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What, you aren't really planning on fixing your old computer, are you? Re: (Score:3) by chipschap ( 1444407 ) writes: Interesting and predictable discussion. nah I was thinking MSDN.. As a reminder, Office 2013 costs anywhere from $140 to $400 depending on the version chosen (Office Home & Student, Office Home & Business, or Office Professional), all of which carry this content

This is a change that looks bad. The Office apps that come with the 365 Home Premium version seems to be the same as Office 2013 Professional Plus, which retails for 400 dollars. Those enthusiasts could take the mass market with them. What the hell. More about the author

Install procedure would be to insert disk, run Setup, get prompted for the required license keys, and get an icon on your desktop that when invoked, brings up Office in a With that option removed, Office 2013 effectively becomes a much more expensive proposition for many Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:2, Informative) by Anonymous Coward writes: Microsoft is doing their the entire debate is the legality not the physical aspect... When asked why it had not told customers of the change in ways other than to simply tuck it inside the EULA, which relatively few read, its answer was revealing. "We've

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Or your HDD dies even In some countries, this stipulation would be against consumer laws I'm sure (maybe the EU, also NZ is quite possible) Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3) With that option removed, Office 2013 effectively becomes a much more expensive proposition for many. That's great if you buy Home Premium and get 5 licenses, but it's a non-starter for a small business. but you can install it on multiples.....there is no physical item stopping you from doing so....

In the end, no one at Microsoft could transfer it! When you shell out about 4x the price for an Enterprise edition of the same server product? Every problem always has a technical solution. Reports: · Posted 4 years ago Top warlock Posts: 4100 This post has been reported.

They said: you will have to buy another copy. In Germany it's not allowed to bind standard software to hardware and so Microsoft German press speaker Frank Mihm-Gebauer says: Because of special laws German customer can natural transfer their Office That's ridiculous. Originally Posted by pparks1 Well that is not what the EULA says, it's not what all the tech sites say, it's not what the Microsoft forums say, etc.

All you are buying is a key to type in after you create your Microsoft account. news Login or register to post comments PooPsTech on Mar 7, 2013 Why is it that Microsoft has so many versions of their products and also multiple licensing models for each version Tech knows user won't pay for ANOTHER copy of the product, so he takes advantage of having access to some "not for resale/personal use only" type license keys that came with Most people simply don’t care what kind of office software they have, as long as they can open documents and scribble an occasional letter.

Advertisement Related ArticlesOffice 365 Home Premium Review 69 Office 365 vs. I'd by lying if I said everyone was 100% comfortable at first, but like most things, a lot of it was just getting used to a new way o What happens Oh, and the whole suite is a 39MB download, compared to a DVD's-worth for MS Office. http://easylinkr.com/office-2013/office-2013.php Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Microsoft is misunderstood. (Score:5, Funny) by The Rizz ( 1319 ) writes: on Thursday February 14, 2013 @06:40AM (#42893911) IMO, MS is not a software company.

OS Windows7 / 8 / WHS / WHS 2011 Quote 22 Feb 2013 #32 HippsieGypsie View Profile View Forum Posts It's Gururrrrrr8! That was my first thought when I saw this story. l.com minus poet> on Wednesday February 13, 2013 @07:11PM (#42889455) I just posted this on my facebook account.

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If you transfer the software to another computer, that other computer becomes the “licensed computer.” You may also transfer the software (together with the license) to a computer owned by someone That would require constant updates based on how Microsoft packages their DVDs, and be an overall mess fo Re:just use virtual machines (Score:5, Funny) by Kawahee ( 901497 ) writes: on Plus you get snapshotting and portability of the environment.They were not sophisticated enough to pull this off, but their local IT guy (me) was, and this is a little 5-person extermination But subscriptions aren't for everyone, and eventually you end up paying more for the software.

they want you to buy more.. Re: (Score:3) by MightyYar ( 622222 ) writes: Puh-leeeeze... Edit; should have an image to fall back on:) Final thought here. check my blog I just don’t see average family adding MS Office subscription to their re-occurring household bills list.

Peter Bright - Feb 17, 2013 10:00 pm UTC camknows reader comments Share this story If you buy a perpetual retail license for Office 2013, it will be locked to the Yesterday, for instance, Microsoft said that if a customer's computer crashed, "They are allowed to reinstall Office on that same computer [and] if there are problems with this process, customers can Faster, easier, better, and cost effective, along with preventing piracy to an extent. In particular, this license does not give you any right to, and you may not: use or virtualize features of the software separately, publish, copy (other than the permitted backup copy),

I wonder what your insurance company will say if your computer is stolen, they pay for a replacement, and then you say that instead of restoring your apps from your backup Vendor health check: Salesforce You can gauge the financial health of this tech vendor by downloading a free profile by independent... In the annual report, Microsoft also emphasizes that while the 80 percent of business revenue is relatively consistent, driven primarily by the number of information workers, the 20 percent is much Quote 22 Feb 2013 #34 TeleFragger View Profile View Forum Posts Member Posts : 19 Windows7 / 8 / WHS / WHS 2011 Originally Posted by pparks1 Originally Posted by TeleFragger

Contact Us Windows 7 Support Privacy and cookies Legal Top Windows 7 Forums - Windows Vista Forums - Windows 10 Forums The Windows 8 Forums is an independent web site Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:What happens when the machine dies? (Score:5, Informative) by LunaticTippy ( 872397 ) writes: on Wednesday February 13, 2013 @08:01PM (#42889991) What a humorous example! I sold an older MacBook and bought a new(er) one that had Lion on it. The pc from my wife says valid for another 57 days, mine says activate before 27/11/2012 because i did not redownlad Office 2013.

Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number ASUS OS Windows 8.1 Pro CPU AMD FX 8320 Motherboard Crosshair V Formula-Z Memory 16 gig DDR3 Graphics Card ASUS R9 270 Screen Resolution 1440x900