Microsoft to trial ad-supported Works
A free, ad-supported version of Microsoft Works will be piloted as part of the software bundle on selected PCs.
Works is a low cost integrated package often included with new PCs. While it is significantly less capable than Office, it provides sufficient functionality for many home users.
The ad-supported version will presumably further reduce the already low price of the OEM version, perhaps to zero. The retail version currently costs $US40.
Full article: itwire.com