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Office 2013: 10 Questions To Ask

Is Microsoft Office 2013 right for you? Here are the right questions for small and midsize businesses and enterprises to ask.
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If your or your users' PCs look something like the image pictured here -- geriatric hardware, laughably minimal memory and an operating system that's now three versions old -- Office 2013 isn't in your short-term future. Windows XP and Vista users need not apply. Office 2013, including Office 365, requires Windows 7 or Windows 8. So if you're stretching that XP investment for the foreseeable future, you'll have to stretch an older version of Office, too. Likewise, if you're hoping to mash up an Office 365 subscription with an older version of the desktop software, expect some hiccups with Office 2007.

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AdrianA931
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9/8/2013 | 1:52:34 AM
re: Office 2013: 10 Questions To Ask
Office 2013 is quite good , it's great article to share the tips for office 2013 ,i just update from office 2010 to office 2013 , there are some new functions , so it's useful for me .

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3/6/2013 | 10:20:04 PM
re: Office 2013: 10 Questions To Ask
re: Licensing... while it's still a worthwhile consideration, Microsoft has changed it's tune on transferring Office 2013 from one machine to another. More here: http://www.informationweek.com...
SMB Kevin
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3/6/2013 | 4:39:20 PM
re: Office 2013: 10 Questions To Ask
@AustinIT, those are actually live screens from a current trial subscription. But, yes, they're of the "P1" plan -- I started my trial prior to the recent reboot/re-brand of the 365 packages, which is probably why they appear "old." -Kevin C.
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3/6/2013 | 2:56:20 PM
re: Office 2013: 10 Questions To Ask
FYI - The two slides showing the Office365 Control Panel are from the old version of Office365.
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3/6/2013 | 10:07:06 AM
re: Office 2013: 10 Questions To Ask
It's good to see the correct use of the term "on-premises" instead of the increasingly common mistake of "on premise" used even by journalists and IT professionals.
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3/5/2013 | 11:43:37 PM
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Uh... where are the 10 questions? Am I supposed to read between the lines er... pixels?
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3/5/2013 | 8:23:21 PM
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Information Week only had one important New Year's Resolution this year. '"No Slide Show Articles with out a prominent 'View-as-one-page' link." How's that working out for you so far?
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