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Topic # 7626 29-Apr-2006 12:19
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Oh! Last night when I did an update for my Office 2003, Guess what? Microsoft has got Office Genuine Advantage turned on too.


Mmm.... Everything at Microsoft is going GA.

Read about these here... [Google Search]

Straight from tiger's mouth... [Genuine Microsoft Software FAQs]

Update: OGA so far only affecting Office Add-ins.




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Reply # 34273 29-Apr-2006 17:37
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Bugger I dad not want to hear that,



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  Reply # 34274 29-Apr-2006 17:50
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Microsoft provided MS Office 2003 Professional to us for $10 as a promo though my partners work...

GA should not be a problem for anyone... I sympathise with MS over the piracy issue. There a good alternatives for those who dont wish to pay. OO2.0 is quite mature now for basic home/office use.




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Reply # 34276 29-Apr-2006 17:55
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Its great software I don't mind paying

I just went to the office update site and it advised there were no updates



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  Reply # 34280 29-Apr-2006 18:45
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So far i know Office Update is not using OGA yet, only the Office Add-ons.




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  Reply # 34287 29-Apr-2006 19:30

tonyhughes: Microsoft provided MS Office 2003 Professional to us for $10 as a promo though my partners work...

GA should not be a problem for anyone... I sympathise with MS over the piracy issue. There a good alternatives for those who dont wish to pay. OO2.0 is quite mature now for basic home/office use.


work just offered us something similar recently. It is for whilst we are employees of the organisation and can get a genuine copy of office 2003 for P&P from the states and i think its reduced slightly so its bout $20

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  Reply # 34294 29-Apr-2006 21:18
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ours was p&p from singapore, the product itself free (like yours).
and yes, the licence is only valid while my partner is till employed by the firm. (so if she gets fired while I am using it, im a pirate LOL)




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Reply # 34295 29-Apr-2006 21:56
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Only problem I have is the 'Genuine Advantage' name, I feel that it is misleading.

But again everyone has their own opinions.




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