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Microsoft Office 2013 Customer Preview Released

  1. #11


    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
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    Thanks for the links, downloading now...

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  2. #12


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    Quote Originally Posted by davehc View Post
    Brinks Links?
    I downloaded from Technet and got this:
    en_office_professional_plus_2013_preview_x64_887710.exe

    But I tried Brinks links, and they pointed to the same ??
    Yep, the full installer links from Microsoft are for the same download file, but named this below instead.

    professionalplus_en-us_x64.exe

    professionalplus_en-us_x86.exe
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  3. #13


    Thanks much, Brink! Well done as always!

    Office 2013 Serial Key - Get your Serial key here
    I've had a .live account since they started it. Used the link above which leads me to the Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 Preview form page. It's automatically filled out as it should be, for they have record. But, when I press continue, I get a red warning message by my email address. The address is correct. (I deleted it so as not to show publically) Checked my profile and everything is correct.

    There's a contact us link, so I'll send a message to them. In the meantime, would anyone know anything about this?


    Here's my screenshot.

    Attachment 7350
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  4. #14


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    Hello HippsieGypsie,

    I got the same error at first. It seems that the email address is case sensitive for some odd reason. They had the first letter of my hotmail address capitalized when it gave the error. I changed it to a lower case, then it worked.
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  5. #15


    Thanks again, Brink. You are surely a master at your craft!

    It was that exactly. I use a couple of capital letters in my address, although it seemed to never matter before. I guess it does now. Changed it on the form and it worked. I will change in my Live and Technet profiles as well.

    Keep up the good works!
    Last edited by HippsieGypsie; 17 Jul 2012 at 13:01.
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  6. #16


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    Great news. I think they just made a mistake by having it case sensitive in that application form. Usually email addresses are not case sensitive.
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  7. #17


    New Delhi
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    Windows 8 Pro Retail x64


    thanx a lot buddy for the link..!!!!
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  8. #18


    Scotland
    Posts : 192
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    Quote Originally Posted by jeffrys View Post
    And Brink, can one do an upgrade from Office 2010, or uninstall, install and make the necessary changes manually?

    And if it compatible with Office 2010 and Office 2003

    thanks

    Jeff
    I have just done a painless upgrade from 2010 and it is easy peasy.
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  9. #19


    Posts : 106
    Windows 8 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by TerryE View Post
    The links all point to "Office 365 Home Premium" - the "cloud" application and something of which I really want no part. Where's the version I install on my local machine, that keeps my documents on my machine, and has nothing to do with the oh-so-overhyped "cloud"?

    I do NOT want to store my docs in the cloud, get to them from the cloud, or run applications rom the cloud. Call me old-fashioned that way.

    I don't disagree with you, but you may want to stay with Office 2010.
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  10. #20


    Scotland
    Posts : 192
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    You still have the option to save to your PC - nobody is being forced to use Sky drive or any other cloud based service.
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