Microsoft To Offer Free Office Package

"Microsoft confirms all Windows PCs will ship with a free version of Office 2010 - Start Edition."

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Free Microsoft Office 'Starter Edition'
 
Microsoft Office 2010 Starter EditionMicrosoft has confirmed rumours that up-coming PCs running Windows will come with a free edition of Office 2010, dubbed 'Starter Edition', pre installed.
 
The Starter Edition will only be available as a pre loaded-loaded option on 'Office Ready' PCs from major OEMs. However, unlike the version of Office 2007 that is currently used, 2010 will have no expiration date, just limited functionality. It will be supported by an advertising framework, although Microsoft explained very little about. For this product to be successful, the advertising needs to be visible enough to persuade users to purchase the full version, but not too in-your-face that users don't want to use Office at all.
 
The free version will be easy enough to upgrade for those who chose to remove the adverts. The full version of Office will already be pre-loaded onto the hard drive, users will then just need to buy a licence code and hey presto - a full version of Office
 
Microsoft still hasn't revealed exactly how limited the "limited functionality" of the Starter Edition is, although it should include Word and Excel and maybe Powerpoint without a few features. The starter edition should be a strong alternative to Microsoft's works, providing similar functionality for free.
 
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08-10-2009, 03:53:30

Socks
twill still be a stunning bit of kit even then... XD

08-10-2009, 08:55:07

Rastalovich

Im twitchin with excitement xD



Can see that by the pics m8 !

hehe great stuff. Hardware pr0n for sure.

08-10-2009, 09:37:28

tinytomlogan
This kinda response is why I started doing this, I think sal will grow himself into his PC chair at this rate!

08-10-2009, 14:38:55

Sal
i dont have a computer chair yet :(

Im set up on a folding table sitting on the edge of my bed

12-10-2009, 17:55:47

Superstu88
Wish my pc looked as good as that lol

12-10-2009, 18:03:35

tinytomlogan
Beauty of it is dude, it could ;) thats why Im here :D

14-10-2009, 17:34:42

Sal
Sorry its taking a while to get pictures of it running up here, I'm trying to get a new table so you guys can see its pernament home =3

09-11-2009, 11:30:26

biscuitboy
Hurry up mate! :)

Also, can you take a side on pic so I can see the Routing of the WC loop?? Looking at somethin similar and looks tidy!

Cheers pal!

09-11-2009, 11:35:17

tinytomlogan
Watch the YT video dude, you can see it all in there. Look for the proper contrast thread in my forum ;)

11-11-2009, 12:19:17

Skorchio
Look awesome mate i saw this on youtube :)
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