MS Word for Windows XP Pro?

  Markito 24 Dec 11

Firstly, a Merry Christmas to all who celebrate it!

I have now lost patience with the Ability Office 4 suite supplied with my laptop, and am intending to go back to MS Office, specifically Word, which is the only part I think I'll ever use.

I'm running Windows XP Pro SP3 and I don't want any compatibility issues. Obviously I also need to be able to open and work with files created with my Ability Write and saved as word docs.

Does anyone have any ideas as to the appropriate -and hopefully cheap - version best suited for me?

Many thanks and best wishes.

  chub_tor 24 Dec 11

I used Office97 for many years with XP. You can download it free from here

  Taff™ 24 Dec 11

LibreOffice (Formerly OpenOffice)will work fine and give you the compatibility with MS Office 2007/10 formats. Libre Office Download

  catpwss 25 Dec 11

go for open office as 'Taff' suggested its easy and not so heave as microsoft office etc. merry xmas.c.

  Markito 25 Dec 11

Thanks to all three of you.

After some consideration, I opted for LibreOffice which seems to work fine in the short time I have spent on it.

All the best.



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