[Solved] Windows 8 compatible with Apache OpenOffice?

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[Solved] Windows 8 compatible with Apache OpenOffice?

Postby lrg » Fri Nov 30, 2012 2:16 am

My daughter has a new laptop with windows 8. If we try to install Open Office on it will it work?
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Re: Windows 8

Postby FJCC » Fri Nov 30, 2012 6:28 am

Yes, OpenOffice works with Windows 8. I haven't heard of any particular problems with the install.
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Re: Windows 8

Postby jyerushalmi » Thu Dec 27, 2012 7:10 pm

Hi. I tried downloading Open Office thru Firefox on Windows 8 and it would not download. Then I used Explorer and it did download.. However, when I try to install the program, it does not install.. It goes thru 3 steps and that's it; I don't see any of the applications anywhere. I did a search on the entire hard drive for openoffice, and I just find the downloaded setup program... Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.
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Re: Windows 8

Postby Bill » Thu Dec 27, 2012 8:11 pm

Download using the link to the Apache OpenOffice download page below. If you download from an independent ad-supported site, you may get only adware and no program. That's what happened to me when I tried it on the Windows 8 Release Preview. Check your browser add-ons for new ones you may not want.
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Re: Windows 8 compatible with Apache OpenOffice?

Postby jyerushalmi » Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:41 am

Thanks very much. It worked. Now I have to get rid of the new add-ons, and I don't know how...
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Re: Windows 8 compatible with Apache OpenOffice?

Postby RoryOF » Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:15 am

Use Adaware and/or Malware Bytes to remove such intrusive add-ons. It is also advisable to do an indepth Virus scan.
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