RE: Word 2010 Beta and an existing Word 2003

Subject: RE: Word 2010 Beta and an existing Word 2003
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 15:43:22 -0400

The Word 2010 Beta wiped out my customized menus in Word 2003. Yes, I
have them backed up, but still...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Goldstein
> Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2010 12:14 PM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: Word 2010 Beta and an existing Word 2003
> The Office 2010 Beta site states:
> "Upon installation of your Office 2010 Beta, you may be
> offered the option to Upgrade or Customize. Clicking Upgrade
> results in only the newer Office 2010 Beta product remaining
> on your machine, but you may explicitly select to have
> multiple versions of Office coexist with the exception of
> Outlook and SharePoint Workspace (formerly known as Microsoft
> Office Groove 2007). These applications cannot co-exist with
> previous versions so you will need to select one version of
> the program to have installed on your computer. If you are
> not offered the option to Upgrade or Customize, the default
> behavior will be for your Office 2010 Beta to co-exist with
> your previous Office product(s)."
> Has anyone here loaded the Word 2010 Beta alongside an
> existing Word 2003? If so, has your Word 2003 continued to
> work normally?
> I'm looking only at Word at this point, so the Outlook and
> SharePoint Workspace issues mentioned above won't affect me.

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