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Best free Office Suite?

Question: Best free Office Suite?

Hi just wondering what people thought was the best free 'Office Suite'? GOOGLE Docs? or any others?

Appreciate your views or comments

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SoftMaker Office is a complete and limited - featured office suite that comes with a word processor, a spreadsheet, and a presentation-graphics program. Compatible with many Microsoft Word and Excel formats. (pre Office 2010), more like office 2003.

Note:Requires registration using Your name, Country & E Mail address used for activation and to obtain serial key by E Mail.

Free SoftMaker Office 2008

Formats the Word Processor (TextMaker) can open.

Formats the Spread Sheet (PlanMaker) can open.

Formats the Power point like application (Presentations) can open.

Note: Compatible with XP, Vista & Windows 7 and currently using in Windows 8 CP (Compatibility mode)

Answer:Free full featured office suite - SoftMaker Office 2008

Sounds good, but since I already have MS Office 2007, I guess I don't need it. Will it do something that mine won't?

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One promising tagline in SSuite Office?s homepage is No Java and No Net. Why is this important? It means that the software runs perfectly on older PCs
1)SSuite Office - The Fifth Element:
This office suite introduces some new innovative concepts in interface design and user-friendly application interaction. You get instant system access, top class application design and a cleaner desktop to name a few. The graphical-user-interface has been made into a more iconic-toolbar, mouse centric type of interface. This increases user-interaction speed and user productivity. This office suite was created to be as useful as possible to whom ever needed an office suite, and not to battle it out with the competition or try to replace them. So... if you enjoy a more uncluttered desktop, cleaner looking application interfaces, and faster software interaction, then this office suite is for You.
SSuite Office offers, aside from these three usual applications, its own email application called My EZmail, a browser, and a database called MonoBase.
It includes seven dictionaries for spell schecking: American, British, Dutch, French, Italian, Spanish, and German.
SSuite Office is compatible with all MSOffice documents thus preserving existing and valuable documents. More importantly, SSuite Office will not disrupt office work flow because existing MSOffice files can be read natively, averting the need to convert files. Another great feature of SSuite Office is built-in PDF functi... Read more

Answer:SSuite Office - Free office software suite

I can't open the above-mentioned url. Pls help me.

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You can now download a fully functional and permanently usable version of the SoftMaker Office 2008 office suite.
SoftMaker Office is a complete and full-featured office that comes with a word processor, a spreadsheet, and a presentation-graphics program.
Includes: TextMaker Word processor, PlanMaker Spreadsheet, SoftMaker for Presentations. SoftMaker Office 2008: Download this full-featured office suite for free!

Answer:SoftMaker Office 2008 - Free Office Suite

Woah - never heard of this one - so thanks again for the heads up. may also interest some if they are looking for Office Alternatives.

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HiCan anyone give me some advice on which is the best free office suite to download? I just want to use Word files on my home pc really and perhaps the odd excell spreadsheet. I could do with one that can read the MS version and then allow me to edit it and then send it back to the MS version for further editing if possible.ThanksWillo

Answer:Best Free office suite compatible with MS Office

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Just got a HP laptop with Windows 8. Nice About $300 at local wally Mart.Did you notice.? No Office trail in Windows 8. So then, what about the free office programs?Do they  the work OK in Windows 8?I want to try one named  "Libre Office" which I know works in Windows 7.What do you think?  What alternative Office Suite works for you in Windows 8?

Answer:No Office in WIndowss 8. Free Office Suite?

Libre' Office works fine in Win8...MS is moving Office to a subscription as you go so to speak.

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I've been using OpenOffice for a while but just reformatted my PC and wondered if LibreOffice or a different office suite was any better? I've personally never had any qualms with OpenOffice but my I put it on my Father In Law's machine and it continuously reverts the save type from .doc to .odf which he hates.

Any other/better options?

Answer:Best free office suite?

Google Docs comes to mind, but it's definitely not as feature-rich as Open Office or MS Office.

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Hi thinking of downloading 'Open Office Suite' , just wondered what people thought before I did? or what they might recommend?

Is it as easy to use as it states?


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Does anyone have any experience with Kingsoft's office suite (the free one)?

I was downloading Foxit's pdf reader the other day and noticed they appeared to be offering a Foxit office suite on their site. Digging a little deeper, I noticed it was basically the Foxit pdf reader bundled with a Kingsoft developed office suite. I went over to Kingsoft's site for a more direct look and liked that the suite weighed in at less than 40mb (compared to the 200 or so for the more feature rich Libre Office I usually use). I figured it must be a pretty lean and nimble package and that has a certain appeal to me. That said, I'll admit that I raised an eyebrow when I saw that Kingsoft was based way out in Hong Kong, China.

Just curious as to whether anyone has used any Kingsoft software and could weigh in with some quick opinions.

Answer:Anyone used Kingsoft's office suite (free)?

I've used it. There is a button on the main screen that ask you to switch to the paid version but otherwise it's fully featured and very similar to Word 2003.

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Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2012 is an office suite that offers a number of features for creating, viewing and editing personal and business documents. Kingsoft Office 2012 includes Kingsoft Writer, Kingsoft Presentation and Kingsoft Spreadsheet. These three reliable and versatile programs are perfect for both personal use at home and for professional businesses. They offer outstanding value at their listed cost compared to competing office programs.Click to expand...

What's new in Office Suite Free 2012

New: Automatic spell checker. A built-in spell checker will automatically proofread the text you enter as you create your documents.
New: Activate and update the software online.
Improved: A new and improved layout allows for much quicker document processing compared to previous versions. Editing the layout, finding and replacing words and inserting pictures are only some of the processes improved by the new layout.Click to expand...


I can say its good as alternative to Microsoft Office. Yet its free which is a +1.

Answer:Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2012

how is it compared to OpenOffice and Office?

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Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2013

Download Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2013 - Technical Details -

I like this one a bit better than OpenOffice because it can read all versions of Microsoft Word Documents (ie, *.doc, *.docx) perfectly without the need for the latest Microsoft Word Viewer. I also like the interface:

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Answer:Microsoft Office Suite - Another Free Alternative

Good UI, but too much quirks.

First: It's only available in English and Chinese, and changes regional settings while launching (that creates problems for other apps).

Compatibility with Microsoft Office is better than that of LibreOffice / OpenOffice, but still far away from being considered good: I couldn't open several docx files, had problems opening password-protected, or larger documents, many that could be opened had screwed up formatting.

As Word (doc, docx), Excel (xls, xlsx), and PowerPoint (ppt, pptx) represent the global standard office formats, a good alternative should be able to interoperate properly. Kingsoft isn't, LibreOffice is even less, OpenOffice isn't at all.

I see only one alternative office suite which is seamlessly compatible, and that's SoftMaker Office by German developer SoftMaker. This has fantastic import and export filters compared to all others, is very feature-packed, and makes Microsoft Office dispensable. They also offer a lite version of a full-fledged office suite for free, try it out:

It has the same brilliant import and export filters like SoftMaker Office; in contrast to Kingsoft Office, you can change UI language, and can download dictionaries in nearly all languages of this planet, it doesn't change regional settings when launching, it's usable portably from flash drive. Try it out.

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As mentioned above, I downloaded this Microsoft Office alternative on its official webisite, it was said to be free, but at youtube, some one said on youtube it only free for a while,(1 year) so im confused.

Answer:Is Kingsoft Office Suite 2012 really free?

of course, you should download the right version, the is permantly free. do you download from the right place? Kingsoft Office Free Download

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Foxit Office Suite is a Free, Fast, and Effective Office Productivity Suite. It consists of four free and invaluable office productivity applications from Foxit and Kingsoft. Foxit Reader
The Foxit Reader is a small, fast, and feature rich PDF viewer which allows you to open, view, and print any PDF file.
?Fast - read PDF files without waiting.
?Lightweight - PDF reader that is easily deployable and doesn't exhaust system resources.
?Secure - so you don't get infected with viruses and can keep sensitive information safe within your PDF documents.
Unlike other free PDF readers, Foxit Reader also includes:
?Easy to use collaboration features like the ability to add annotations to PDF
?Form filling
?The ability to share information with social networks Kingsoft Writer
Writer is a word processor program that is compatible with Microsoft? Word? and includes a wide range of easy to use features such as:
?A large range of clip arts, charts, shapes and pictures
?Several text effects, such as shadows, 3-D effects, word art, outlines, emboss engrave and more
?Table insertion and management
?Cross-referencing functions
?Mail merging
?Multiple document viewing methods such as map, gridlines, ruler, and markup
?Document management Kingsoft Presentation
Presentation allows users to quickly and easily create and edit professional and dynamic slideshows and is compatible with Microsoft PowerPoint?. Presentation provides:
?Simple navigation, clearly set-out toolbar... Read more

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It's about equal to MS office 2000 is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute. To help build the community

there is no need to worry about viruses or malware from this software this project is sponsored by Sun

Answer:a free open source office suite

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We have it on 2 of the 3 computers we have and it doesn't seem to be compatible with Word as it is said to be. When my daughter attaches her assignments to her professor it doesn't work.

It is on a refurbished Dell ( XP PRO Interl® Celeron® CPU: 2.40 GHZ, 2.39Ghz, RAM: 504 MB).

What might I try to get these programs to sync?

Thanks so much!

Answer:compatibility of "open office" suite and Microsoft Office Suite?

Hello alpad,

When she saves the document to send to the professor, which format is she saving it in? If she saves it as the default .odt, Word won't be able to open it. In the small window by "Save as Type" she needs to click the arrow to cause the drop down menu to come up, then select the proper Word version to save it as. My version of Open Office has the following MS Word options:

MS Word 97/2000/XP (.doc)
MS Word 95 (.doc)
MS Word 6.0 (.doc)

There is also an XML version. The latest version of Open Office, version 3, is also compatible with MS Word 2007; however, I don't know how that appears in the drop down menu as I don't yet have that version of Open Office.

Once she has chosen the proper Word format, then she needs to save the document. This is the version she should submit to the professor.

Orange Blossom

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Hello all, the entire Office 2003 suite one day looks old like 2000 or Windows 2000 icons in general.

Does anyone know why this happened and how it could be fixed?


Answer:Entire Office 2003 suite looks like Office 2000

This had happened to me once but in office 2007. It happened when I tried to open an older file type so It went into compatibility mode, which also changes the layout.

Not sure if its the same thing with office 2003 but go into options, advanced, and see if you can find something like compatibility options or layout.

Anyway if its not their your looking for some kind of option like that so snoop around all the options, views, and windows menus.

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Hiya Everyone.

Here is the little problem I have encounted.
This evening, I installed in my computer Microsoft Professional Office suite 2003.I installed all the components, ie, Word, Publisher, powerpoint, excel and access.
All the applications worked immediatley and correctly except, Access. This application will neither open or run ? I have uninstalled it, re-installed twice, but that particular component will not run.
Any advise would be appreciated.


Answer:Microsoft Office Professional Office Suite 2003

Have you tried downloading Office service pack 2? bike, still wish I had my '67Mark

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Question: office suite?

Hi, I used to have microsoft office 97 on my pc that my friend installed. I recently had to reformat my pc and lost office. The friend who installed it doesnt have the cds anymore and I can't afford to buy it, so are there any cheaper alternatives that can open office files such as .pps?

Answer:office suite?

I have just noticed 'EasyOffice' in the downloads section is the free version any good?

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Question: Office Suite

I have used Lotus 123, Wordpro and Freelance (or earlier versions from Lotus for up to 20 years! I am used to writing macros in 123 linked to Freelance to automatically update graphs etc on a daily basis. Should I consider going through the learning curve of switching to Microsoft, or will Lotus keep up - is it still available? I am retired now so do not need to be quite so up to date,and only want to consider Lotus or Microsoft, rather than other suites. Any views?

Answer:Office Suite

I've never used Lotus but I've got used to MS office. If you don't do that much anyway you might consider OpenOffice as its free.If your old Lotus still works and you're used to it I don't see why you don't just keep using it.As a cheaper alternative to the full office you could also consider MS Works.

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Question: sun office suite

I'm looking for powerpoint to help my son with getting info from his university, but don't need power point apart from downloading files for him. I've heard of sun office suite for £10 and it claims to be compatible , anyone had experience of it , or are there otherways to download powerpoint, I run Windows XP home many thanks

Answer:sun office suite

There is a free powerpoint viewer available from Microsoft. click here

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I'm shortly due to treat myself to a brand new PC complete with Windows 7.Will I be able to run my trusty Office 2003 on it or will I have to install the awful 2010 version?

Answer:Which Office suite for Win 7?

My 2003 office runs fine on Win 7 so stay with it !

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Question: best office suite

in your opinion, which is the best microsoft office version?

My personal opinion is office 2002/XP, doesnt use a load of HD space, and has a nice interface.

Answer:best office suite

I prefer 2.0
but out of Microsoft's, I prefer XP

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Question: office suite 602

does anybody use office suite 602 ( )
is it worth using or should i pay all the money for microsoft's office.
also, does it really support office files? (.doc/.xls)

Answer:office suite 602

Hi there. has a forum for it, I think. You may want to ask there...

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Question: Best Office suite

Hi all!! I am a newbie in this forum.. My dad has recently shifted to his new office and he needs a new office suite..As it is he's gonna buy so I am thinking of upgrading my personal pc as well. I suggested him the Microsoft Office 2007 Professional. What do you say guys? Shall we go for it? Also the price I found here was ?291 and pc world is having the same for ?350 I want to know why is there such a huge difference between the prices when the product is da same? I am really confused. Dont wanna suggest something wrong to my dad and get my pocket money screwed up..Help Guys!! Thanks in advance..

Answer:Best Office suite

I'm not familiar with but it seems to be legitimate.  Yes, the price difference between the two sites is substantial, but I don't think the prices on are any indication of pirated/illegal software.  If you come across MS Office selling for, say, a third or less than the normal retail price, that's when you really need to be suspicious.  So, I would buy from  If either you or your father already have an older version of MS Office, an upgrade version of Office 2007, rather than a full version, will save money.  And, you might also review the differences between versions of MS Office 2007.  For example, if you have no need for Access, then the Standard edition may be quite adequate for you.  And, then, there's an entirely free alternative:

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Which Office Suite is your favourite and which one do you use/prefer to use ? My favourite is Libre Office and Microsoft Office,what about yours ?

Answer:Which Office Suite do you use ?

I was using Kingsoft Office 2014 Pro, but now I am using MS Office 2016 Public Preview

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Question: Office Suite ?

What Office Suites will work with Vista? Is MS Office 2007 the only one?

Answer:Office Suite ?

Open Office does.

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How old of an office suite can be installed on/Compatible with W10? 07 or 10, 13 or do I have to use 365?

Answer:MS Office suite on Win 10

I know 2010 office works on W10.

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I got an e-newletter this morning with an announcement about the EAV free AV suite, but i can't seem to find any independent reviews of the software. There are reviews on CNET and ZDNet, but these are not by actual users (with a couple of exceptions). I just wondered if any of you have tried it and what your impression of it is. Thanks.

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After looking through several posts, I am wondering which is the best application to replace MS Office. I have seen a few suggestions, still I see nothing that will completely replace MS Office. I use office Outlook, word, XL, and occasionally presentation and PPS.
Here are the three suggested, none of which can replace MS Office.
Open Office (Apache)
Libre Open Office
WPS Office Free
Is there a better application out there that is safe? I had problems with peripherals working after installing Libre Open Office and uninstalled it, using System Restore.
Or along with any of these recommendations is there an  additional application that would provide the other MS Office functions?
All recommendations are considered and thanks for your help.

Answer:Office Suite Best Choice

WPS Office Free would be my choice. I have found that files that choke on Libre or Open Office open fine in WPS. WPS seems to have the best compatibility with Microsoft Office.

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Here is where I'm at, when I click on MS Word, nothing opens. In Task Manager, winword.exe runs for about 2-3 seconds then disappears. "winword /a" (safe mode?) does the same thing. Excel, same thing. No error messages, nothing in Event Viewer!

Now here's what lead up to it, the user installed Office 2007 Ultimate, via a download from school website, and for some reason it didn't work. After a reinstall or two, it was completely fouled up. The program was essentially missing, yet was listed in Add/Remove. When you click Remove, an hourglass appears then just goes back to Add/Remove after about 10 seconds. I installed MS Windows Installer 4.5, rebooted, and was able to then install Office 2007, then Uninstall, delete office12 user folder, reinstall, no change.

Ran Office self diagnostic tool, says everything is Fine.

Adobe Reader 9.1 had recently been installed, and that may be the culprit, because of the way that is acting. In Add/Remove it gives an error message, can't remove, and when you download the installer, it gives an error, can't install. It opens okay, but when you print a PDF, it gives an error, saying no pages have been selected to print. Foxit Reader works okay. Adobe is trashed, is there a manual way to remove it? I couldn't find an uninstaller tool.

Found a MSKB article that was semi-specific to this problem, but did not help. I think at this point a system restore would either fail or just cause problems. I ran dial-a-fix, ran the security fi... Read more

Answer:Office 2007 suite will NOT run on XP SP3


Used Revo to uninstall Office and Adobe software, cleaned registry with Eusing, updated bios from old version... and voila, it worked. I suspect Adobe software fouled it up , procmon reported insufficient resource on a bunch of registry calls. -Just needed some cleaning, and worked fine. Too bad Microsoft diagnostic couldn't detect anything, that reported there were no errors with the app.

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I have a retail version of MS Office Home and Student 2007 which is installed in my Win 7 computer.

Now I have Win 8 Preview installed in VMware 4.0.2 in my Win 7 computer.

How do I use MS Home and Student 2007 in Win 8 without having to install with the DVD ?
I know I can install Home & Student using the DVD on the same computer as many time as I want, but is this Win 8 Preview considered another computer ?

Thank you.


Answer:Installing MS Office suite

A virtual machine is considered another computer by Microsoft and other vendors. Unless you have a 3 pc license, you cannot install and activate that copy of Office '07 in the virtual machine. Sorry

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I have been looking for the cheapest price for the above and have found a web site that offers Microsoft Office suite for only approx £41, this seems so cheap -would it be genuine?

Answer:microsoft office suite(s)

If it looks too good to be true then it probably is. Personally I wouldn't touch it.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3450S CPU @ 2.80GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 16077 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, -1792 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953766 MB, Free - 882776 MB;
Motherboard: ASRock, Z77 Extreme4
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled
This is my new build and I am experiencing kinks. I have an ASUS VS 208 N-P monitor which is proving difficult to get the right colors etc. However, this is about my MS Offices Suite. It does not look or act the same as the same 2007 suite on my other computers. I am thinking about uninstalling it and reinstalling another version (I have two,don't ask) to see if it cures the situation. I would like advice as to how to do this right...

Answer:Help with Office 2007 suite

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I purchased MS Office Suite Home and Student 2010 without the Outlook component.

3 months later thru a promotion at work I was offered MS Office Suite Professional 2010 which I took advantage of to get the Outlook.

Problem is that the Home and Student was downloaded and installed and working fine in a 64bit and the product from work was 32bit. Not compatible.

I want to uninstall the 64 and install the 32bit so that I can have the Outlook program but I want to do so as CLEANLY as possible.

Can anyone help me go thru the steps?

Answer:MS Office suite 2010

Welcome to WSF.

Office 2010 64-bit will uninstall quite happily via Control Panel>Uninstall Programs, but you might want to use a third-party uninstaller such as Revo, which will scan the registry for remnants and leftover files.

Make sure you reboot after you've uninstalled the 64-bit version, and then install your 32-bit version.

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Saw this on ebay. Claims that 'Sun Office Suite Professional is a Microsoft Office compatibleoffice suite software package for Windows thatincludes word, excel, powerpoint, and frontpage compatible programs that open, edit, and saveMicrosoft Office and HTML documents'. All for £7.95?? Anyone tried this? (No Im not a seller, just interested in the excel and powerpoint)

Answer:Sun Office Suite Professional

It is pretty close to MSO; PCA did an evaluation of it using members of this forum and people had mixed reactions to it. Personally I found it good, but I don't go in for much of the advanced features. It will depend on the version though; version 6 is good, version 5.2 less so.

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which LINUX Office Suite do you suggest?
star office?

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Question: Open Office Suite

Does anyone know anything about this program? I've been having a bit of trouble with my office 2000 (word) and was wondering if it was worth a try. I assume it's safe to use?

Answer:Open Office Suite

It is safe to use. If you were working with word 2000, then yes, open libre (office) will work fine. Though, if you use macros or anything special, you'll have to re-work them.

We are currently going from 2007 to 2010. Surprisingly the transition from 2003 to 2007 wasn't as bad as going from 2007 to 2010. The users aspect that is.

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I'm looking for a good, simple yet full Office Suite. I've been using Libreoffice for a couple years now, bit it's starting to get on my nerves.There are certain things I'd like to do on occasion and am unable. was wondering if anyone would have a suggestion of a good Office Suite program that is free? Thank you!
I have tried Openoffice fr a while, but witched over to Libre. I am using Windows 8.
Thank you,

Answer:Replace Office Suite

My wife uses OpenOffice and I use Kingsoft Office.  For what we do, they both seem about the same in terms of functionality.  What are the things you occasionally want to do that you can't??

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Does XP pro include word processer, spreadsheet, and database facilities/ or am I better getting home edition and office suite separetly.

Answer:Does xp pro include an office suite?

They come separately I`m afraid. XP Pro comes with wordpad but no database or spreadsheets.

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I installed MS Office 2007 Pro on my then new Dell Latitude D830 laptop computer running Windows 7 about 8 months ago. I am buying a new computer from the Dell outlet, an XPS 8100 with Windows 7, but no programs, to replace my 10 year old Dell Dimension desktop running Windows XP and MS Office 2003. I have never configured nor (obviously) used the Outlook 2007 program on the laptop. I want to remove the Office 2007 pro Outlook program from my laptop and re-install it on the new desktop along with a new MS 2010 Office Home and Student licensed suite. Can I legally do this?...if not can I remove the entire 2007 suite from my laptop and re-install it on the new desktop? I'd then put a new MS 2010 Office Home and student licensed suite on the laptop...I never need to use Outlook on the laptop. Not sure about how Microsoft reacts to previously web activated suites being re-activated on a different computer...
Thanks for any help....

Answer:Move MS Office suite

If you have a license for Outlook or Office 2007 you can install just Outlook 2007 alongside the Office 2010 installation unless it is an OEM copy that came with the computer. If it is OEM you can only have it installed on the computer it came with.

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 I recently installed an update.  Shortly afterward I encountered a .dll error when attempting to open Microsoft Excel.  I attempted to repair the program twice, with no success.  Same with Word.  I uninstalled MS Office with the intent of reinstalling.  However, when I attempted to do that, I was asked for my MS account info, along with a product key.  My laptop came with MS Office pre-installed, so I do not have a product key. One hour of chat with Microsoft technical support resulted in the customer service representative suggesting I contact the manufacturer, as the software was pre-installed. I am using a wireless connection on my home network.  This laptop is my personal equipment. Anyone else have this problem?

Answer:Problems with MS Office suite

I am having the EXACT same problem. I bought a BRAND NEW HP All-In-One 22-3110. Went through all the set up phase and registered with Microsoft for the download of the pre-installed Office. Keeps asking for a product key which is not available. Microsoft blames HP and HP blames Microsoft. Have WASTED several hours trying to resolve this issue with "Customer Support" with NO HELP from either. So much for customer service. THANKS HP. Will return this POS I bought from you, advise my friends of this and buy else where. Hmmm, MAC? They have compatable Microsoft programs noe.

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I thrown out my old window 98 computer it had too much errors and bought a new PC computer with xp on it and I can't afford the full new mirosoft Office at the moment and I was wondering if Microsoft office 2000 would work on XP and I am no at college to get it cheaperAnyone tryed it let me know please

Answer:Microsoft Office Suite

Microsoft Office 2000 works perfectly on XP

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I have a brand new CD of Star office 6, plus the set up guide. This has NEVER been installed or registered. It retails at about £59 or so. If anyone is interested I will post it to them in return for a charity contribution. Please do not e mail me from the site. If someone expresses an interest, I will send them my home address details by e-mail, and will post the program to them when I receive a cheque for £20 made out to 'AGE CONCERN'. My wife works as a volunteer worker for them and will take the cheque to the local office when she next attends. This is genuine. I do not need the program myself as I already have Microsoft Office 2000.

Answer:Star Office 6 suite CD

I too have a brand new, unregistered copy of Star Office and will sell it for £25 (more expensive than Andsome's). Just contact me and send a cheque, payable to "Mission Care (Ivy Willis House)". Mission Care is a charity that runs homes for EMI (elderly mentally ill) senior citizens in the Bromley, Kent area.First come first served as the saying goes.Thank you.

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Hi, everybody.

I've got a big problem with my office suite
I'd like to install office suite 2010 on my computer, but when I start the application; office suite don't begin... how can I install this on my pc ?

If someone have a solution, can you help me please ??

Thank you in advance.

Answer:problem with the office suite

Wow, this could be a million different things. Does your CD/DVD drive show up in "My Computer"? If so, explore the disk and find the setup.exe. Then install it manually. Also make sure that you're running as an administrator. Hope this helps.

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I made the terrible mistake of trying to upgrade my WIN 7 os to WIN 10! Long story short my laptop was useless after I did the download. I'm not a PC techie so I finally had to take it to a PC shop and they had to reformat the HD and reload WIN 7 for me. As you know the HD was wiped clean. Fortunately I had backed up my important files. But I have alot of documents in MS Word, PP and Excel so I need the MS Office suite.1.  I understand that because I paid for that suite when I bought the laptop I should be able to get it replaced for free. Any advice on that?2.  I have been on the HP support web site trying to contact them about this issue and, man, submitting this request has been like having teeth pulled with no novicane! Maybe it's jut me but - this site only runs you round in circles!   I found a contact HP support page wherby I fill out a description of my problem with my contact info but there is no SUBMIT button. When I select the MORE OTIONS button it ask for info to check the warranty (which I know is expired!) After that it dumps me right back into the main menu again where this process just repeats over and over. Can anybody help me to contact HP? Is there another forum other than thier official web site?

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Question: office suite excel

with excel from the office suite why does it not remember previous text i.e in 2000 after typing the first three letters of repeated text in cells it would automatically insert the text for you to accept or change

Answer:office suite excel

Try TOOLS > OPTIONS > EDIT tab and ensure the "Enable autocompleter" box is ticked.

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click hereNot sure how good it is.

Answer:Free Security Suite

Another WinPatrol update available again for those that use it.Beginning to loose count of all the updates lately for Winpatrol.

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The 'Sysinternals Suite' Free...
If you've never heard of The Systenals Suite read the blurb before you download...
Click Here

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Hey guys,
Just wanted to say how I'm protecting my system. I think with the right (free) security applications installed, you can be protected as if by a complete security suite. Best part is, you're taking the best of all sides. And did I mention they're free?

Basically my protection is

1. Avira AntiVir Personal - This antivirus application can do wonders in removing viruses and protecting your computer. It has heuristic detection which stands out amongst free antivirus packages and from my personal experience it works well with Windows Vista. Oh and did I mention it doesn't eat up much resources? (Scan once a day)

2. Malware Bytes AntiMalware - This baby is free, reliable and updated every 10 minutes, well maybe not 10 minutes but it is updated at least more than twice a day from my experience. This supplements Avira by removing items that are not detected by Avira. Now, no trojan, virus worm or whatever malicious software will ever cause great damage to your system (Scan once every three days)

3. Last but not least, Windows' default firewall will do the trick. Let's face it, we don't want anything complicated controlling our internet traffic. I mean most of us these days are behind a router which has a built in firewall already. I honestly even didn't run my firewall with xp and was fine with it.

P.S. Oh and since we're talking Vista, may I add that UAC (User Account Control) is also going to supplement the security of your system

Oh man too many tabs, I think this s... Read more

Answer:Free Security Suite

You will probably flush out lots of opinions & recommendations here.
Incidentally,why do choose not to include Defender?
What you are using seems ok to me.
Your best free protection is to surf safely & to watch what you click on & down load.

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Anybody out there using the EZ Armor Suite - MS offering it FREE with their Security Update CD. Is there such a thing as a free lunch?

My version of Norton Internet Security [2003] is due for renewal soon (any ideas how much 1yrs subscription is for this?) as I'm unsure whether to buy NIS 2004 or just update NIS 2003.

When EZarmor dropped through my letterbox, is sounded too good to be true. In my humble opinion, if it looks too good to be true ....... it normally is!

Any thoughts on this free EZ Suite would be welcome before I decide what to do. (I'm prepared to remove the v invasive Symantec stuff - I've already downloaded their uninstall tools, just in case.) Please advise.

Thanks in advance,

Answer:AZarmor Suite [1yr free] - any use?

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Hi folks

Is it possible to create a decent free security suite for windows xp similar to what Norton and McAfee offer with the downloads here?

I am currently using Norton which will expire soon.

Answer:Free Security Suite?

I don't think there are any Free Suites, ie offering AV, Firewall ect.

If i was you, i would read How to Protect yourself from malware! and make your decision on AV and Firewall software from there, i would also get Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for "offline" scans for malware.

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I got a new system and I am restoring my old system to give as an xmas gift to a relative who has never had a computer before (but does use one at work).

Well, anyway, I want to install some useful programs I have like anti-spyware software like AdAware, Spybot, MS Antispy, etc. I also want to put a security suite on it like firewall/AV program. I have a paid-for copy of Norton Internet Security/AV that I do not use on my new system, however, it really bogged my old system down when I used it so I really don't want to install that on the old machine as it makes it so slow.

So does anyone know of a FREE security suite that has AV protection and a firewall? Is there such a thing? I know that it might be best to get a paid-for program at some point, but I just want to give them something that is decent until they do get a better program.

Any suggestions?

Answer:Free AV/Security Suite?

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Free Office 2007 To Office 2010 Upgrade Period Starts Today

Microsoft plans to release the final version of Microsoft Office 2010 on June 15 and is ? as always ? offering free upgrades for users who happen to purchase the previous version of the Office suite shortly before that release. In a blog post over at Technet Microsoft announced that the free upgrade period starts today which means that users who purchase Office 2007 from today on will be eligible for a free upgrade to Microsoft Office 2010 once it comes out.
The process works the following way:
Purchase Office 2007, or a new PC with Office 2007, and activate it between March 5, 2010 and September 30, 2010.
Have, or create a Windows Live ID.
Redeem your Tech Guarantee before October 31, 2010 by visiting

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If i was to buy the Home and student version of office would the 'Word' Application have any limitations compaired to the other versions such as Professional?


Answer:Solved: Difference in Office Suite

No. It's the same program.

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I have home office 2007 for vista, when i try to open the word or any of the other office program it pops up with box windows installer. After this runs it pops up with "This update package could not be opened." I tried putting the disc back in to do a repair install but the disc is not reading. I am at a lost about what to do so any advice would be good.

Answer:Office suite no longer working

When you say the disk is not reading, do you mean nothing at all happens AND that you can't even see the disk in Windows Explorer to select the repair program if it isn't starting automatically or that it gives you an error message (and if so, what exactly word-for-word)? And if you do try find the repair program in Windows Explorer, what happens when you double-click the icon? Absolutely nothing or does the CD drive at least spin up and then do nothing or do you get some type of error message (again, what word-for-word)?

I'm assuming this is a retail version of the product and not a trial version that has simply expired (if so, you just need to purchase the retail product and install it to replace the trial). Has it ever worked on the system or have you just now installed it for the first time? Was there a prior version of Office installed before you installed this one and if so was this an upgrade or a clean new installation (and if a clean new installation, was the prior version COMPLETELY removed before you installed the new one)?

Compliments of Vinay - G Microsoft Support:

First, try the following steps:-
1. Click on start ->run (or Start / All Programs / Accessories / Run).
2. Type in services.msc and click ok.
3. Search for windows installer and right click and change the status to automatic and click on start.

Now try opening Word. If you still get the windows installer prompt then unregister and reregister windows installer.

1. Go to Run agan as above.
2. Ty... Read more

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Have a new computer running WIN-7. Loaded my Office 95-97 Office Suite. The programs run; Word, Excel.... But geta error message, " Cannot open file... File format ". I have loaded a Excel Viewer program, but can only open the file as a read only. Is there a way to fix the error of file format so I can work with these files. The files were created on my older computer running XP... of which at the office I still run XP. I would need to "edit" a given file ( work with ) on both systems as the XP will not be upgraded in the near future.George

Answer:Microsoft Office 95/97 Suite on Windows 7

To learn more about Office 97 compatibility with Windows 7 click --> here <-- then...1 - Hover over Business & Home Office of choose Office Suites.2 - Then in the left hand column choose your version of Windows 7 (32 or 64), then choose Not compatiblePosting Tip: Before posting Data or VBA Code, read this How-To.

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Help please is there a diagnostic repair available for office 2013 there used to be one for 2010. If there is How do I use it..I am trying to find out if my VBA in Outlook is corrupt. I cannot find any reference to the repair facility on my machine Win 7 64

Answer:Office 2013 Pro Plus suite - Help repair

Have you installed the 32 bit (x86) version or the 64 bit version of Office 2013 Pro. If you have installed the 64 bit version there are some problems with VBA. Click the "?" at the RH top of Outlook & on the Help search line type Office 32 bit or 64 bit or something similar & it will show you some of the the things that don't work on the 64 bit version.
Hopefully this will help.

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I searched a lot for a good Office Suite for Android but I haven't found anything interesting... So, do you know about a good one?


Answer:Do you know about a good Office Suite for Android?

i have QuickOffice installed by default on mine.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Basic, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2140 @ 1.60GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3060 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) G33/G31 Express Chipset Family, 320 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 228136 MB, Free - 157393 MB; D: Total - 10239 MB, Free - 6041 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0RY007
Antivirus: PC Cleaner Pro, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled
I have tried numerous times to run update Microsoft Office 2007 Suite, but it always comes back with an error message KB2596787. How do I fix this? I've tried everything.

Answer:Microsoft Office 2007 suite

You appear to have a Dell Inspiron 530 desktop, and it appears to be infested with malware, spyware, etc..

Please do the following in it.


Go here, then click the large blue "Download Now @ Bleeping Computer" button to download and save AdwCleaner.exe to your desktop.

Close all open windows first, then double-click AdwCleaner.exe to load its main window.

Click the "Scan" button, then allow the scanning process to finish.

Click the "Logfile" button.

When the log appears, save it.

Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the ENTIRE log here.

When you close AdwCleaner, ignore the warning that appears, then click "Yes".


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This is a two part question. I recently bought (from a third party) a Sony VAIO laptop with Vista as the OS. I have downloaded multiple copies of Windows Office from a source lets call....LimeLine or LemonWire, but keep getting prompted to enter a 16 or something digit verification number. I DONT HAVE ONE!!! How can I get a copy of windows that will work with Vista for free so I can utelize the Office Suite. Or Should I replace Vista with XP Pro and then start the whole process over? Signed, super frustrated

Answer:Windows Office Suite for Vista

These are pirated copies of the Office program are illegal to run on ANY machine.

You need to BUY a copy of Office which will give a "Key Code" to use, then you can legally use the program.

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does anyone konw where i can download microsofts new BETA office suite???

i dont konw weather this is legal if it isn't pleez tell me in a reply but if it is please tell me where i can download it?????


Answer:microsofts new BETA office suite

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Hi,  I upgraded to Win 10 and after running perfectly for several months it started to have problems.  I did a reset only to find I lost my Microsoft Office 7 professional.  It was loaded when I bought the laptop years ago and I don't have
a disc.  Any suggestion how I can get it back?  I know this is probably impossible but all suggestions will be welcome.  


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I have been having problems with MSOffice suite student edition 2007 crashing whenever I try to open or sometimes save a page. This makes Word and Excel basically useless. I don't have the installation CD. I went here: following gringo_pr's advice but got this message: Microsoft home office student did not complete successfully

Not sure where to go from here.

Answer:MS Office suite 2007 crashes

Go to windows updates and install the recommended updatesRestart the PC and try to launch MS office.Downloadmini toolboxCheckmark following boxes: List last 10 Event Viewer log List Installed Programs List restore pointsClick Go and post the result.

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I have the FULL paid version of Office 365 Suite and nowhere can I find Publisher. Why is this? And yes, I am using a Windows 8.1 system.

Answer:Solved: Where is Publisher in Office 365 Suite?

Found it!

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Just purchased a new laptop - which runs Windows 8. Will I be able to run Microsoft Office Suite 2002 on this? I love using "Money" which is included in this Suite. Unfortunately the computer doesn't come with much software (Dell). Also I'm wondering what mail program is included in this Inspiron 15R Windows 8 (Inspiron 5521) . Right now I use Windows Mail.

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I was working on a paper and all of a sudden, the font changes to red and is underlined. I didn't go to the toolbar to change this, I was just typing away.

I've gone to the font selection area of the Home toolbar and it seems to be set on black as the default. The underline button is not on.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A6-3420M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 18 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3562 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6520G, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 460339 MB, Free - 399906 MB;
Antivirus: AVG Internet Security 2013, Updated and Enabled

Have a paper due and this is driving me crazy at the last minute. Would appreciate help asap

Answer:Solved: Office Suite 10 Word

It sounds like your Tracked Changes is on. Go to the Review tab. If the Tracked Changes button is highlighted, drop it down and click "Track Changes". That should turn it off. You'll still see the previous tracked changes, so you will also need to drop down the button for Accept and choose Accept All Changes in Document. Then you should be back to normal.

Hope that helps.

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does anyone konw where i can download microsofts new BETA office suite???

i dont konw weather this is legal if it isn't pleez tell me in a reply but if it is please tell me where i can download it?????


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I'm having trouble with my office assistant. I have an Office Suite 2003 product on my new Vista Home Premium OS PC. Anytime I try to fix my office assistant by using the gallery it gives me an error message that says there isn't enough memory to complete the operation. I'm only using about 22 GB out of a total 227 GB available, so I don't really believe that. Help! Also, there are times when I'm using an application and it tries to automatically update my Word 2003 to 2007 - and ends up getting stuck. I close out of it, but what's going on?

Answer:Office Suite 2003, Vista OS

Did you computer come with a Office 2007 trial pre-installed as well?

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hi to all,
i wish to know what is missing from the ashampoo office 2016 compared to microsoft office suite and from those free office suites as well
the price of the ashampoo office is really very cheap

Answer:ashampoo office suite 2016

You ask the similar question like to ask what the difference between 7z and WinZip. They just can not be compared.
If you ask if either Ashampoo Office 2016 or Softmaker Office 2016 would be another thing. 
For example, I prefer WPS instead others, was previously known as Kingsoft Office.
It's just your choice, which to prefer.

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Why the office 2013 software suite will not operate on a PC purchased in 2005. The user has a PC with a 233 MHz processor, 128 MB of RAM, and a VGA monitor; the PC runs Windows XP operating system.

Answer:Office 2013 software suite

Those specs are not likely correct or you are about 10 years off on your age of the computer. Those specs are closer to a computer from 1995 not 2005. Office 2013 is not compatible with Windows XP and not compatible with the hardware specs you posted either:

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I installed Microsoft Office Suite on computer with Window Vista, went through all the setup process including activating the Suite on the Internet which was successful. When I opened Microsoft Word the End User License Agreement window appeared with the statement that if I did not accept the terms of the agreement, the program would not be functional. I clicked the button for "Accept" and the window disappeared however, when I re-opened Word (or Excel) the agreement popped up again. I again clicked "Accept" and the same thing occurred. Is this just a faulty install or am I missing something obvious?

Answer:Can't get rid of EULA in Microsoft Office Suite

Hi sistafatti

Does your Windows User account have Administrative rights?

See if the the steps in this article help:
Let us know if that works for you or not.

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Hi all,
I'm running an old Samsung NP-NC10 netbook with Windows XP. It has a 16GB SSD (14.8 GB usable) and 2GB of RAM. It's just for tinkering and occasionally for writing papers or presentations while deployed. I'm looking for one of the free office suites for offline work, but need to know what has the smallest footprint. Windows and the AV/Firewall software only take about 5GB, so I have a little over 9GB left. While LibreOffice fits, it fills most of the drive and I really only need Word/Excel/Powerpoint equivalents. Everything else is fluff I likely won't use. Thank you in advance for your time and your help.

Answer:Small footprint office suite

You have a few options
Use Google Docs  
Use Office 365 free  Edit: I missed the offline part, sorry.
Install the portable version of LibreOffice to a USB flash drive and run it form there. Double click the exe file and install it to your flash drive. You can also install the Portable Apps Launcher then install Libre Office. This will allow you to easily launch other portable apps from the main interface.

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I need a little help. I just purchased a HP Envy with Windows 8. I will need to have a Office Suite.
What do you recommend I do?
Thanks for your help.

Answer:Office Suite needed for Windows 8

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Can anyone please tell me if there's a freeware Office suite - word processor, spreadsheet, etc. - which has file formats that are fully compatible with Microsoft Office .doc and .xls formats?Needs to run under Vista.Many thanks.

Answer:Freeware Office suite that's MS compatible?

click here

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Dear friends,
Microsoft has killed it's Live One Care and instead is offering a free security suite!

Answer:New free microsoft forefront suite!

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I notice that AVG offers "Trial Pay" for their AVG Internet Security Suite. This basically makes it free, if you remember to cancel the trial you sign up for with an advertising partner.My question is do I want this? I use AVG Free, PC Tools Spyware Doctor. I don't seem to get infected. I only use webmail so SPAM protection is not needed. The spyware and rootkit protection would be a good added bonus but I had problems with the free version of the webshield crashing firefox so I uninstalled it. What would you do?

Answer:AVG Free vs AVG Internet Security Suite

Quote from: thesecdude on July 04, 2008, 08:43:03 AMWhat would you do?I would get rid of AVG and use Avast! and run any appropriate Avast! 'shields.' Spyware Doctor is a good anti-spyware program and I would keep it as long as there was no incompatibility with Avast! and the combination didn't slow down my computer.Just my opinion - good luck.EDIT: Avast! has: a) anti-virus, b) anti-spyware, 3) anti-rootkit protections.

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For Home (Win7 x64):

I need free software recommendations. A good security suite or AV/Firewall combo. I've been using Avast and Zone Alarm for a while, is there anything better? Anyone use Microsoft Security Essentials?

For Work (Win7 x64, XP x86):

Cost isn't an issue here. We usually use Trend Micro. I was looking at alternatives a while back, and Norton seemed to have made a dramatic comeback, but I never got around to switching. What is the best option these days?

Answer:Best Internet Security Suite (Free & Pay)

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My ISP has recently notified me I can no longer use Freedom Internet Security which was provided free before. They are instead offering CA Internet Security Suite. They don't say how many PCs I can install it on (I have four).

I have heard all sorts of good things about AVG Free, but know nothing about CA Internet Security Suite. I am concerned with how many viruses it actually detects and removes (without telling me to buy something else)? Memory footprint and effect on system performance? Annoying popups everytime it detects a cookie? Which is better?

(Note: I am not interested in your thoughts on any other antivirus products, just these two).

Answer:AVG Free vs. CA Internet Security Suite

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(Not sure if this is in the right Forum )

I have been looking through the different threads on here and alot of you use free security suites.

I am currently using McAfee but it takes forever to do a scan

I have also been reading about Spy ware things but I'm not sure if McAfee does this too.

Can anyone recommend what I should change to?

Answer:Can anyone recommend a free security suite?

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Avira Free Security Suite 2017 complete with optional VPN protection.

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Avira Free Security Suite 2017 complete with optional VPN protection.

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Dear Friend

Seasons’ Greetings!

We have currently launched a test site for the eOffice, which is basically
'all & anywhere office' with the following features. Your kind appraisal
and inputs will be most appreciated.


* Complete Documents Management System with features such as
versioning, links, content search and archiving.
* VoIP with voice calls, voice messages, greetings etc.
* Email & Internal Memo server with programmable distribution
* Virtual Filing system with movement records, access privileges and
appendable notes.
* Knowledge Management with eLearning, to store and impart knowledge
content acquired and stored over a period in the lifetime of the
* Calendar & Schedules with appointments and reminder alerts
* Data Sharing for large files to be accessed by individuals from
anywhere without residing in third party servers with security for
confidential content.
* Instant Messaging with whiteboard, mathematical symbols, group
discussions and meetings.
* Multi Lingual [currently available in tamil (with soft keypad), Hindi
& English]
* RSS Feeds configuration

Operational Requirements:

1. A PC as server with nominal hardware configuration.
2. Internet Broadband connection (Dynamic IP for both server & Client)
3. IE or Mozilla Fire Fox (free)
4. Windows or Linux server (free)
5. Java 2 © Sun Micro Systems
6. Tomcat web server (free)
7. Embedded DDerby© IBM Inc Database (free)
8. jMF© Sun Micro Syste... Read more

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Hello, i have two laptops, this old vista one and a new win 8 one.I have purchased a complete suite for the New laptop.Can anyone let me know where i can get Internet security Free for this old one as it ran out today?? I have installed Avast AV for now, any free suggestions welcome.Thanks, GEP

Answer:Best free AV & Internet Security suite

Some like Avast; some AVG; some Bitdefender... And some are very happy with M$-Security Essentials (and the latter will coexist with another anti-virus too quite happily).All the first three have a freebie version; and of course M$-SE is free...

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Answer:Aol Giving Free Security Suite?

Personally I steer clear of "security suites" as I prefer to haveseperate stand alone programs, as a so called "layer of protection".And as for it being AOL well.... Note: You must have an AOL e-mail address to download this -- if you don't have one,click here to get one for free.Must have an AOL e-mail account??Thanks, but no thanks. I'll pass on this one. Just my 2 cents.

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Im just curious as to what peoples experiences are with benchmarking software, and if they have one that they can recomend?

I work for a non profit organization so... free is good.

One of the users I support is having performance issues and I question if his hardware specs are up to snuff. He is running a Xeon 5110. I think the people who spec'd out the hardware heard the word "Xeon" and thought everything would be grand , but this thing only runs @ 1.6 Ghz.

I did some quick informal benchmarks of this CPU vs my ancient laptop cpu (t2600) and my laptop pulled better benchmakrs so far. Considering the age of my laptop, that either means the benchmarking software is not very accurate, or the xeon 5110 is a really weak cpu.

So again, im looking for decent cpu benchmarking software that has no cost and will run on a domain.

If anyone can help that would be great. Thanks.

Answer:Recomend Free CPU Benchmark Suite?

You can look around in here for benching programs, many are free:

A pretty good one for just general testing is SuperPi

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Hey whats up guys, :biggrin:

I don't know if you guys knew this ( because its not on this thread) I did not.

But Agnitum has a free suite?

Average User Rating:
4.0 stars
out of 42 votes

" Outpost FREE gives you:
? VB100 certified antivirus
? Best-of-breed PC firewall
? Top-notch proactive protection
? Light-weight solution, no slowdowns
? Up-to-date technology ? based on the latest Outpost 7.0
? Full compatibility for Windows 7, Vista, XP
? Full compatibility for 64-bit Windows "

Answer:Outpost Security Free Suite

I use it on my laptop and its awesome..!!

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I know this has been mentioned in this Forum on previous occasions but I think it's a nice post to perhaps close and make sticky. ?

[There may be better apps in each category; but this, to me, is an invaluable USB Drive FREE App toolkit!]

ALL FREE APPLICATIONS - Win XP and Vista compatible!



Firefox Accessibility Extension - Make Firefox more accessible
On-Screen Keyboard Portable - Easily access an on-screen keyboard
Virtual Magnifying Glass Portable - A full-featured screen magnifier

Notepad++ Portable - A full-featured text editor with syntax highlighting
Nvu Portable & KompoZer Portable - The easy-to-use Nvu web editor
XAMPP - Apache, mySQL, PHP, phpMyAdmin, etc in one package

DOSBox Portable - classic DOS games to go
Mines-Perfect Portable - a classic hunt-for-mines game with advanced features
PokerTH Portable - classic Texas Hold Em style poker at its best
Sudoku Portable - the wildly popular and addictive puzzle game
Graphics & Pictures

GIMP Portable - Photo and Image Editor

FileZilla Portable - the full-featured FTP client
FireFTP Extension (for Firefox) - a lightweight extension
Miranda IM Portable - chat with AOL, MSN and Yahoo users in a customizable interface
Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition - the award-winning web browser that's safe and secure
Mozilla Thunderbird, Portable Edition - the handy email client
Nvu ... Read more

Answer:Free - Portable Apps Suite

I use a U3 Smartdrive ...

Actually, I only just got it as an Xmas present and only recently discovered what it can do ... one of my better Xmas presents. Thanks Ian.


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I'm looking for a Free PDF Suite that can edit PDF formats and can run on Windows and Linux.

I see a poll regarding PDF Suites just below, but I'm just after Free software here and not paid stuff.

Is there anything like this that you can recommend? Or maybe I'm after a unicorn here?

Answer:Which Free PDF Suite do you recommend that can edit?

AbleWord is the only free PDF editor I'm aware of. Not sure if there is a linux version.

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I came across the Outpost Free offering whilst idly looking at security software and wondered if anyone here had tried it or has any other information on it.
It does look interesting as a package from a single supplier that should have no internal conflict that could exist between separate units from different producers, but does seem a little light in the spyware department.
Also the option of such a package may well interest someone here.
Any comments?

Answer:Outpost Security Suite Free

No one? OK.

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Microsoft is giving away Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Office 2013, Office 365 eBooks for free.
The collection includes FREE Microsoft eBooks, User Guides, Deployment Guides, Step-By-Steps, and so on for Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Office 2013, Office 365, SharePoint 2013, Dynamics CRM, PowerShell, Exchange Server, Lync 2013, System Center, Azure, Cloud, SQL Server, etc.
Go get your free copied here at MSDN. This is truly a huge list of eBooks!

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