[bksvol-discuss] Re: A Helpful Microsoft Office Resource

  • From: Valerie Maples <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 00:13:30 -0600

I would love to know more about that!


On Jan 26, 2010, at 2:47 AM, Denise Thompson wrote:

> I actually bought a little classic menu program that came out shortly after 
> 2007 came out that you can load of your computer and it changes the ribbon 
> back into the traditional menu choices. Actually they're all there. the 
> ribbon, but there's a choice that has a sub-menu and it's the traditional 
> choices. I think it was maybe $20. It's been so long I don't know if it's 
> still around or not. If anyone is interested I'll look around and see if it's 
> still out there.
> Denise
> At 05:58 PM 1/24/2010, you wrote:
>> I've bought from Royal, and they were generally good to work with, but I 
>> have had problems off and on with them sending what I paid for.  However, 
>> one word of caution.  Royal is selling OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) 
>> copies of Office at this price.  Microsoft told us flat out it was illegal 
>> for Royal to do so. Royal disagrees.  Me, I chose to not get in the middle 
>> and bought a full retail copy of the Pro version. For what it's worth.  
>> Smile.
>> Judy s.
>> Monica Willyard wrote:
>>> Hi everyone. If anyone here needs to upgrade from an old Microsoft Office 
>>> and is dreading being forced to use the ribbons in Microsoft Office 2007, I 
>>> have found a place that is still selling new, legal copies of Office 2003. 
>>> I found it because I need to buy my own version of Office for our work PC 
>>> and was determined to escape the ribbon of doom. The prices range from $132 
>>> for Basic up to $288 for the full retail Standard version. They have the 
>>> Pro version too, but I didn't check the prices on that.
>>> The site is 
>>> http://www.royaldiscount.com/item/Microsoft_Office_2003_Standard_OEM/1137 
>>> If you don't like shopping on new sites, Amazon does have some copies of 
>>> Pro for sale on their site as well. They do cost more though, around $499 
>>> for the full version and $399 for an upgrade from older versions of Office.
>>> Monica Willyard
>>> Check out my books and accessible book lists on Goodreads at  
>>> http://www.goodreads.com/profile/plumlipstick
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