Install and use different versions of Office on the same PC

If you want to install and run more than one version of Office on the same PC, here are some tips to help you avoid most set up errors:

Keep in mind that even if you follow these recommendations, you might still run into issues when you use two versions of Office on the same PC. If you decide not to keep both versions and you uninstall the earlier version, you might need to repair the version remaining to make sure that the file associations will work correctly.

For detailed side-by-side installation information, please see:

See Also

"Stop, you should wait to install Office 2016" error

Information about how to use Office 2013 suites and programs (MSI deployment) on a computer running another version of Office

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