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September 12, 2007 at 10:11 AM

Students get Microsoft deal of the day

There’s a nice opportunity for college students to benefit from Microsoft’s competition with Google for their attention.

Microsoft just announced a promotion – “The Ultimate Steal” — making Office Ultimate 2007 available to students for $59.95 from Sept. 12 until April 30.

The suite lists for $679 and includes the following applications:

Access 2007

Accounting Express 2007

Excel 2007

InfoPath 2007

Groove 2007

OneNote 2007

Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager

PowerPoint 2007

Publisher 2007

Word 2007

To be eligible, college student must hold a valid e-mail address at an educational institution and be actively enrolled at the time of purchase, a spokeswoman said.

You might come out ahead if you registered at a community college just to get the software deal, not to mention the learning.

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