Can I Run an Older Version of Word on My Computer?

Episode 1628 (1:57:55)

Sharon from Los Angeles, CA
Office 2016

Sharon has Microsoft Office 2016 and wants to know if she can install that on her computer for a class she's using. Leo says that she could probably try using the Web-based version of Office first. Nearly everything is available for it. But can she install more than one version of office on her PC? She wants to use 16, but her instructor wants her to use a newer version. Leo says she can, but it takes a custom install. Here's how - https://support.office.com/en-us/article/install-and-use-different-versions-of-office-on-the-same-pc-6ebb44ce-18a3-43f9-a187-b78c513788bf