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Oldferix
26-07-2010, 05:55 PM
Is it possible to run both Office 2000 and 2010 on the same computer without conflict?
I expect that I would need heaps of memory, space and power if it's possible to do this.
To explain why I need to do this - Only Office 2000 includes 'Front Page' which I use daily. I do not wish to purchase 'Expression Web" (unless I have to!) as I am quite satisfied with 'Front Page'. However I would like to update to a newer Office programme for 'Word' - in particular.
Can anyone advise?
Thanks.

icow
26-07-2010, 05:58 PM
Should be able to as long as they're installed to different directories e.g C:/program files/Microsoft/Office10 and C:/program files/Microsoft/Office0 try the trial (or the beta if it's still up). Then if it works buy the media-less version (just the cd key) to save some money and so that you don't have to re install it (could cause problems).

Or see below

Snorkbox
26-07-2010, 05:59 PM
You can do that as an upgrade OK and it will leave Frontpage alone. You can't have two versions of Outlook running but you can have two of everything else.

AZ1
26-07-2010, 05:59 PM
You should be able to. Just try the 2010 Microsoft Office trial and see if it works before buying it :)

Microsoft Download: http://office.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/

icow
26-07-2010, 06:02 PM
You should be able to. Just try the 2010 Microsoft Office trial and see if it works before buying it :)

Microsoft Download: http://office.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/

+1 up

pantera989
26-07-2010, 06:03 PM
Can you get frontpage standalone instead of in the office suite?
However i can confirm that you can have office 2000 and 2010 running at the same time, and you don't even need that much memory (unless your opening huge excel files etc.)

icow
26-07-2010, 06:11 PM
If your using frontpage as a web development program and can't get it to work with office 10 I recommend moving to dreamweaver or a free alternative like NVU, unless there is a specific reason for using Frontpage...

Renmoo
26-07-2010, 07:52 PM
Office 2000 and Office 2010 should install into different directories, and therefore I don't forsee any conflicts to occur.

Cheers :)

Oldferix
26-07-2010, 08:09 PM
Thanks very much everyone.
Good thinking!
As you suggest, I will install the the trial version of 2010 - and see what happens!

Greven
26-07-2010, 08:19 PM
Out of curiosity, what do you use frontpage for?

Renmoo
26-07-2010, 09:16 PM
Out of curiosity, what do you use frontpage for?
For web page editing, unless you can recommend a free alternative that is better than FrontPage?

Oldferix
27-07-2010, 01:59 PM
Out of curiosity, what do you use frontpage for?
I edit (and created about seven years ago) two websites for sports clubs etc. and use FTP and Freehostia to upload. I am considering updating from 'Front page' but I'm rather frightened that I could stuff it up - especially when there are not any problems - at this stage.
Which WYSIWYG editor would you recommend for my rather amateur efforts?

icow
27-07-2010, 09:42 PM
Dreamweaver with some templates or other guide files, iweb (if you have a mac), nvu (some html but a least it has visual elements unlike text edit lol) and seamonkey looks easy as pie.

Oldferix
31-07-2010, 08:58 PM
Office 2010 installed on top of Office 2000 with any problems or conflict.