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Microsoft Office 2007: Is it worth getting?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by RokSki, May 5, 2007.

  1. RokSki

    RokSki New Member

    Just got a new system, and it has the trial version of Microsoft Office 2007 on it.

    I think the last system I was using has Office 2001 on it.

    Any thoughts/recommendations? Any reason(s) to get the latest version?
  2. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    Re: Microsoft Office 2007: Is is worth getting?

    I'm not sure if "is" is work getting.
  3. RokSki

    RokSki New Member

    Re: Microsoft Office 2007: Is is worth getting?

    Ha ha. Let me fix that. :)

    Note: My original thread title was "...: Is is worth getting?"
  4. RokSki

    RokSki New Member

    I'm already using PowerPoint and Publisher 2003, so those upgrades would only be 1 version, unlike Excel and Word. Never used OneNote before, so I don't know what, if anything, I'm missing in that regard.
  5. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    If you've already got a version of Office XP or something like that, don't bother. You're going to have to re-learn a bunch of stuff, and the improvements aren't worth it.
  6. RokSki

    RokSki New Member

    Thanks, OTR. That's what I have, yeah. I'm switching from Windows XP to Windows Vista, so I'm not sure if I'll be able to use the old software, but if I can, I will.

    Thanks for the info. :)
  7. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    I installed Office XP on my Vista machine. It's fine.
  8. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    Got my Vista upgrade CDs a few weeks ago, but it seems to be a massive pain in the ass to install. They want me to wipe the entire hard drive clean. Egads to backing everything up.
  9. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    The only reason I have Vista is because I bought a new machine ... it ain't worth upgrading from XP.
  10. RokSki

    RokSki New Member

    You're right. I'm going through the upgrading/transferring hell right now just to be done with it, once and for all. It really sucks @ss, to say the least.
  11. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    Vista's not BAD, really, it's just not necessary. It seems like a Microsoft money grab. It eats a ton of RAM, and other than being prettier than XP, it has no apparent "qualities" to make someone think, "Man, I really need to upgrade to Vista."

    Now, upgrading from Windows ME to XP? That was like going from carving on cave walls to using a laptop.

    Windows ME was the all-time winner of "OS That Sucks Biggest Cock."
  12. RokSki

    RokSki New Member

    Typical Microsoft BS.

    My mom was a systems analyst back in the day, and she used to wear that t-shirt around that said "Windows '95 = Mac '86."

    Microsoft's stuff sucks ass. It's really too bad that they became the market standard. It's so piss-poor how they have designed their stuff
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