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Topic # 108912 8-Sep-2012 14:24 Send private message

What do you guys think?





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  Reply # 683078 8-Sep-2012 14:41

If you have to ask, assume the answer is no...

Whois:
Registrant: 
zhou hongwei 
zhao yang road 88 
shanghai, shanghai 200000 
ChinaRegistered through: GoDaddy.com, LLC (http://www.godaddy.com) 
Domain Name: OEMOFFICE.COM 
Created on: 27-Mar-11 
Expires on: 27-Mar-13 
Last Updated on: 03-Feb-12Administrative Contact: 
hongwei, zhou [email protected] 
zhao yang road 88 
shanghai, shanghai 200000 
China 
+86.13818654480Technical Contact: 
hongwei, zhou [email protected] 
zhao yang road 88 
shanghai, shanghai 200000 
China 
+86.13818654480Domain servers in listed order: 
NS69.DOMAINCONTROL.COM 
NS70.DOMAINCONTROL.COM 


http://store.digitalriver.com/store/msshnz/en_NZ/html/pbPage.SHHomePbPage or http://cycloneonline.co.nz/ is a better option if you are eligible for academic pricing, alternatively you can purchase OEM editions locally as long as you meet certain criteria (normally purchase of hardware).

Edit: bah, formatting.



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  Reply # 683090 8-Sep-2012 14:46 Send private message

Yeah I already knew about the academic pricing. Need to find someone with the univ email





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  Reply # 683095 8-Sep-2012 14:51

There's always LibreOffice as well - always worth a go if you've never tried it before.

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  Reply # 683098 8-Sep-2012 14:59 Send private message

nakedmolerat: Yeah I already knew about the academic pricing. Need to find someone with the univ email


Could download and use Office 2013 preview till you find someone or could just buy office 2013 too when it's released to public and just use the preview till then?




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  Reply # 683224 8-Sep-2012 20:47 Send private message

nakedmolerat: What do you guys think?


If it looks like a scam and has products for much under regular price - it's probably a scam.





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  Reply # 683944 10-Sep-2012 15:58 Send private message

Or OpenOffice. Does 90% of what MS Office does for most people and it'll load/save MS format documents.




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  Reply # 683947 10-Sep-2012 16:02

stevenz: Or OpenOffice. Does 90% of what MS Office does for most people and it'll load/save MS format documents.


I mentioned that earlier - as I understand it, OpenOffice isn't being actively maintained whereas there is plenty of development on LibreOffice (which is a fork of OpenOffice).

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  Reply # 683960 10-Sep-2012 16:22 Send private message

If it was legitimate it would have a Microsoft email address in the registrant information.

Instead it has a Chinese email. Do you need more evidence that this is a scam?




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  Reply # 683980 10-Sep-2012 16:32 Send private message

scam can even tell just by looking at the front page




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  Reply # 683992 10-Sep-2012 17:04 Send private message

Not legal, but putting in a plug for SoftMaker Office

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  Reply # 684508 11-Sep-2012 17:25 Send private message

KevinL:
stevenz: Or OpenOffice. Does 90% of what MS Office does for most people and it'll load/save MS format documents.


I mentioned that earlier - as I understand it, OpenOffice isn't being actively maintained whereas there is plenty of development on LibreOffice (which is a fork of OpenOffice).


Ah, I did not realise this. Thanks for the heads-up.




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  Reply # 684806 12-Sep-2012 10:41 Send private message

If you don't think that site is a scam (or just blatently selling fake/pirated product) I have a nigeran colleague who'd like to talk to you about some money transfer opportunities.

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  Reply # 684817 12-Sep-2012 10:50 Send private message

And Ive got a Nigerian mate who does great deals on 1TB USB thumb drives and can help you obtain those millions of USD from that long lost relative of yours who died by falling off a cliff in NZ last week.




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  Reply # 684825 12-Sep-2012 11:06 Send private message

Look at getting Office 2010 Starter (if you running Windows 7). Free version of Word/Excel. Only downside is a small little ad on the side.




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