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    Hello, my name is Casey, and in the office where I work, my boss has been on an upgrade frenzy. He asked me to upgrade his Microsoft Office 2003 to Microsoft Office 2007, and so I did. His computer, though, cannot 'handle' it, so I'm wanting to downgrade back to Windows 2003 without losing his emails, contacts, and settings in Outlook. Do I just uninstall Office 2007 from the Add or Remove Programs menu in Control Panel? If I need to backup his Outlook files, is there any suggestions you can give me on doing so? Thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casey Collins View Post
    I'm wanting to downgrade back to Windows 2003 without losing his emails, contacts, and settings in Outlook. Do I just uninstall Office 2007 from the Add or Remove Programs menu in Control Panel? If I need to backup his Outlook files, is there any suggestions you can give me on doing so?
    There's a reasonably good chance that the standard uninstaller will leave the data and settings files intact. However, just in case, I would grab a backup of the user's entire profile, including the Application Data and Local Settings folders.

    If you find that Office 2003 doesn't run smoothly after the uninstall/reinstall, you might have to do a more thorough cleaning. These articles might help:


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