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Freeware Office suite that's MS compatible?

Question: Freeware Office suite that's MS compatible?

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.

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Hey guys I was wondering what you thought of this bit of software if you've heard of it? I'm living as an expat in Beijing and have been directed to this

Answer:Your Opinion of Kingsoft Office Suite freeware

Good and reliable software solution.

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can you please help me star office 8 to free install in my pc from net

Answer:Install freeware StarOffice 8 Office suite from Internet

Try either of these:

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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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Hi, I run a Windows XP Media Center Edition (2005 Version), and recently purchaced the Microsoft Office Small Business Suite upgrade version for this computer. Because it is MCE, I cannot access my work domain network (MCE blocks this application). Kind of defeats the purpose of having the suite, I wanted to link my Full Outlook version to my Web Access version. Anyway, my question is, if I purchased a new computer with a Vista operating system, would the office suite I've already purchased work?

Answer:Solved: Microsoft office suite compatible with vista?

Office 2003 is supposed to work with vista if that is your version.
You would need the original install disk along with the upgrade disk.
The upgrade is not a stand alone product and can't be used for
a cean installation.
Have you checked your firewall to make sure the needed ports aren't blocked
or possibly looked into setting up VPN to login?

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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.

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Hey, I was just in the neighborhood and was wondering: are there any freeware notetaking (as in lecture notes) applications that are good equivalents to Office OneNote? Also, anyone know of any good study tool software, such as apps that let you create digital flashcards?

If you know any programs that are helpful, feel free to post 'em.

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For those who may be wondering about Win 7 security here's how I do it.My current free Security and Anti-Malware setup contains the following:ANTI-VIRUS ----------------- avast! FREE ANTIVIRUS v.5.1.889 FIREWALL ------------------- Comodo FirewallANTI-SPYWARE --------------- SuperAntiSpyware; SpywareBlaster v.3.5.1 REGISTRY PROTECTION -------- MJ Registry Watcher v. ADDONS ------------- Adblock Plus 1.3.3; BetterPrivacy 1.48.3; Ghostery 2.4.2; NoScript v. CLEANING TOOLS ------------- CCleaner v.1.33.382; Eraser TOOLS ---------- Hoster v3.5; MVPS Hosts FileEMERGENCY TOOLS ------------ Unlocker 1.9.0; ERUNT v1.1j Registry Backup and RestoreWhen things go wrong it's often because of a problem in the Registry. For those who may not know it, the last item, ERUNT, is short for "Emergency Recovery Utility NT" and has saved my neck innumerable times. ERUNT safely, easily, and quickly restores an earlier copy of the Registry made when the computer was problem-free. I've used it for years, it has never failed, and it continues to work in Win 7. Look for the latest version at: Moved topic from Win 7 to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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CCleaner has some properties which can be useful, even though you can perform most of these using Windows applications, but it is also a registry cleaning toolBleeping Computer DOES NOT recommend the use of registry cleaners/optimizers for several reasons:? Registry cleaners are extremely powerful applications that can damage the registry by using aggressive cleaning routines and cause your computer to become unbootable.The Windows registry is a central repository (database) for storing configuration data, user settings and machine-dependent settings, and options for the operating system. It contains information and settings for all hardware, software, users, and preferences. Whenever a user makes changes to settings, file associations, system policies, or installed software, the changes are reflected and stored in this repository. The registry is a crucial component because it is where Windows "remembers" all this information, how it works together, how Windows boots the system and what files it uses when it does. The registry is also a vulnerable subsystem, in that relatively small changes done incorrectly can render the system inoperable. For a more detailed explanation, read Understanding The Registry.? Not all registry cleaners are created equal. There are a number of them available but they do not all work entirely the same way. Each vendor uses different criteria as to what constitutes a "bad entry". One cleaner may find entries on your system that ... Read more

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I was using an app called System Repair Engineer off and on for a while but it expired. I went to the publishers web site and discovered they have a whole freeware suite. Included are the following programs:
> System Repair Engineer with all plugins
> Windows Shell Menus Manager
> File Digital Sign Verify Tool
> Windows Notifaction Area Tooltip Fix Tool
> Windows Installer UnUsed File Cleanup Tool
> RenamePlus
> PendMove
The names of the programs and what they do is more-or-less self explanatory.
So, check it out at
I'm pretty sure the individual programs can be downloaded separately, and they also have plug ins for SysRepEng (a Network Activity plugin, a Windows Shell Menu Manager plugin, and others). Good stuff. Maybe Major Geeks should look in to hosting some of this stuff????


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hello! I am looking for a freeware / opensource photo editor i can use to blend photos e.g. a persons head on a different body and maybe apply different backgrounds. Any ideas and suggestions will be greatly appreciated. thank you in advance

Answer:Any suggestions for a freeware photo editing / blending suite

You can google any one or all three of these and try them out.They are free. Gimpshop,Photoplus{}. orIrfanview-Image editor.Hope this helps a bit

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Well hi there, i think this is my first topic i have made since joining lol so ill try my best to be clear as possible.

Well recently my anti-virus software has expired its subscription which was Norton Internet Security 08 but i made a grave mistake in installing this at first, cause it was clearly ate my CPU's memory lol and i hated it for this reason even though the features were good it was just too much of a memory hog, so i was wondering if someone could advise me on which freeware anti-virus/malware software i should get next (even though Norton was free for me lol, its a long story anyways), cause clearly i cannot pick one by my self, if i do ill just end up with another software eating my systems memory lol and one of my friends advised me on getting the Zonealarm security suite, is this any good? can anyone tell me thank you, so if any members be kind enough to point me towards the right direction, i would be grateful, thank you.

Ohh and by the way i have spybot and ad-ware on my system aswell and if possible would be able to let me know if i need additional security software installed in addition to this.


Answer:Best Freeware Security Suite Or Anti-virus Software

Avast AV gets my vote. I don't use anything else so that's all I can recommend.

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Fortinet Security Suite now freeware (av, as, fw- Windows 2000- Windows 7 and Windows Server 2003, 2008)
Typically, free security products include a single feature per release: a free firewall, for example, or free antivirus. But Fortinet, a network security provider, said it will offer a robust set of features inside a security suite it will make available free to consumers.
This product has been around a while but is now offering an entire suite for free. In older tests the product did very well against malware. It has won several VB100 awards, FWIW. System Requirements
? Pentium processor or equivalent
? 100 MB hard disk space
? Compatible Operating System & Minimum RAM
- Windows 2000: 128 MB
- Windows XP 32-bit and 64-bit: 256 MB
- Windows Server 2003 32-bit and 64-bit: 384 MB
- Windows Vista: 512 MB
- Windows 7: 512 MB Free Version includes-
Antivirus/Antispyware engine
SSL and IPSec VPN clients
Personal Firewall protection
Intrusion Prevention
Web Filtering
Endpoint Application Detection
Endpoint Monitoring and Control*
WAN Optimization*
Anti-Rootkit Protection
Pre- and Post-Execution Behavioral Analysis
(Heuristics and Antispyware engine)
Real-Time Poisoned Webpage Protection
FortiGuard update services -
Antivirus/Antispyware, Web Filter,
Application Detection, Antispam
Online Forum (self-help) Fortinet, Inc. : FortiClient Endpoint Security
The paid version adds endpoint management (known as FortiMan... Read more

Answer:Freeware Fortinet Security Suite for Windows 7, Vista, Server

This one's completely new to me ! Anyone heard or tried it?
But the comments appear to be +ve on Wilders ...

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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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Hello All , I was wondering if there is any freeware that is (more or less) just like power point and compatible with power point and also has excel and word ? If there is it also has to be compatible with XP, Win 7 and 8.1 .Thanks in advance,MP.

Answer:Power Point compatible freeware ?

Libre' Office...Free.100% compatible.

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My baby runs on Windows XP now, but I remember when I had (was stuck with) Win95, and it had a delightful telephony/fax program called "Aptiva Communications Center". Being on an extremely tight income, would anyone know of a similar freeware package that's compatible to the Canada/U.S. telephone system?

The old IBM is long gone & I tried to transfer the file to my baby (WinXP) but it's like the ol' square-peg-in-round-hole thingy.

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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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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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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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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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Thinking of/hoping to save so cash by resuing my Works Suite 2000 Disk set.Does anyone know if it is compatible with Windows XP Please.

Answer:Is MS Works Suite Compatible with Win XP ?

I would think so, there's no harm in trying.

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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 am looking for a sceurity suite that will play relatively well with an OS that has previously had ESET Smart Security 9 and Emsisoft 11 on it without causung major system issues (leftovers). Also, If anyone has experience with Dragon Naturally Speaking v 14 that would be great. It's important that work.
Any suggestions of Antivirus/Malware programs that will perform well at this point?

I have a KIS license (for 2014 version that I could use for the next 6 months (already EOL'd and signature updates end Jan 2017), but that may seem futile.
Windows 10 64-bit Home
intel i7
8GB Ram
Office 2016

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Hi all,.
My wife has a new laptop running Windows 7 and has migrated from Xp (which she loved) I have transferred most of her files and she now has a problem. Before on the xp laptop she used to work with Microsoft works Suite 2001that ran Microsoft Works 6.0 and mainly the Picture It part of the suite using the Picture It, Publishing 2001 Set up Design and Art.
She still likes this prog as she is very comfortable with it and it does just what she wants it to do. The problem was that when she went to open one of her files it was a php file and tho she has got Office 2007 on her new pc it will not open the file. I tried to install the worksuite 2001 onto the new pc from the original discs that we have and after a while an error comes up unable to load dll file ?? Does this mean it is not compatible and if so can anyone reccomend a (free if possible) program that we can use to open/use the php files
Kind regards Ian n Jackie

Answer:Is Microsoft work Suite compatible with Windows 7

The actual error message says (after it says it installed it ok and requested a restart)
Setup is unable to ofind SETUP.DLL which is needed to complete the installation Error 103
I have tried to run/install in compatible mode

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Office 2016 Installation Routine Deleting Older Stand-alone Apps

I can't say I wasn't warned. I was part way through installing Microsoft Office 2016 on my primary workstation when I got a message that said, "Stop, you should wait to install Office 2016." The error message went on to say that if I decided to continue anyway, my copy of Microsoft Visio Standard 2013 would be removed. Since I had the original disk from when I purchased the software, I went ahead. Bad move. It turns out that when Microsoft says that Visio 2013 won't work with Office 2016, it means it won't even have the chance to work. Any attempt to reinstall the software will be thwarted. The fact that you paid for the software is beside the point. You're basically out of luck. When I went to the Microsoft community forums, which is where Microsoft handles much of its tech support, I discovered that I wasn't alone. Apparently hundreds of people who'd purchased stand-alone Microsoft Office products were affected, and they weren't happy about it.

Furthermore, the problem extended far beyond Visio. Users with Microsoft Project, Publisher, Access, InfoPath and SharePoint Designer were also affected. Likewise, Microsoft customers who purchased Office Apps that are normally part of Office suites but may have been purchased separately, such as Outlook 2013, were also affected.

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Office 2016 Installation Routine Deleting Older Stand-alone Apps

I can't say I wasn't warned. I was part way through installing Microsoft Office 2016 on my primary workstation when I got a message that said, "Stop, you should wait to install Office 2016." The error message went on to say that if I decided to continue anyway, my copy of Microsoft Visio Standard 2013 would be removed. Since I had the original disk from when I purchased the software, I went ahead. Bad move. It turns out that when Microsoft says that Visio 2013 won't work with Office 2016, it means it won't even have the chance to work. Any attempt to reinstall the software will be thwarted. The fact that you paid for the software is beside the point. You're basically out of luck. When I went to the Microsoft community forums, which is where Microsoft handles much of its tech support, I discovered that I wasn't alone. Apparently hundreds of people who'd purchased stand-alone Microsoft Office products were affected, and they weren't happy about it.

Furthermore, the problem extended far beyond Visio. Users with Microsoft Project, Publisher, Access, InfoPath and SharePoint Designer were also affected. Likewise, Microsoft customers who purchased Office Apps that are normally part of Office suites but may have been purchased separately, such as Outlook 2013, were also affected.

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Hello Guys,

It might be a not the best question but i was wondering is the Office fonts of 2003 the same/compatible as the 2007???

Many Thanks,

Answer:Office 2003 fonts compatible with Office 2007 ???

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My Onedrive app on Ipad Mini opens the Office files in an Excel or Word version which is more advanced than the one I have on my Lumia 920 so Office on Lumia can not open them. How do you expect WP8.1 to be a success when Office functionality is so low and even lower than DocToGo and when are you going to update?

Answer:Why is Office for WP8 obsolete? It is not compatible with the Office I bought for Mac and Ipad.

I'm not quite sure why you are unable to open your word or excel files on your 920. I use the full version of office which is connected to SharePoint and can open my word or excel files without any trouble on my L1020.
Is there any chance your ipad files are in a mac compatible file format?

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Hi ,

I have a subscription of McAfee Internet Security Suite and i was trying to install on the top of Windows 8. However i couldn't as it is not compatible with windows 8.


Answer:McAfee Internet security suite NOT COMPATIBLE with WINDOWS 8

Did you try instaling it in compatibility mode as Windows 7?

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Does anyone know an easy way to uninstall/remove HP ProtectTools Security Manager Suite on a HP ProBook 4510s notebook running Windows 7 to allow Windows 8 upgrade to continue? The install message is that it is incompatible with Windows 8 and needs to be uninstalled.

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Hey all was just wondering if there was anything out there that is compatible and works with Word and Excel?

Answer:MS Office Freeware?

www: - The Free and Open Productivity Suite

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Question: ms office freeware

I see MS is offering some office tools freeware, like OfficeSuite, if I'm understanding it correctly. Has anybody tried this yet? Is it pretty much the same thing as the very expensive purchased product? Is it truly compatible with the real thing?

Answer:ms office freeware

repsak said:

I see MS is offering some office tools freeware, like OfficeSuite, if I'm understanding it correctly.Click to expand...

You're not understanding it correctly. MS is not offering some office tools freeware, if, by "office tools", you mean MS Office, or even MS Works.

However, OpenOffice is a freeware alternative to MS Office. And, it's compatible with MS Office up through Office 2003. And, I understand a forthcoming version of OpenOffice will be compatible with MS Office 2007. OpenOffice is not a Microsoft product.

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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: 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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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which LINUX Office Suite do you suggest?
star office?

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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 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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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 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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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?


Answer:Best Free Office Suite?

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

Appreciate your views or comments

Answer:Best free Office Suite?

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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 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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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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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,  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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I unistalled Microsoft Office some time ago, but Windows 7 keeps trying to install updates for it. This is slowing shutdown and reboot considerably. How can I stop Windows from updating software which is no longer on the system?

Answer:Problems uninstalling Microsoft Office suite

Hi jcarr, which version of Microsoft Office did you remove? 2007 or 2010?

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This is my first posting; so if my question is inappropriate, please tell me.

I came upon this program on ebay. If you are familiar with it, please share your experience and thoughts. What did you find to be it's strengths and weaknesses?

Answer:Open Office 2007 Suite Works

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i am running vista premium and have works suite 2006. i want to install office pro 2007. will word 2007 integrate with works and upgrade word 2002 to 2007.

//Mod edit: Moved post to Vista forums as deemed the more appropriate at this time.

Answer:Will Office 2007 Pro Integrate With Works Suite

What do you mean by "integrate"? Are you referring to document conversion? Also, you refer to Works, and also to Word 2002 - are there issues with this also?

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Hello all! I searched and couldn't find the answer to the following question.

I have Office 2010 - two licenses at that, and want to remove the Office 2010 Suite from one computer and out it on another. Do I just go in and set it up on the new/replacement computer and at the point of activation when I try and activate the license it will tell me that I can't and that I need to call this what is going to happen, or can I "deactivate" the license on the computer that is going to be dead soon??

Any help is appreciated!

Answer:Migrate Office 2010 Suite from Old Computer to New One

First issue, if this is an "OEM" version, such as what is on new PC's, the it is only legally licensed for the PC it was delivered with and you would need a new copy of Office (to be legal). Microsoft (Usually) will not reactivate an OEM licensed version on a different PC.

If this is a "Retail" copy of Office you should be able to install it and call Microsoft and get it deactivated from the old PC and activated in the new PC.

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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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Since I switched over to my Vista Home Premium system (new PC included) my Office extras have been glitching something fierce. A prime example, one that annoys me to no end, is that my office assistant won't change - it keeps trying to tell me there isn't enough memory! I know that is false considering my PC has at least 432GB free memory and runs at 3Gh, but I don't know what to do to fix it. Help!

Answer:Vista + Office Suite 2003 issue

Take a look at this and the what others are downloading section on this page, see if you think any of those would be the ones that would help. Download details: Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3)

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