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About microsoft office

by corail / March 28, 2005 6:13 AM PST

I just got a new laptop but I can't find any of the microsoft tools in it.I mean can't see word,excel or powerpoint. isn't it suppose to come with the operating system?
I am lost, please help!!!!!!!

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Corail, Microsoft Office Is Not Installed By Default..
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 28, 2005 6:44 AM PST
In reply to: About microsoft office

...on most new computers. You must purchase Office and install those programs if you want them. There are other cheaper programs such as OpenOffice which use the same type of programs and will cross-over well in regards to file type associations but there is a small learning curve to any new program.

Instead, most brand name companies install Microsoft Works or Wordperfect which are cheaper.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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i came to realize it...
by corail / March 28, 2005 10:27 AM PST

this is the first time i buy a computer, i assume it would come with everything Sad silly me. thanks for coming at the rescue Wink
they sent me a wordperfect CD though but would it open my files done on excel or power point? think i'll have to install the wordperfect...

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(NT) (NT) Corail, WordPerfect Won't Open Excel or PowerPoint
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / March 29, 2005 1:05 AM PST
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What I use.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 28, 2005 6:59 AM PST
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I'll give it a try...
by corail / March 28, 2005 10:29 AM PST
In reply to: What I use.

...don't think it will hurt.
thanks a lot for helping out:-)

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