Microsoft to trial ad-supported Works

by admin August 3, 2007 at 12:59 pm

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.

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