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Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student
 
4.2

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Office 2010 Home and Student Delivers

I have used many versions of Microsoft's Office suite of productivity software over the years; Microsoft Office 2010 Home and Student edition, however, is definitely the best Office suite I have ever used....Read complete review

I have used many versions of Microsoft's Office suite of productivity software over the years; Microsoft Office 2010 Home and Student edition, however, is definitely the best Office suite I have ever used. From the new look to its capabilities, this version of Microsoft Office is worth upgrading. Microsoft Office 2010 Home and Student offers four of most-used Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and OneNote. Being a community college student, I rely on Microsoft Word to complete essays. Its compatability with literally dozens of text formats assures me that my professors will be able to read my essays without any compatability issues. I also not long ago made my first class presentation using Powerpoint; thanks to its ease-of-use, however, I had no problems creating eye-popping slides. A must-have in every household.

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Microsoft Office 2010 Home/Student has definite pros and cons.

Microsoft Office 2010 Home and student has definite pros and cons. Some of the pros are that the Word program has improved desktop publishing tools. The Outlook program is fantastic with definite...Read complete review

Microsoft Office 2010 Home and student has definite pros and cons. Some of the pros are that the Word program has improved desktop publishing tools. The Outlook program is fantastic with definite improvemnets to appointment and task management tools. The formulas in the Excel program are easier to locate. And if you enjoy or frequently need to use PowerPoint, the program creates presentations that are much more attractive than the previous versions. Overall, there is improved integration throughout the applications and previously hard to find or non-existent features and additions are easy to find. The cons are that the program is so different from previous version that it takes a significant amount of initial time to learn it all. Also, all of the options and style galleries can be distracting and confusing, just making a basic table seems to be a thing of the past.  Also, I found it difficult to save work to the Web.  It's a good program to have but not something you should rush out and get to replace an already functional program.

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4.0

Reliable Basic Data Program

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from Utah

Comments about Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student:

Microsoft Office is a reliable, versatile computer program. Microsoft Word is the best word processing program I have used. It has a simple user-interface, but also a lot of flexibility in designing and producing files. One complaint is that they often move the location of a few things between versions of Office. Once one is used to where to find something in an older version, it is annoying and a little time-consuming to need to relearn where they placed those things in the new version. Excel works great as a spreadsheet program. I use it to keep track of a lot of our accounting, and it's been reliable and done what I've needed. Powerpoint has the flexibility to produce a professional looking presentation as well as have some fun making presentations. All in all, Office is a little expensive, but if one can afford it, then it is worth the money for the productivity that it provides.

 
4.0

Microsoft Office a must have, but upgrading to 2010 not needed

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from Fullerton, CA

Comments about Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student:

Microsoft Office is pretty much essential software bundle for most users. The package of office contains Word - a wordprocessor. excel - a spreadsheet, powerpoint - slides for presentations, OneNote - note taking organizer. All great programs that I use but for the most part only use Word and excel on a regular basis. Those who own the 2007 office version probably don't need to upgrade to the latest version however because there aren't any drastic differences save for some new features and tweaks. So if you have 2007 you probably should save yourself the extra money and not upgrade, but if you don't have anything office 2010 would be something to look at. unless you can get an older version for example office 2007 for less. For example what I mean by new feature that isn't really that necessary is in word there is a new feature called the document map. Which is handly on longer documents letting you move from page to page with one click where as in the previous versons you would page up and down. Not really too drastic an improvement in my opinion.

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5.0

Office 2010 Home and Student Delivers

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from Fort Lauderdale, FL

Comments about Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student:

I have used many versions of Microsoft's Office suite of productivity software over the years; Microsoft Office 2010 Home and Student edition, however, is definitely the best Office suite I have ever used. From the new look to its capabilities, this version of Microsoft Office is worth upgrading. Microsoft Office 2010 Home and Student offers four of most-used Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and OneNote. Being a community college student, I rely on Microsoft Word to complete essays. Its compatability with literally dozens of text formats assures me that my professors will be able to read my essays without any compatability issues. I also not long ago made my first class presentation using Powerpoint; thanks to its ease-of-use, however, I had no problems creating eye-popping slides. A must-have in every household.

 
4.0

Microsoft office 2010...different but good

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from North Tonawanda, NY

Comments about Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student:

I finally updated from Microsoft 2003 to 2010 and overall am very pleased with the switch.

The look and feel of 2010 remains true to the office name.  Each of the programs used daily (word, outlook and excel) function pretty much the same as they used to.  The new addition like one note is awesome!  Still getting used to how it works and that you don't have to 'save' it but its great just the same.

The likes:

- for the most part your basics (work, excel and outlook) function the same.

- one note - cool and very versitile with a tons of uses

The could be better:

- for the basics getting used to the new menu look and feel takes some time, especially of you have been using 2003 or 2007 for many years as I have.  It is difficult and frustrating when the old key strokes or shortcuts that you instinctively use no longer work.  You need to research the menus and find the new way to do things, this can be a little time consuming

A great many projects and papers are just waiting to be born in 2010.

 

 

 
5.0

Love It! Best tool for my Family, School, and Business!

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from Marshall, MO

Comments about Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student:

I am so glad I decided to go with the Microsoft Home and Student 2010. I previously had the trial version of the 2007 and it does not even compare. Their are so many new, helpful templates to keep my business booming, my schoolwork getting A's, and my family organized. The best new feature is the Microsoft OneNote tool. You can literally click anywhere and write, highlight, and doodle. My son loves using it and I can use it to take notes in class. All around this is a Great Deal!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

I would not upgrade...

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from Kansas City, MO

Comments about Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student:

I have the Microsoft 2007 Home version. I took the 2010 version free trial. I did find some features to be better. I would not say that it is easier per say. I think that if you don't have either and you are looking to purchase software the 2010 version would be a better overall pick. However I would not upgrade from what I have currently. I don't think the added features are worth it. Of course that is all depending upon your needs. I personally don't have a real need to sync my schedule or my calander or to communicate with others for work purposes. If that is something that is important to you than by all means 2010 is way better! I did love creating documents. That was easier and 2010 let's you be more creative, but I would change for it. Excel that's the money feature. I hated trying to use Excel before. I makes my brain hurt. the 2010 version takes the guess work out. But now that I see it on the 2010 version, I can pretty much figure out how to better work the 2007 version, so it still is not enough to make me want to upgrade. I don't have anything bad to say about it. It is a good product. But I say if it aint broke don't fix it...

 
4.0

work is a breeze

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from Clayton, NC

Comments about Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student:

ok i love the new micro office, easy to use and understandable. It does slow my computer down a tad but my computer is also old and has the wrong windows downloaded to it so it might not slow yours down. You can download it and test it before you buy it which i love and making cards, resumes or agendas are a easy and readable. Must try it out and see for your self!!

 
5.0

Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student is very user friendly!

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from Riverside, CA

Comments about Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student:

I love the new version. Everything you need is at the top and you dont have to spend time looking for it. Even has icons to help you. Quite a few more features than the last version and your documents can be saved as an earlier version for those who do not have the new version. Very compatible!

 
4.0

I'm liking it now that I'm used to it

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from Westford, MA

Comments about Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student:

I upgraded to Microsoft Office 2010 from a very old version...not sure what year.  So there were lots and lots of changes to get used to!  At first I wasn't crazy about the new tabs design but it is probably mostly due to the fact that it was a change than any real problem with how it works.  I went to microsoft.com and found that they have lots of courses to help people use their programs.  These were perfect for someone like me who is adjusting to the new format!  I will say that I really appreciate a company that takes the time to do a little education on their products and makes it easy for me to learn.  Free. I took several of the online courses and they really helped me get familiar with the way things are set up now.

My kids have had no problems what-so-ever with the new 2010 version and they are glad we upgraded.  Certain things are still a pain to me but the more I use it, the more I am finding it familiar and easy to use.  I am sure that as I use it more I will be happy as ever.

 
5.0

I love Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student

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from The Hood, NJ

Comments about Microsoft Office 2010 Home & Student:

I appreicate the type of services the company bring to all. I enjoy working on many projects at the same time, and with this product I am able to do it all. I can even connect online with classes to show off my school projects. This is where I can go to school and enjoy the comfort of knowing my work is the best in quality.

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