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    MS Office 2007 Home & Student question

    Hi Scan guys,

    hoping you could help me. Ive bought a copy of MS Office 2007 Home & Student (retail) from a high street shop. It doesnt have a paper manual with it - is this normal? I tried asking Microsoft and they didnt know



    thanks guys

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    Its normal, in fact I'm hard pressed to remember when any software I've bought had anything like a substantial manual other than a thin 'get you started' booklet.

    However, the built-in (and online) Office 2007 help is very detailed and actually pretty good
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    I haven't seen printed manuals with any software for years.

    Online help is much better, at least it is searchable.

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    Mediator 8 Pro comes with a rather meaty printed manual, but yeah, other than a leaflet is about all I've seen recently.

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    Who remembers the huge book you recieved when you bought a new pc(486) with windows installed. "Microsoft Windows for Workgroups & MS-DOS 6.2". I still have a copy.
    Now thats what you call a manual.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redlight View Post
    Who remembers the huge book you recieved when you bought a new pc(486) with windows installed. "Microsoft Windows for Workgroups & MS-DOS 6.2". I still have a copy.
    Now thats what you call a manual.
    Yeah, I got that, along with a load of other stuff I can't get rid of at car boot sales

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    And there was the half tonne of stuff you got with things like Visual C++, Borland Delphi/C etc.

    Software came in things resembling shoe boxes for a reason

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