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Microsoft Windows vista and Office 2007 now available worldwide
January 30, 2007, 5:18 pm
Filed under: Internet/Web2.0, News, Windows Vista

It has been a long time coming, but users can now have their first real taste of the Windows Vista operating system as well as Microsoft Office 2007. “Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007 will transform the way people work and play,” said Microsoft chairman Bill Gates. Microsoft’s first new operating system in over 5 years. Microsoft’s biggest cash cows are being launched in over 70 countries, in 19 languages (99 before year’s end) and will be available in nearly 40,000 retail locations globally.

There are four editions of Windows Vista available for consumers:

Microsoft Office Professional 2007 released

Windows Vista Home Basic, $199/$99.95 (full/upgrade)
Provides a basic platform for home users who want to keep tabs on email and Internet activity. Comes standard with Vista’s new Search Explorer, Sidebar and Parental Controls.

Windows Vista Home Premium, $239/$159
Builds on Home Basic by adding the Windows Aero interface, Windows Media Center functionality, Windows Tablet PC technology and integrated DVD burning.

Windows Vista Business, $299/$199
Supports the Aero user interface, offers improved document managing and Windows Tablet PC functionality.

Windows Vista Ultimate, $399/$259
Vista Ultimate combines the functionality of Vista Home Premium and Vista Business.

Likewise, there are five editions of Microsoft Office 2007 available to general consumers:

Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate released
Microsoft Office Home and Student, $149/NA (full/upgrade)
Excel 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Word 2007, OneNote 2007

Microsoft Office Standard 2007, $399/$239
Excel 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Word 2007, Outlook 2007

Microsoft Office Small Business 2007, $449/$279
Excel 2007, Accounting Express 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Publisher 2007, Word 2007, Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager

Microsoft Office Professional 2007, $499/$329
Excel 2007, Access 2007, Accounting Express 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Publisher 2007, Word 2007, Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager

Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007, $679/$539
Excel 2007, Access 2007, Accounting Express 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Publisher 2007, Word 2007, Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager, InfoPath 2007, Groove 2007, OneNote 2007

Grab an OEM copy of Windows Vista online here.

Source: Dailytech

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