Opening Microsoft office 2007 files in office 2003

Level: - Intermediate
Platform: - windows Xp, Windows me, windows 98, Windows 2000 professional
Keywords: - : how to open Microsoft windows 2007 files in older version of office
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Author: - Dinesh Aggarwal

The users face problems in opening office 2007 files if they have Microsoft office 2003 or older versions installed on their Pc. What is the way out? It’s not very complex.

By installing the Compatibility Pack in addition to Microsoft Office 2000, Office XP, or Office 2003, you will be able to open, edit, and save files using the file formats new to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007. The Compatibility Pack can also be used in conjunction with the Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003, Excel Viewer 2003, and PowerPoint Viewer 2003 to view files saved in these new formats. For more information about the Compatibility Pack, see Knowledge Base article 924074 on

You can download this pack from

Just download the file from above location and install it on your pc and enjoy  viewing office 2007 files from older versions of office.

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