Windows 10 accepting old programs

Hi  Before I accept Microsofts generous offer of Windows 10, I would like to know if I can run some of my old programs on it.  I have a copy of microsoft office 2003, yeah I know it's old but it works for me and I've gotten used to it.  So will I be able to run this program?  I have it working on windows 7 which is good.  Can I have win 7 and win 10 on the same computer so I could switch back and forth if I wanted or if win 10 didn't accept it?  I've heard this done with xp and win 7.  Simple computer language please 

kind regards Michael


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Last updated September 12, 2018 Views 1,342 Applies to:

Which versions of Microsoft Office work on Windows 10?

The following versions of Microsoft Office with the latest Service Packs have been confirmed to be compatible with Windows 10:

Older versions of Office such as Office 2003 and Office XP are not certified compatible with Windows 10 but might work using compatibility mode.

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