Microsoft Office X or OpenOffice?

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  1. HardTech

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    Which one is better? I am a student so I can get Office X for free, so price is definitely not a concern.

    A lot of people say they have and love OpenOffice, but I haven't heard anything about Office X. Which one would you guys get if you could get either for free, and why?
     
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    how do u get it for free, my sis college discount for office X is 150
     
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    I dunno anything about OpenOffice but if you can get both for free, then why not just give both a test drive and see what works best for you? I doubt either one will really have some sort of killer feature that will make or break the deal for you
     
  4. HardTech

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    I think you have to pay for the CD's, but if you want to download the software, it's free

    and I work for the university, so I can legally download all software for free, even the ones that aren't available to regular students
     
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    Never used OpenOffice, but for me, Office X is where it's at. Both are free to me, so it's all good.
     
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    what site can i get it free at?
    linky?
     
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    you need a university ID as well as employee access to get it for free
     
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    do you know what the difference between Office X and Office 2004 are?

    from what I can tell, Office 2004 is newer than Office X... but if it's gonna be more bloated, I'll take X over 2004 anyday
     
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    yea my sister goes to college and she has a id

    so where can i dl this 4 free
     
  10. HardTech

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    iuware
     
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    o darn so it only works for indiana university
     
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    :rofl:
     

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