Easily customize WordPerfect office to resemble the office suite you are most familiar with Ã¢ including Microsoft Office.
If you plan on using the laptop for surfing the Internet, checking e-mail and using an office suite once in a while, then you need an average amount of memory and a low to middle-of-the-road processor.
Open Office is a free alternative to the MS Office Suite.
Doing some comparison shopping and deciding whether you need only Access or the entire Office suite will help you save money.
Although the standalone version of the program usually has a lower retail price, buying the entire Office suite can be cheaper for users who qualify for the student and faculty discount.