Category Archives: Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office – Free Versions

If you would like free online versions of Microsoft Office – they are available from: https://onedrive.live.com/about/en-us/ Signup for an account and they will give you 15 gb of free storage. Now you can do simple word, excel and power point … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Software for Non-Profits

If you belong to a not for profit organization, Microsoft has some free software they are giving away. The have both Windows 8.1 and Office 365 available. There are some restrictions as to what nonprofits can benefit from this, but … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office – Free Online Version

I recently learned that Microsoft is offering their basic Office suite available online for free. You first have to setup a free SkyDrive Account if you haven’t already done that. They give you 7 gb for free. Once you setup … Continue reading

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Libre Office – Free Alternative to Microsoft Office

I’m setting up a new computer for a friend and it doesn’t come with Office 2010. Rather than buying a new copy, I’ve found a successor to Open Office. It’s called LibreOffice. not While it’s not perfect, it does seem to … Continue reading

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Free Starter Version of Office 2010

Note – May 2012 – this seems to be gone. This includes Word and Excel and has limited functionality, but it is free. You download a small exe and then it connects with Microsoft to download the main files. Thanks … Continue reading

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Office 2003 Update Problems

If you’re still using Office 2003, like me on my old XP computers,  you may also be having trouble installing the security updates which seem to come out on a regular basis. Microsoft has come out with a page with … Continue reading

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You Can’t Read Office 2007 Documents?

Since Microsoft seems to insist on changing file formats every few years it’s an aggravation when you can’t read a Word document sent by a friend. Here’s how to get around that problem. Microsoft has a “File Format Converter” which … Continue reading

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