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My computer has windows 7 on it. If i upgrade  it to windows 10, will be able to run Microsoft Office 2000 premium.

Hello Joe

You are going to want to upgrade to Windows 10 eventually but no, MS Office 2000 or 2003 are not compatible.. you can see from the chart (see link below) which shows only windows 8.1--but windows 10 is built on the framework of windows 8. This being said, you would be able to start the upgrade process at which point it will tell you what programs are not compatible.. but personally if you are still using office 2000, I would be upgrading that as well as it is so far behind.. so many possible security problems using such old software on any computer connected to the internet.

Here is the link to the chart provided by microsoft support:

I hope this helps


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