Microsoft Expands The Ultimate Steal Program (With Audio)

Posted by at 3:09 pm on September 12, 2008

In the audio interview below, Naman Khan tells us about the The Ultimate Steal Program, which lets  eligible students  buy a copy of  Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007 for $59.95.

Mr. Khan, a Microsoft marketing manager in the Information Worker Group, not only goes over how the program works but talks about the some of the features of the programs in the office suite are particularly useful for students.

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>If you don’t know, Office Ultimate 2007 includes the entire Microsoft Office toolset.  So students that buy it will get the following: Microsoft Office Word 2007, Microsoft Office Excel 2007, Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, Microsoft Office Access 2007, Microsoft Office Publisher 2007, Office OneNote 2007, Office Groove 2007 and Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007.

Besides Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007, eligible students can also  purchase  the following:

  • Windows Vista Ultimate Upgrade The most comprehensive edition of Windows Vista    Cost $64.95
  • Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2007 Instead of static pictures Visio lets you create data-connected diagrams that display data  including  architectural plans, engineering schematics, facilities management, and database modeling. Cost $59.95
  • Microsoft Office Language Pack  Office Language Packs help multilingual students that routinely create or edit documents in different languages, by providing the flexibility of switching the entire user experience -“ including menus, help, or proofing tools such as spell checker, dictionary and thesaurus -“ to any of 37 different languages.  Cost $9.95 each.

While not covered in the interview, the Live@edu program offers students and alumni 5 GB Hotmail or 10 GB e-mail inboxes, password-protected online storage space, shared calendars, blogging tools, and access to these services on a mobile phone, all at no cost.

The Live@edu service also leverages Microsoft Office Live Workspace. A service that allows people to access their documents online and share their work with others. Users can store up to 1,000 Microsoft Office documents online and access them via the web, where you can view and comment on documents in the browser as well as create simple Web lists and Web notes, and share documents in real time through integration with Microsoft SharedView.

To be eligible for The Ultimate Steal, students must be enrolled in an academic institution and carry at least a 0.5 course credit. Students can find program details and see if they are eligible at   The offer will be available to students throughout the academic school year.

1 Comment for “Microsoft Expands The Ultimate Steal Program (With Audio)”

  1. Julia

    This is a really great promotion that students should take advantage of. I saved myself a ton of money this semester on the software I need.

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