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Works Suite 2006 DVD

by Microsoft Software
Windows 98 / 2000 / XP
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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  • Includes:
  • Microsoft Word 2002: Create professional-quality documents with the best-selling word-processing software for home, school and work
  • Works 8: Your everyday tasks become easier to start, do, and finish with these essential home productivity tools
  • New! Money 2006 Standard: Track all your financial information in one convenient place so you can spend less time worrying about your money and more time enjoying it
  • New! Digital Image Standard 2006: All the easy-to-use tools you need to organize, enhance and share your digital photos
  • New! Encarta Encyclopedia Standard 2006: The trusted and complete information resource that makes learning feel more like discovering. Find accurate and up-to-date information quickly and easily
  • New! Streets & Trips Essentials 2006: Driving directions are only the beginning. Plan your trip your way, with all the tools you need to customize road trips cross-town or cross-country.
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System Requirements

  • Platform:   Windows 98 / 2000 / XP
  • Media: CD-ROM
  • Item Quantity: 1
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  • Item Weight: 100 g
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  • ASIN: B000BNX8IM
  • Release Date: 11 Jan 2005
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,185 in Software (See Top 100 in Software)

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Works Suite is a stunning collection of software at a bargain price. -- Computer Shopper

Product Description

With six great Microsoft software titles in one affordable package, Microsoft Works Suite 2006 has something for everyone in your household. Works Suite includes a full version of Word plus easy-to-use tools for home organization, personal finance, travel planning, photo editing and organization, and interactive learning. With something for everyone in your home, Works Suite 2006 is the ideal combination of six great software titles in one affordable package. Microsoft Works Suite 2006 includes a full vers...

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93 of 96 people found the following review helpful
By Keith_Joseph HALL OF FAME TOP 50 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
This is a reasonable 'office' productivity package for home users. It has a full copy of Word 2002 (not the Office 2003 version though) that's far more functional than the standard Works 8 word processor. Word is by far the most used office package so this MS Suite really scores over the basic MS Works 8 bundled in with PCs. In addition the suite has MS Works, and that provides a very simple Excel type spreadsheet and an equally simple non-relational database that's fine for things like your CD and DVD collection. There's no Powerpoint style slide presenter though. MS works isn't anything like as powerful as MS Office 2003 Pro (or anything like as expensive or as complicated to get to grips with). This Works Suite scores though in also providing some extra software packages: MS Money 2006 (home finance) and Encarta Standard 2006 (a pretty good encyclopedia) and AutoRoute Streets and Trips Essentials that covers all of Europe. There is also a good simple photo editing and archiving software package as well, but this isn't anything like as sophisticated as Photoshop Elements that is often bundled with cameras and scanners. So Works Suite 2006 is a worthwhile upgrade on the standard bundled PC office software on a new PC - far better than just MS Works. Plus, unlike MS Office 2003, this Works Suite 2006 will run on older versions of Windows (98SE, ME, 2000 and XP) - except Encarta which is 2000/XP only.

However for basic home-office, if you have simple needs (or far more complex), try out OpenOffice.org [v2.0]. It's a free download, has basic compatibility with MS Office (it includes Writer, Calc, & DataBase, plus a PowerPoint style presenter and a full drawing package) and has all the main functionality of MS Office. You can buy OpenOffice as Star Office for manuals, better support etc.
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5.0 out of 5 stars SChool Books 11 May 2010
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