Posts Tagged ‘Office 2013’

How to Remove Cloud Features from Office 2013

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Apparently, I’m not the only one who’s a bit uncomfortable with Office’s cloud features …

If you are using Microsoft’s most recent desktop version of Office, Office 2013, you may have noticed that the company has integrated several cloud features in it. You can sign in to your OneDrive account to load and save documents to it for example. While that may be useful for users who make use of the functionality, it is not really needed if you never plan on using it.

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Microsoft Office 2013 Can Now be Transferred Between PCs

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Wow, it sounds like Microsoft finally listened to customer concerns … for a change.

The Office 2013 lineup is Microsoft’s entry into the world of subscriptions thanks to Office 365 which is available for a yearly subscription fee instead of a one-time price. Subscriptions to have their advantages for customers, like being switched to the latest version of a product automatically. To make the subscription packages more appealing, Microsoft decided to make the product available to up to 5 PCs or Mac systems per user while limiting the boxed copy of Office 2013 to one system and one user.

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Microsoft Ties Office 2013 to a Single PC

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Buying a new PC? Well, get ready, because now you’re going to need to buy a new license for MS Office too.

Prior to Office 2013 customers who bought a retail copy of the suite were allowed to  reassign a license to a different device. The purchase of a new PC for instance that replaced the old PC Office was installed on did not prevent the customer from moving the Office installation to the new PC.

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Microsoft Office 2013 Editions Overview

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Here’s a handy side-by-side comparison of the features and capabilities provided by the various versions of MS Office 2013 …

Microsoft Office 2013 and 365 are now available for purchase, for instance via Microsoft’s official online store. Not every online retailer seems to have it in stock right now, Amazon for instance has not listed the Office 2013 editions yet on its website.

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How to Uninstall Microsoft Office 2013 or Office 365

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Apparently, it’s harder to uninstall Microsoft Office than one might expect …

If you have installed a trial or full version of Microsoft Office 2013, the company’s latest installment of the suite, on your PC and want to uninstall it again, for instance because it is causing issues on the PC, you do not want to use it anymore, or simply because you want to install it again at a later time, then you can usually use the uninstall a program control panel applet to do so.

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