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    First off I don't know anything about computers, just enough to get by.
    I saved a paper on Microsoft word 2003 and put it on a disc but now I am school and I can't open it on their computer which has 2007. Someone told me you can save it on a thumb drive but couldn't find fine so I figured you could save it on a disc.
     
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    2007 is supposed to be reverse compatible with 'o3

    Try OOo
     
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    If you saved it as a .doc file, there's no reason it shouldn't work between two different versions of MS word, because I have to do the same thing all them time with thumb drives and discs... can you see the file on the disc on your 2nd computer?
     
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    I should have just emailed it to myself, I don't know what I was fucking thinking.
     
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    not entirely true. W/.out the compatibility pack, anything saved in'o7's standard .docx format cannot be opened in '03
     
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    no not at all, I am thinking that my roomate didn't save it to the disc at all. I was in a hurry.
     
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    Yes, but a .doc will work on any version of word as far as I know.
     
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    That could be the problem. Like you said, though, emailing it to yourself sounds like the best idea if both computers have internet access.
     
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    kinda

    If you save in a newer version and try to open again in an older version (without savings as a '2003 .doc' instead of just '.doc' there can be problems. I had that issue w/ 97 and 2003 before.


    Just gt a flash drive and gett OOo Portable on it
     
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    Really? I've never had problems. Then again, I know shit about compatibility and I've never used '97. I do use Open Office; I didn't want to pay for Word on my new computer and didn't feel like downloading it illegally, so I went with what was free. :razz:
     

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