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Microsoft Office 2003 suites and applications are not compatible with Windows 8.
We recommend you check the version of Microsoft Office installed on your PC before you upgrade to Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro. To do this, go to this article: What version of Office am I using?
If you have a Microsoft Office 2003 suite or application on your PC, you will have problems running it on Windows 8. We recommend you upgrade Office to a newer version that is compatible with Windows 8.
To check application and device compatibility for Windows 8, go to the Windows Compatibility Center
To upgrade Microsoft Office 2003 to a newer version visit the Microsoft Store
Article ID: 2777626 - Last Review: October 25, 2012 - Revision: 2.0