Downloading Micorsoft Office 2007

Where can I download or obtain a copy of Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007? Mine developed a problem and I need to reinstall it but I can't find my disks. I do have the Product Key saved.
Richard BrownAsked:
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Ganesh Kumar ASr Infrastructure SpecialistCommented:
Paul WagnerFriend To Robots and RocksCommented:
Office Enterprise 2007 is not available commercially as a digital download.

Digital River used to provide ISO files for things like this, but not anymore.

You can try buying a disc from someone on eBay or Craigslist. I wouldn't pay more than $30.

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
If you have enterprise, you probably have a volume license - log in to the volume license service center and see if you can download a copy there.

If you got this from your employer "years ago" and you no longer work there, then you were SUPPOSED to uninstall it when you left the company.  At this point, you should then be buying a new copy of Office for yourself... it IS 9 years old...
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Richard BrownAuthor Commented:
"Provide the product key information and you can download the MS Office SB 2007 : https://www7.downloadoffice2010.microsoft.com/o12/registerkey.aspx?culture=en-GB&ref=o12" This doesn't work for me.

"Office Enterprise 2007 is not available commercially as a digital download." I think you might be right.


What is the best alternative for the Office Suite software?
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
For a free solution, you can look at OpenOffice or Libre Office (basically the same thing - Open Office Forked and now there are two...
Ganesh Kumar ASr Infrastructure SpecialistCommented:
if the office 2007 is enterprise, you need to login to volume license center and you can download it.
Paul WagnerFriend To Robots and RocksCommented:
I agree with Lee. Enterprise comes with volume licensing... and yes, it is super old.

Alternatives to Office? That's an entirely different matter. If you go away from MS Office, you WILL run into compatibility issues with people not being able to read/scan/import your documents or vice versa. OpenOffice is free. Google Docs works well and the business paid version is pretty good.

My suggestion:
1. Assuming your product key will work, buy a CD of Office 2007 Enterprise from some place like eBay.
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313.TR4.TRC2.A0.H0.Xoffice+2007+enterprise.TRS0&_nkw=office+2007+enterprise&_sacat=0

2. Get an Office 365 subscription. You can pay monthly for the full Office suite
https://products.office.com/en-us/business/compare-office-365-for-business-plans

Good luck
rindiCommented:
I don't agree with the above, that you will run into the compatibility problems described if you move away from m$ Office to LibreOffice. If you want it to stay compatible to m$ office, you can always save the files in their non-standard m$ formats. Or if the other user can't open the doc's tell them to get LibreOffice too... After all it is free and runs on all platforms, Linux, OSX, Windows, which m$ Office doesn't.
Paul WagnerFriend To Robots and RocksCommented:
"if the other user can't open the doc's tell them to get LibreOffice too"

On what planet can you contact a customer or client and tell them to download an unheard of software platform in order to open your files? They would be out the door and on to someone who can give them a STANDARD MS Office file.

If you're doing this for business, don't be cheap. Do the right thing and get the software that almost ALL of the business world uses. This isn't a political or philosophical debate; it is a question of 'do you want your business associates and customers to have an easy time of working with you?'.
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
While OpenOffice/LibreOffice CAN be used to open and save Microsoft Office documents, the problem with them (and potentially even between versions of Office, though it's usually more pronounced in third party products) is that the formatting can be off.  Line breaks, spacing, etc. can all be interpreted SLIGHTLY differently from one to the other. If you're writing a school paper, it's not a big deal - who cares... but if you're preparing documents that may need to be EXACTLY one page long and you've done a great deal of editing to sure it just BARELY fits, opening on third party Office products can result in that one page document shifting to 2 pages.
Richard BrownAuthor Commented:
Went ahead and purchased Office 2013 but I going to get my wife to download Open Office
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