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I remember someone telling me we can get free microsoft word and excel (the basic starter ones) from their website.

however, no matter how long i try looking, i cant find them.


was i misinformed?
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This offer ain't on the table. It use to be, as part of a promotional offer for new laptops and desktops. That being said, there are plenty of open source software solutions that do very similar to what word and excel do. If you work in IT or education, you might be able to ask an employer or system administrator for a legal copy of office if their registration covers that kind of use.
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naw, im just a student atm. (my school sells office and excel at a discount, but its still pretty expensive)

is there a way i can copy office and excel starter from my laptop to my pc? (my laptop that i bought couple years ago came with it)
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naw, im just a student atm. (my school sells office and excel at a discount, but its still pretty expensive)

is there a way i can copy office and excel starter from my laptop to my pc? (my laptop that i bought couple years ago came with it)

Ask your education facility if they are registered with Microsoft DreamSpark. If so, you should have the right to download such software for free with an account supplied by your educational facility. Fingers crossed.
I don't know of a way to transfer from the laptop. I guess you could look in the install directory for an installer and package folder.
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