Which versions of office are.....

  iqs 15:16 PM 31 Jan 13
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Hi, Just wondering what versions of Microsoft office are compatible with w8 ? Also the ones I have looked at ,lack outlook for my emails. Can this be downloaded after ?

Thanks

  iqs 19:23 PM 31 Jan 13

Thanks for the help :-)

  mgmcc 23:23 PM 31 Jan 13

Office 2013 "Home and Student" (approx £100) doesn't include Outlook; Office "Home and Business" (approx £180) does include Outlook.

Outlook is available as a stand-alone program, but the stand-alone copies of Office programs are extremely expensive. If you must have Outlook, then get a version of Office that already includes it. Otherwise, there are free alternative email programs such as Mozilla Thunderbird or Windows Live Mail.

  alanrwood 10:58 AM 01 Feb 13

Hi Joc1e

At £91 I would not think it a worthwhile buy when Thunderbird is every bit as good and is free. It can also import all your emails, accounts and settings from Outlook.

  mgmcc 12:13 PM 01 Feb 13

alanrwood,

"At £91 I would not think it a worthwhile buy when Thunderbird is every bit as good and is free."

Thunderbird is fine for POP3 or IMAP but, if there is a need to connect to a Microsoft Exchange Server, then Outlook is going to be required.

  alanrwood 12:25 PM 01 Feb 13

Hi Jock1e I have used Thunderbird for several years now and it is absolutely solid and can cope with just about anything. It is a very professional program and seems to be updated online now about every month.

Hi mgmcc Yes but the OP did not say that was a particular requirement. If so then he is stuck with Outlook.

  alanrwood 12:26 PM 01 Feb 13

One other thing with T/B is that you can set up your profile to be stored anywhere on any drive which makes backing it up very simple instead of hunting high and low for pst files etc.

  chub_tor 15:08 PM 01 Feb 13

Office 2010 is working fine on my Win 8 64 bit machine.

  iqs 15:28 PM 01 Feb 13

Hi, I'm going to buy office 2010 home and office student ,but I can not locate the retail version ,office on disc with licences . The option that is a key code only,no media ,the licence can only be used on one pc,you can't install on another at a later date

Ideally on would like the three licence disc version.can you help again please Thanks

  Zeppelyn 01:01 AM 03 Feb 13

Office 2003 is working fine for me including Outlook on Win 8 Pro 64 bit.

  Zeppelyn 01:38 AM 03 Feb 13

Office 2003 is working fine for me including Outlook on Win 8 Pro 64 bit.

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