Article ID: 2701999 - View products that this article applies to.
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Symptoms

When you install Windows 8 or the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, you may be prompted to uninstall Microsoft Office 2010. You are unable to continue installing Windows 8 until Office 2010 is removed.

Cause

Resolution

To avoid this message, install all updates for Microsoft Office 2010 before you install Windows 8 or the Windows 8 Consumer Preview.

How do I update Office? We recommend you use Microsoft Update to keep Microsoft Office up to date on your computer. See Keep your computer updated by using Microsoft Update for information on how to turn on automatic updating.

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Article ID: 2701999 - Last Review: October 21, 2012 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010
  • Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010
  • Microsoft Office Starter 2010
Keywords: 
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