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For People Who Are Buying a Mac for Law School
« on: July 26, 2007, 02:32:40 PM »
If you purchase the Student and Teacher edition of Microsoft Office for Mac (I'm not sure about the other editions), they give you three product keys so that you can install it onto three computers.  My husband has a mac, and he had purchased Microsoft Office two years ago, but I had totally forgotten about the three product keys thing.  (If I had known, I wouldn't have bought a second copy, I would have found his copy and installed it on my computer--it had been two years, though, so I really did not remember.)

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Re: For People Who Are Buying a Mac for Law School
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2007, 03:38:06 PM »
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Re: For People Who Are Buying a Mac for Law School
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2007, 11:52:02 PM »
If you purchase the Student and Teacher edition of Microsoft Office for Mac (I'm not sure about the other editions), they give you three product keys so that you can install it onto three computers.  My husband has a mac, and he had purchased Microsoft Office two years ago, but I had totally forgotten about the three product keys thing.  (If I had known, I wouldn't have bought a second copy, I would have found his copy and installed it on my computer--it had been two years, though, so I really did not remember.)

not that i would ever do such a thing but you can download office pretty damn easy off share programs
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Re: For People Who Are Buying a Mac for Law School
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2007, 08:27:15 AM »
If you purchase the Student and Teacher edition of Microsoft Office for Mac (I'm not sure about the other editions), they give you three product keys so that you can install it onto three computers.  My husband has a mac, and he had purchased Microsoft Office two years ago, but I had totally forgotten about the three product keys thing.  (If I had known, I wouldn't have bought a second copy, I would have found his copy and installed it on my computer--it had been two years, though, so I really did not remember.)

You should probably wait to see what sort of licenses your school has. I know my school has a volume license and it's a lot cheaper than buying it retail. My UG actually gave you office for free.

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Re: For People Who Are Buying a Mac for Law School
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2007, 09:21:34 AM »
If you purchase the Student and Teacher edition of Microsoft Office for Mac (I'm not sure about the other editions), they give you three product keys so that you can install it onto three computers.  My husband has a mac, and he had purchased Microsoft Office two years ago, but I had totally forgotten about the three product keys thing.  (If I had known, I wouldn't have bought a second copy, I would have found his copy and installed it on my computer--it had been two years, though, so I really did not remember.)

You should probably wait to see what sort of licenses your school has. I know my school has a volume license and it's a lot cheaper than buying it retail. My UG actually gave you office for free.

QC, this is kind of random, but I think I remember you saying in another thread that your macbook handrest was cracking at some point this year .... well I'm having the same issue ... did mac fix that for free?
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Re: For People Who Are Buying a Mac for Law School
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2007, 09:25:33 AM »
If you purchase the Student and Teacher edition of Microsoft Office for Mac (I'm not sure about the other editions), they give you three product keys so that you can install it onto three computers.  My husband has a mac, and he had purchased Microsoft Office two years ago, but I had totally forgotten about the three product keys thing.  (If I had known, I wouldn't have bought a second copy, I would have found his copy and installed it on my computer--it had been two years, though, so I really did not remember.)

You should probably wait to see what sort of licenses your school has. I know my school has a volume license and it's a lot cheaper than buying it retail. My UG actually gave you office for free.

QC, this is kind of random, but I think I remember you saying in another thread that your macbook handrest was cracking at some point this year .... well I'm having the same issue ... did mac fix that for free?

Yes. If you send it out for repairs it should take around a week. I haven't been using it this summer, but I need to figure out how to make sure it doesn't happen again. Maybe using some sort of fabric when I close it will help? Any ideas?

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Re: For People Who Are Buying a Mac for Law School
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2007, 01:18:21 PM »
I have a question regarding installing Windows on Macs. (I plan to get a iBook) If I have my Windows XP service pack 2, can I install it myself?
If I can't use my Windows XP service pack 2, do the people in Apple store install it for you (for a fee?) Or do I have to go to Best Buy and do it there?

I'm computer illiterate in general and confused.

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« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2007, 01:39:03 PM »
I have a question regarding installing Windows on Macs. (I plan to get a iBook) If I have my Windows XP service pack 2, can I install it myself?
If I can't use my Windows XP service pack 2, do the people in Apple store install it for you (for a fee?) Or do I have to go to Best Buy and do it there?

I'm computer illiterate in general and confused.

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You can download Boot Camp for free, then use your copy of XP SP2.  All the details and instructions are here:

http://www.apple.com/macosx/bootcamp/


thank you!
So do people in Apple Stores offer this service? I just realized my version is the Home edition, which is not recommended by my school.

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Re: For People Who Are Buying a Mac for Law School
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2007, 02:14:23 PM »
The best thing about Office for Mac is the "Word Notebook" feature.

It's perfect for outlining in class.....
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Re: For People Who Are Buying a Mac for Law School
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2007, 03:49:49 PM »

Is the bootcamp offered on apple take the place of the parallel program?