Microsoft Office Access - Why is it cheaper to buy Access 2013 + Office H+B 2013 togehter than Office Prof 2013 ?

Office 2013 H+B and Office Access 2013 ....

Why is that cheaper via MS registered/approved reseller contacts I have?  
100 Euro cheaper to be exact.

Thanks,
feck1Asked:
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mlmccCommented:
Office Professional includes additional capabilities like MS Publisher.

mlmcc
aflockhartCommented:
Also, make sure the editions you are comparing offer the same terms.  E.g. are they both single install licence cards ?

Prices I can see on amazon are £198 for Pro ;  £151 for H&B plus £85 for MS Access ; all based on 1 user licence cards.

it often costs more for editions which allow you to transfer the software  from the machine where it was originally installed., or to install on two or more machines.
feck1Author Commented:
Don't need Publisher - Office Professional includes additional capabilities like MS Publisher.

Any reason not to install both of these if I don't need publisher but need access and word/excel ?

Access is:
http://www.westcoast.co.uk/Infrastructure_and_Software/Software/AAA01148MicrosoftAccess2013.html

Other product is Home and Business 2013
http://www.westcoast.co.uk/Computing/Software/T5D01574MicrosoftOfficeHomeandBusiness2013.html
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mlmccCommented:
I can't think of a reason that it won't work to install Office H&B then Access.
If that is cheaper and you don't need the added features of Office Pro, that is the way I would go.

mlmcc

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PatHartmanCommented:
Also, you only need Access for developers.  If users only use databases built for them by others, they can use the Access runtime engine which is free.
feck1Author Commented:
Its a dental surgery using some old access program for customers data base .
feck1Author Commented:
Programmers advised not to use a diff ver of office with it .. like Office 2010 business (not inc access) and Access 2013 in case of probs, but OI cant foresee a prob using the suggested 2013 H+B and access
aflockhartCommented:
Had a look at your supplier links; the FAQ section about the Office H&B explains how the licensing works - this is a code for a single installation - so if you need to replace the PC in future, you'll also need to buy Office again.  If you are OK with this restriction, go ahead.
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