?
Solved

Office Home & Student Scope of License

Posted on 2013-05-23
3
Medium Priority
?
326 Views
Last Modified: 2013-06-03
Say,

Does Microsoft Permit Office Home & Student to be used in a business environment? This particular business only requires Microsoft word & excel. The other products require outlook which in this case is not required. Kindly assist.

TX
0
Comment
Question by:shaunwingin
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 22

Accepted Solution

by:
Haresh Nikumbh earned 1000 total points
ID: 39190876
"Home and Student" edition software may not be used for commercial, non-profit, or revenue-generating activities.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-in/products/microsoft-software-license-agreement-FX103576343.aspx

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mssmallbiz/archive/2008/12/01/9160762.aspx
0
 
LVL 24

Assisted Solution

by:aadih
aadih earned 1000 total points
ID: 39190878
"Home and Student" edition software may not be used for commercial, non-profit, or revenue-generating activities.":

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/products/microsoft-software-license-agreement-FX103576343.aspx >
0
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:garycase
ID: 39193165
"...  The other products require outlook which in this case is not required ..."  ==>  NONE of the editions require that you install any particular component.    They simply include a certain set of Office components, but you can choose which to actually install.

As noted, business use is a violation of the license.    The Home & Business edition is what you need.    If you don't want Outlook installed, just do a Custom install and select which components to include.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Outlook for dependable use in a very small business   This article is about using the Outlook application (part of Microsoft Office) in a very small business, or for homeowners where dependability and reliability are critical requirements. This …
If you need to forecast numbers -- typically for finance -- the Windows and Mac versions of Excel 2016 have a basket of tools to get the job done.
The viewer will learn how to use a discrete random variable to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, create a Monte Carlo simulation using the discrete random variable, and create a graph to represent the possible returns over…
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…

762 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question