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New to Windows 8, can I use Office 2010?

by foodfiend / March 4, 2013 11:15 AM PST

Just bought a new laptop and it has Windows 8. A bit of a jump from XP... and 2000 (my desktop)... I was going to get Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 but am disappointed that if this computer doesn't work out, I'll have to buy another Office 2013 to install in a replacement. Also, Office 2013 is not getting great reviews.

Can I use Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 with Windows 8? I'm able to get a disc to reinstall it (with 2013 it's either a download or a key card).

All I really need is Word. I rarely use Excel, and never have used any of the other programs.

Any advice, please?

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Best Answer chosen by foodfiend

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Did you try LibreOffice first?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 5, 2013 10:59 PM PST

Just a question.

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I am trying it now, thanks!
by foodfiend / March 30, 2013 1:20 PM PDT

So far, so good.

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(NT) Yes, that surely works.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 28, 2013 6:00 PM PDT
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Good to know
by foodfiend / March 30, 2013 1:21 PM PDT

if LibreOffice doesn't work out.

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