is there a stand alone word for windows that is ok for vista

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by bob 9876, Feb 24, 2007.

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    bob 9876 Guest

    vista .is there a word program that will work with vista .fully word thanks
    bob 9876, Feb 24, 2007
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    Malke Guest

    Yes, you can purchase Word separately from MS Office. The current
    version of MS Office is 2007. The previous version was Office 2003. Most
    brick/mortar stores will have Office (or Word) 2007 now but you can
    still order the older version online from places like Amazon and NewEgg.
    Both Office 2003 and Office 2007 work with Vista.

    Malke, Feb 24, 2007
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  3. If cost is an issue, you might look into OpenOffice, which is a Office
    compatible open source application. It works great, and also has a
    spreadsheet program, if you need it.

    You can do a custom install with Office to install only Word, and you
    can pick it up off eBay for fairly cheap.
    Dustin Harper, Feb 24, 2007
  4. A while back I purchased Word 2000 on ebay, since it
    serves my needs. So far it installs and runs fine under
    Vista Ultimate (32 bit), haven't seen any problems.

    Kai-Uwe v. d. Ohe, Feb 24, 2007
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    Alan Guest

    People have reported in this newsgroup that Office 97 also works fine under

    Alan, Feb 24, 2007
  6. If you are thinking of Microsoft WORD word processor then I believe the
    best bang per buck is to buy the Microsoft Works Suite 200X -- this
    includes a full version of MS WORD (in Works Suite 2006 that I have it
    is WORD XP) as well as a whole bunch of the Works applications --
    spreadsheet etc -- as well as several CDs of things like Streets &
    Trips, Encarta, Money .....

    Reckon on $80 top but keep an eye on the sales flyers or on

    I have it installed under VISTA as well as on XP and it works fine for
    what I've tried so far.
    Hugh Wyn Griffith, Feb 24, 2007
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    Scott Guest

    bob 9876 spake thusly on 2/24/2007 6:03 AM:
    Word 2007, obviously. **

    Works Suite 2006 (It's less expensive than stand-alone Word 2003)*

    Corel WordPrefect Office X3 Home Edition* *** #

    AbiWord #

    *It's part of a suite, but you can do a custom install and only install
    the word processor if you so desire.
    ** You can download a free trial version
    ## Free of charge. Open Source . Free Software.

    All of them work with Vista


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    Scott, Feb 24, 2007
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