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Old 02-12-2008, 02:13 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Linux is free. Yes, there are a couple of pay versions, but all the rest id completely free for the downloading, which is legal.
So I payed 90$ for XP which doesn't even allow me to use Office for more then 30 days. When I could have gotten Linux for free? Wow I could have gotten more ram and like blown a little more on my CPU.

**** you Microsoft, **** you!
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Office is totally separate from XP. You basically were given a trial of it.

All but RedHat and one or two more flavors of Linux are free. Always have been. Check a few of them out.
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So I payed 90$ for XP which doesn't even allow me to use Office for more then 30 days. When I could have gotten Linux for free? Wow I could have gotten more ram and like blown a little more on my CPU.

**** you Microsoft, **** you!
Open Office is free, and very comparable to Office 2003. It even open and saves in .DOC format so that people using MS Office can open without problems.
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I also suggest building your own pc. You really do get more for the money.
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