I purchased my Dell online last fall and I have Vista Home Premium. I did
not purchase Microsoft Office Home and Student version from Dell because I
was able to purchase it locally for less. I just did a search and found it
for $85 through Amazon...and it does include Excel and Power Point.
> My daughter just bought a Dell and it did not come with the Micosoft
> Office suite unless she wanted it loaded at an additional cost. Her Dell
> came only with works not word. If you are buying them directly from Dell
> check with them or if you go through a dealer and see what they will do
> for you. Loading the software is not difficult but you have to buy it and
> usually have the rights to download it to three machines.
> Jeff (Minnesota)
> --- On Fri, 8/22/08, Woody Duncan <email@example.com> wrote:
>> From: Woody Duncan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Subject: [teacherartexchange] Windows Vista Questions
>> To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
>> Date: Friday, August 22, 2008, 9:05 AM
>> I'm considering buying Dell laptops for my triplet
>> grandkids. I'm a
>> mac person but can't
>> afford to buy three macs. The model I'm considering
>> comes with the
>> new windows vista.
>> I can't seem to figurer out if that includes: word,
>> excel, and
>> powerpoint. Is that something
>> you need to purchase separately ? I'm looking for
>> something to push
>> them in school.
>> They are starting the 4th grade and I want them to learn
>> the basics
>> of writing using
>> word processing and hone their math skills using
>> spreadsheets. They
>> read at the
>> 6th grade level and need a challenge. What is included with
>> Vista ?
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