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    Web based word processor

    Children Services have given one of our kids a laptop for use at school and home, which we will probably have for a year or so. It doesn't come with any Office software and they are reluctant to let me install Open Office. He could just use Wordpad but I wondered if a web based WP might be a better option. Has anyone any recommendations please?

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    Dunno how any of them fair but a quick Google brought this site up:

    Write Here, Write Now, Write Anywhere: 13 Free Web-Based Word Processors - Stepcase Lifehack


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    Share Documents and Files Online | Microsoft Office Live

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    google docs both have office products available online for free.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laserblazer View Post
    It doesn't come with any Office software and they are reluctant to let me install Open Office.
    Begs the question "Why?" - on both counts.

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    Google Docs?

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    google office works perfectly well, but in my experience Open Office will work a LOT better. I've found so many annoyances with google docs I refuse to use them.
    MS Office Live, I found annoying to get working, and wants to install 93 seperate things to get it to work last time I tried.

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    there is also the zoho suite which could be useful if you don't want to drive everyone into having a hotmail of googlemail account

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