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Not a great product and mine was also a fake.
on 15 April 2014
Firstly - beware, there are lots of fakes about. I was sent the Professional version by 2 different Marketplace sellers, both £110, one with a note explaining how lucky I was to be upgraded (despite the fact that Professional is only a single PC licence and it was a counterfeit copy anyway)! Amazon refunded both purchases - all credit to them - and I sent both counterfeits to Microsoft in Dublin who sent me a real copy of Office 2010 Professional, so in a way I was lucky.
Office 2007 itself is not great and I don't like it, having grown up with all the earlier versions of Office from Word 1, Excel 3 onwards. It's very annoying in its attempts to second-guess what you are trying to do, and the ribbon interface is poorly designed for modern widescreen displays - you are left with very little document space on a 1366x768 screen. Much of the suite is bloatware. 2010 is better, cleaner interface, faster and less annoying, but I'll stick with Office XP thanks - it's even cleaner and much faster, less bloated.