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Can I run OpenOffice and MS Office on the same machine?

I received a free CD of OpenOffice and I desperately want to try it out. The only problem is, I already have Windows and MS Office -- my computer is not currently running Linux. Do you foresee any conflict between OO and MS Office running on one machine?

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I have Microsoft Office, OpenOffice.org 1.0.1, OpenOffice.org 1.1 and StarOffice 6.0 all running on my Windows 2000 machine. There are no problems with conflicts. Install and enjoy!

This was first published in February 2004

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