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Is Kingsoft Office Suite 2012 really free?

Question: Is Kingsoft Office Suite 2012 really free?

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.

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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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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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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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I have tried to post this issue in the Kingsoft forum, but so far am unable to complete the registration there.

I just installed the program. When I open Writer, two tabs appear: a blank document and a web page for downloading templates. How do I stop the web page from opening??
EDIT: Figured it out. There is a check box at the bottom corner of the web page tab to "open blank document on startup." Checking the box solved the problem.

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What's new in version
[+] Add UK English spell checker.
[+] Switch spell checker languages within each office program.
Download: Kingsoft Office Suite Free 2013 v9.1.0.4514 | 45.4 MB (Freeware)
Kingsoft Office Professional 2013 | 61.4 Mb (Shareware)
View: Homepage | Free vs Pro

Answer:Kingsoft Office Suite 2013 v9.1.0.4514

This office suite is awesome ! light and fast

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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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Dear users,
We have released a new version of Office 2013. And in this new version, the Office 2013 Free edition supports saving files as MS Office 2007/2010 formats of DOCX and XLSX. Plenty of new features are added.

Check the update history below:
Office Professional 2013 update history
Office Free 2013 update history

Download the latest versions here:

As always we welcome your feedback of the new version: support questions and bug reports can be sent to our support mailbox: [email protected] You can also find us on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.
Finally, thanks to everyone who contributed to this release. We hope we can make more progress next year under the support of all Kingsoft Office users.
Happy New Year and Best wishes for everyone!Click to expand...


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Snipped from a Norwegian site: "Kingsoft Office 2012 - excellent and free office suite
However, a disadvantage of the suite, there is no Norwegian spelling, at least not officially. But ?yvind Kaurstad, one of our faithful readers, have found a solution to the problem. It turns out in fact that dictionaries are used in a different, free Microsoft Office competitor,, is compatible with those used in Kingsoft Office. Completely hassle-free it is not. - I first tried to add dictionary in Kingsoft Office under the menu Options / Spelling / Custom Dictionaries. You get added it, but it does not work. After some research I found that by replacing the original English dictionary with the Norwegian, so it works just fine, says Kaurstad to
1. Download the Norwegian dictionaries from by clicking on the link below:
Glossary: ​​Bokm?l (1,331 KB)
2. Extract the two files in the ZIP archive to C: \ Application Data \ Kingsoft \ office6 \ buildin . Answer yes to the question whether to overwrite files that already exist there. Alternatively, you can back up these first, if you later plan to go back to English spelling again." I haven't had time to try this, but It ought to work for any language you can download dictionaries for.

Answer:Kingsoft Office 2012 - other than English language dictionary

In English here: Kingsoft Office Suite 2012, a free Microsoft Office alternative for Windows | The Windows Club

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This is an office suite similar to Microsoft Office and normally costs around $70 but just for today 16 january it is free.
The protocol of MGs will not let me post the url but if you Google "Giveaway of the day" it will take you to the site.

I do not condone advertising on the site but this is a genuine free offer just for a day.

Answer:Kingsoft office for free

I use kingsoft office and I really like it compared to Microsoft office. I certainly won't be installing Microsoft office again when now I have this installed.

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Hi there
If you are looking for a good alternative to MS office I suggest you try KINGSOFT (or WPS now) Office -- even the EXCEL seems to be reasonably compatible with Ms OFFICE. I haven't tried comparison with EXCEL 2013 but it doesn't have problems with some of my quite complex OFFICE 2007 spreadsheets and the OFFICE 2010 stuff I've tested works fine too.

There's even Linux versions (.deb, .rpm, .tgz) so you can install using the package manager of your choice. It's in ALPHA on Linux but for ALPHA software it seems pretty good.

Screenshot of a complex spreadsheet created with EXCEL but running in WPS office on an OPENSUSE 13.1 Linux system.

IMO A lot more compatible than LIBREOFFICE


Answer:Free MS Office Clone WPS / KINGSOFT OFFICE

That actually looks very nice.

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Kingsoft Office 2013 Free revamps interface, improves support for new Office formats


Answer:Kingsoft Office 2013 Free released

I've remembered that the older version have classic theme and to obtain the theme Office version, a purchase is needed.

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Hey All,

I have been investigating alternatives for users who hate the new MS Office Ribbon Interface. One option that I have heard of is Kingsoft Office. Unlike Libre Office or Open Office, it does not use Java. But is it true that A LIMITATION THAT THE FREE VERSION HAS IS THAT IT MUST BE REINSTALLED ONCE A YEAR? I have heard this.

Has anyone tested this, to see if this is true? I wondered if Kingsoft Office Free really is free, or do you have to re-register it each year like an anti-virus?


Answer:Solved: Kingsoft Office Free Question?

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Hi there
If you are looking for a good alternative to MS office I suggest you try KINGSOFT (or WPS now) Office -- even the EXCEL seems to be reasonably compatible with Ms OFFICE. I haven't tried comparison with EXCEL 2013 but it doesn't have problems with some of my quite complex OFFICE 2007 spreadsheets and the OFFICE 2010 stuff I've tested works fine too.

Home - Kingsoft WPS Office Community

There's even Linux versions (.deb, .rpm, .tgz) so you can install using the package manager of your choice. It's in ALPHA on Linux but for ALPHA software it seems pretty good.

Screenshot of a complex spreadsheet created with EXCEL but running in WPS office on an OPENSUSE 13.1 Linux system.

NOTE : The Linux version(yet) doesn't support VBS but the Windows one seems to run VB macros (or at least some simple ones - haven't tested it exhaustively though).


Answer:FREE Kingsoft OFFICE pretty good better than LIBREOFFICE

99% of my use of MS Office is Publisher, love that program, been using it since version 1. In the beginning they sold it separately, still can't find better suited program for DTP. Printed whole bunch of stuff with it, brochures, catalogs, price sheets even few books. Had full Office 2013 bought and pushed on me by a customer I was doing some work for but now without that I'm keeping this one as long as possible just because it's there and Publisher of course.
Just downloaded for windows, how do I go about installing from newest Mint ? It's in Windows VM.

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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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Kingsoft, the manufacturer of the program Kingsoft PC Docto, plans to release Antivirus in June 2012.


Answer:Kingsoft Antivirus 2012

Not really interested in trying it when released but thanks for the news!

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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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Kingsoft Antivirus 2012 SP5.1 Released

What?s new?
USB drive Scan and Defense has been enhanced, and include some bug fixes in this release.

1. USB Defense updated - It achieves all-round protection for USB drive and system security as below:

1) USB drive Quick Scan - Perform quick scan while inserting USB drive, to detect viruses on USB drive at the first time. Such as autorun viruses, hidden folders etc.
Details from Kingsoft forum with more screenshots


Answer:Kingsoft Antivirus 2012 SP5.3 Released

RE: Kingsoft Antivirus 2012 SP5.1 Released

thanks for the heads up!

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Source: Kingsoft Forum

What's new ?
System Defense and Boundary Defense has been enhanced in this release, and include some bug fixes in this release.

System Defense updated -
1) Add support for blocking infected virus
2) Add support for blocking system key process virus
3) Add support for Windows 8 system platform
4) Strengthen system defense against malicious drivers

Boundary Defense updated -
1) Add new popup alert
2) Add process mode while blocked downloading virus(Auto/Manual)
3) Fixed unknown files reported as secure files
4) Fixed crash bug while open Trojan website with Chrome or FF browser
5) Add an option for video defense(Enter silent mode automatically while player is secure )

Some bugs fix -
1) Register Anti-spy software in windows secure center
2) Hijacking files can not be adding trust
3) Homepage lock is automatically unlocked after reboot
4) Fixed bugs on virus scan log
5) Other minor bugs fix
Download Link
MD5: FFE2852A8B6FE00025BAF7515C8FEC7B
Updates are available on built-in updater for current users.

Answer:Kingsoft Antivirus 2012 SP5.6 Released

RE: Kingsoft Antivirus 2012 SP5.0 Released

Oh now this is an interesting release. Will add that to my list! Thanks for the update.

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Answer:[Nov 8] Kingsoft Antivirus 2012 SP5.4 Officially Released

What's New?
1, Schedule Scan
We add the new feature of Schedule Scan within the newly released Kingsoft Antivirus

2, Update Virus Card, and more subdivision supported
3, Fix bug of Defense on Windows 8 OS
4, Other minor bugfixes

Going to give a test run outside of Time Freeze.

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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Hi there

For me the main part of looking for an Ms Office replacement is the EXCEL application -- other parts of the suite I could probably manage with any one of the alternatives.

I still don't think LibreOffice is quite ready for primetime but Kingsoft seems to offer a highly stable Free version (works fine on Android and is in Alpha for Linux).

While there IS a PRO version out there (69 USD or so compared with the 499 USD for Ms office PRO at full retail the Free version seems to offer nearly everything one would want -- I already use it on the Samsung S5 phone and I haven't had trouble reading any EXCEL documents yet.

The EXCEL "Clone" also supports VBA macros which I must have. I'm going to play around with the FREE Windows version and the Linux version to see if it's "useable" and an alternative to LibreOffice.

Anybody else tried this suite - especially the spreadsheet yet.


Answer:Kingsoft Office - seems quite compatable with Ms Office 2010

I've heard good things about Kingsoft and have been watching it as a possible replacement for M$ Office 2010 when Win 7 reaches EOL and M$ hasn't come to its senses about their one OS for everything B.S. Open Office and Libre Office depend on Java for some of their features and I do not want Java on any machine of mine, especially after the rash of security issues it's been having. However, I plan on using Office 2010 and Win 7 until sometime in 2019 when I have to decide between M$'s latest and greatest or go with one of the Linux flavors. Office isn't the only program I use that can cause compatibility issues for a switch to Linux although I suspect there will be fewer of those issues by 2019.

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Today my brother used my PC to print, and when I came back... Kingsoft Office was updating to the WPS Office. (annoying update request to their new Office ) I figure its installing and deleteing already, so I'll just see what the new ones like... but I was happy with last the 2013 version.

Now this WPS Office or WSP or wtf its called... is taking almost twice the space as the Kingsoft office, and I dunno what it did or installed...?? I looked into my program files I don't see WPS Office files anywhere, and I cannot locate anything for WPS, I only find startup items... it works, so I know its somewhere... I hate when programs just do whatever. (it's not in application data either) where the f_ is the .exe files.

Should I try a restore point?, or just uninstall, or leave it alone? Is this safe or malware?? I never had a problem with installing the old one, this new one put three start up items out of order and the icons take up less space on my programs list (at least their all still there) I just don't get why I cannot locate anything on my PC about WPS Office.

I could ask my brother if he hit the install now but I bet he wont rememeber.

When this pop up first showed,... I didn't know Kingsoft changed... they might want to make it known.

Answer:Kingsoft Office strange update to WPS Office

JakeXPMan said:

Today my brother used my PC to print, and when I came back... Kingsoft Office was updating to the WPS Office. (annoying update request to their new Office ) I figure its installing and deleteing already, so I'll just see what the new ones like... but I was happy with last the 2013 version.

Now this WPS Office or WSP or wtf its called... is taking almost twice the space as the Kingsoft office, and I dunno what it did or installed...?? I looked into my program files I don't see WPS Office files anywhere, and I cannot locate anything for WPS, I only find startup items... it works, so I know its somewhere... I hate when programs just do whatever. (it's not in application data either) where the f_ is the .exe files.

Should I try a restore point?, or just uninstall, or leave it alone? Is this safe or malware?? I never had a problem with installing the old one, this new one put three start up items out of order and the icons take up less space on my programs list (at least their all still there) I just don't get why I cannot locate anything on my PC about WPS Office.

I could ask my brother if he hit the install now but I bet he wont rememeber.

When this pop up first showed,... I didn't know Kingsoft changed... they might want to make it known.Click to expand... They changed their name (Word,Presentation,Spreadsheets) formerly known as Kingsoft Office, so it's not malware related.
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I have recently downloaded and begun to try using something called Kingsoft Office. From what I can tell it's pretty much the same as Microsoft Office but its free apparently. anyone know about this or Kingsoft Reseach?

Answer:Has anyone tried Kingsoft Office?

Hi and Welcome to TSG,
I have not heard of them. I use OpenOffice - free & fully compatible with MS Word, Excel etc:

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Question: Kingsoft Office

Anyone using this programme
Recommended by a friend - not sure if I want to install it


Answer:Kingsoft Office

just wondering if your kingsoft office is the latest version, as its now named WPS afaik.

also, if not sure, there are other alternatives. recent popularity favours Libre office recently imo. check it out. it has compatibility with MS office.

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Just want to know if anyone has tried Kingsoft Office 2009. They have just released the finial Version and it is now compatible with Office 2007 formats.

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Been using Kingsoft Office (free edition based on Office 2007). Really great free office suite! Anyway, I decided to try out the free mobile app on my iPad. It works fine, but it's the saving updated documents that has me climbing the wall. Instead of updating the original - which I bring onto the iPad using DropBox - it makes a copy. Anyone else using this app and figured out how to get it to update the original instead?

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I want to install a free office app on my computer, I can't choose between Kingsoft Office and Open Office, which is better?

Answer:Which is better Kingsoft Office or Openoffice?

OpenOffice (and it's cousin LibreOffice) probably have the largest base of users and developers between the two, and if you've ever used an older version of Microsoft Office, then the learning curve would be minimal. Instead of "installing" it, why not use the portable version to carry around on a flash drive?:"Channeling the spirit of jboy..."

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Just like title and description, since the company will not respond to the question,
Does Kingsoft Office Suite require .NET Framework, or Visual C++ Redistributables in order to install and work?

My old notebook computer with Windows XP s.p. 3 does not have .NET and does not (or not supposed to) have Visual C++ Redistributables, and I do not want to install them, because that old notebook computer is old and slow and has limited hard disc capacity. The idea is to try the Kingsoft Office on the old computer and test it, before trying on the newer notebook computer (which does have the .NET and some C++ Redistr.s) with Windows Vista.

Answer:what other software does Kingsoft Office need?

I don't follow your logic. Why not put on the new machine and uninstall if it's no good? If you put it on the old machine, would you uninstall anyway if it's no good? If you install it on the old machine and it's slow, what will that tell you? Nothing.

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Hi there

For people looking for a decent alternative to Ms Office - try KINGSOFT OFFICE (also called WPS Office) .

Versions for Windows, Android (works brilliantly on Mobile phone / tablet) and now released for Linux too.

IMO this is more compatible than Libre Office and good alternative to subscription models.

Free Office 2013 Download, Free Office Software - Kingsoft Office


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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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Should I get Libreoffice or Kingsoft?Kingsoft = better compatibilityLibreoffice = open-source and overall better UI.Stuck?

Answer:Get LibreOffice 4 or KingSoft Office 2013 dilemma

Install and use both of them for a while alongside each other then decide which one suits your needs. Unless you use a lot of different document types then personally I would say that the UI is more important."I've always been mad, I know I've been mad, like the most of us..." Pink Floyd

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Had been using openoffice on w7 laptop that died. Moved files to new W8.1 laptop and considering switch to kinksoft office WPS, need to be able to rea old openoffice doucments.

Answer:will kingsoft office WPS read OpenOffice documents?

Not really but perhaps THIS may give you ideas of the differences between the two free office suites (as of 01-30-13 the date the article was published)i_Xp/Vista/W7User

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I saw it this very morning, for the first time. Sent to me, in a regular newsletter from 'Instant Fundas'. At the end of the day the choice is yours, but unless you know about something you can't make that choice. I personaly am going to give it a try.
This is my source: Kingsoft PC Doctor Review: CLICK HERE
If you'd prefer to go straight to the download page then: CLICK HERE
Kingsoft PC Doctor Review:

Answer:Check this out - New Free Anti-Malware Software - Kingsoft PC Doctor

The download site gives a McAfee SiteAdvisor RED warning.

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I have tried a few things already but to no avail. I'm going to give it to you pros. Got attacked by malware and now the wireless will not assign an IP to get on the net. I have no disks. Java would not uninstall because of a windows installer problem. Combo fix detected zeroaccess in tcpip stack.

Answer:2012 security suite attacks....

View attachment SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log - 02-11-2012 - 13-20-01.log

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Powerful Firewall with live port scan stop hackers and malicious programs
Intelligent Anti-Virus and Anti-Phishing won?t slow down your PC!
Wi-Fi Data information to advise users if the network is secure or not
Choose your own console theme among many different designs
Lock your Firewall and AV console nobody will be able to change settings
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Take note: This Product was made in Canada

Answer:Mongoosa Security Suite 2012


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The same thing is literally happening to my Computer as we speak.It's infected with AV Security Suite 2012, and in the Task Manager, many files like ping.exe may popup.I tried disabling proxies, and working in the registry editor, but I don't think it will permanently remove it.Split from here: ~ OB

Answer:AV Security Suite 2012, ping.exe

We have a removal guide for AV Security Suite here:

Have you already followed that guide?

Orange Blossom

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hello fellow members I need your advice regarding security suite for Windows server 2012.
it should be f*** and forget type and competitive price wise also.
may I request you all to keep in the mind I do not have any experience regarding server edition of Windows

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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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Bitdefender has dumbed down BDIS 2013, compared to 2012 - especially in the Firewall department. its 'Paranoid Mode' now apparently decides which software is safe or not, as opposed to when it let the advanced users decide what to allow...or not. Is there a free alternative (just the Firewall)? I intend to only buy the BD Antivirus module. The firewall should be two-way, and smart at learning rules according to the user's choice.

Answer:Best alternative to Bitdefender Firewall (of 2012 Security Suite)

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Hello fellow members
I need your advice regarding security suite for Windows server 2012. It should be setup and forget type, and have a competitive price also.
May I also request you all to keep in the mind I do not have any experience regarding server edition of Windows

Answer:A security suite for Windows server 2012? Any suggestions?

thanks for editing

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I removed Security Suite 2012 over the weekend following the instructions on this website. It appears to be removed, but I am now having problems with using any search engine. When I attempt to search using Bing or Google, the computer just sits waiting for the website. It does not connect to the search engine nor does it redirect to another site. I saw someone else had similar troubles after removing Security Suite 2012, so I'm suspecting I may not have completely removed it or that it left behind some damage.

Thank you for being here and being so helpful.


Answer:Removed Security Suite 2012 but now search engines won't work

Hello,Please download the TDSS Rootkit Removing Tool (TDSSKiller.exe) and save it to your Desktop. <-Important!!!Be sure to download TDSSKiller.exe from Kaspersky's website and not which appears to be an older version of the tool.Double-click on TDSSKiller.exe to run the tool for known TDSS variants.
Vista/Windows 7 users right-click and select Run As Administrator.If TDSSKiller does not run, try renaming it.To do this, right-click on TDSSKiller.exe, select Rename and give it a random name with the .com file extension (i.e. If you do not see the file extension, please refer to How to change the file extension.Click the Start Scan button.Do not use the computer during the scanIf the scan completes with nothing found, click Close to exit.If malicious objects are found, they will show in the Scan results - Select action for found objects and offer three options.Ensure Cure (default) is selected, then click Continue > Reboot now to finish the cleaning process.A log file named TDSSKiller_version_date_time_log.txt (i.e. TDSSKiller. will be created and saved to the root directory (usually Local Disk C:).Copy and paste the contents of that file in your next reply.~BladeIn your next reply, please include the following:TDSSKiller Log

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Windows Essentials 2012 suite will reach end of support on January 10, 2017
Rubbish, it has ended already!!

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Windows Essentials 2012 suite will reach end of support on January 10, 2017
Rubbish, it has ended already!!

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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: 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: 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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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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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

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 ?

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

Answer:Office Suite ?

Open Office does.

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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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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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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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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 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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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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which LINUX Office Suite do you suggest?
star office?

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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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 have a legal msoffice 2007 key, but I can't seem to find any trial versions of microsoft office 2007. please help!
(I'm on 64bit)

Answer:Can't find ms office 2012

There is no Office 2012.

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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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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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