Description of the versions of Office that are supported on Windows Vista

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INTRODUCTION
This article describes the versions of Microsoft Office that are supported on Windows Vista.

Microsoft Office XP, Microsoft Office 2003, the 2007 Microsoft Office suites, and the 2010 Microsoft Office suites are all supported on Windows Vista. The 2007 Office suites and the 2010 Office suites were extensively tested on Windows Vista for best compatibility.
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Because Office XP is in Extended Support, there have been no fixes for issues that occur when this product is run on Windows Vista. For more information about the support policy status on this version and on other versions of Office, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Because this version of Office is in Extended Support, there will be no more service packs released for Office XP.

The 2007 Office suites and the 2010 Office suites were designed to run on Windows Vista. Therefore, 2007 Office suites and the 2010 Office suites are the recommended and best versions of Office for this platform.For more information about applications that are supported on Windows Vista, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
933305 Applications that have earned the "Certified for Windows Vista" logo or the "Works with Windows Vista" logo
For more information about Microsoft Support Lifecycle policies, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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