No support for multiple Office versions installed on a machine with Remote Desktop Service (RDS)

Applies to: Office Professional Plus 2013Office Professional 2010Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003 More

Summary


On a computer with Remote Desktop Service (RDS) enabled, it is possible to install multiple versions of Office. However, this is not a supported Office configuration.

To get the computer into a supported configuration, you can either disable RDS or you can uninstall versions of Office, leaving only one version installed.

More Information


Please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base for additional information about recommended and supported methods for installing multiple versions of Office on the same computer.
 
2784668 Information about how to use Office 2013 suites and programs (MSI deployment) on a computer that is running another version of Office
2121447 Information about how to use Office 2010 suites and programs on a computer that is running another version of Office
928091 Information about using 2007 Office suites and programs on a computer that is running another version of Office

828956 Information about running multiple versions of Office with Office 2003