up in the small "open file" box in the bottom of the menu? Mine does not. In addition, My Office 03 Pro is the only program that does not recognize a wheelclick as a double-click; all other programs do. Any ideas? Thank in advance.
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17 Jan 2014   #4
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

I have no idea about your last Question .. Regarding your first one mine behaves in the exact same way as yours ..
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18 Jan 2014   #5
techtitan100

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

you may want to update to a newer version of office since after April 8, you will no longer receive important security updates for it
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18 Jan 2014   #6
HiTechCoach
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Office 2003 does not work well with a Mouse Wheel. It is so old that is was delevoped before the mouse wheel was popular.

If you want to use the Mouse wheel then you really need to update to a newer version of Office that support the Mouse Wheel.

ALERT: Support for Office 2003 products is ending on April 8, 2014.

See: Support is ending for Office 2003
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