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Legslip

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Two neighbours and myself wish to purchase MS Office 2010. Is there any reason why we should'nt buy the three licence edition and put a copy on each of our PC's?

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Jollyjohn

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No.

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Woolwell

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Yes - It is for 3 users in the same household.

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Legslip

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Oh dear. Two answers so far and they contradict one another. More thoughts?

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buteman

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Not that sure myself but would have thought that it would cover family or friends.

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Sea Urchin

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Woolwell is correct

This from the website - note last sentence

Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010*--licensed for noncommercial use--includes: • Microsoft Excel 2010 • Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 • Microsoft Word 2010 • Microsoft OneNote 2010

With Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010, you and your kids can create great schoolwork and home projects from multi-page bibliographies to multimedia presentations. Capture ideas and set them apart with video-editing features and dynamic text effects. Then easily collaborate with classmates without being face-to-face thanks to new Web Apps tools. The results go well beyond expectations with a little inspiration, a lot of creativity and Office Home and Student 2010.

Traditional Disc Version This version of Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 includes the software on disc, with a product key. It is licensed for installation on three PCs in the same household.

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Woolwell

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It's not that difficult to check MS Office and MS Office FAQ'a

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Legslip

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Thanks all. Looks like Sea Urchin has hit the nail on the head. Might be difficult for MS to administer the policy though?

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KRONOS the First

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What on earth does it matter, if you and your neighbors want to share a 3 license edition then go ahead. I doubt if anyone is going to come a knocking at your door.LOL.

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Woolwell

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Might it cause update problems apart from the moral issue?

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Confab

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You didn;t mention how much you are goint to pay for the software so you might want to check these out first

http://www.software4students.co.uk/

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