Microsoft® Office Standard Edition 2003 is the basic personal and business productivity solution that provides familiar, easy-to-use document authoring, analysis, presentation, and communication applications. This Edition includes the core Office programs: Microsoft Office Word 2003, Microsoft Office Excel 2003, Microsoft Office Outlook® 2003, and Microsoft Office PowerPoint® 2003.
More Secure, Manageable E-mail Get better management of your e-mails with junk e-mail filters for enhanced protection.
Complete Compatibility Create documents with Microsoft ® Office Word 2003, Excel 2003, and PowerPoint ® 2003, which can be read and edited by users of Microsoft Office 97, 2000, or XP.
Manage and respond to e-mail more efficiently Office 2003 helps you manage, prioritize, and act on an ever-increasing volume of business information.
The Reading Pane in Outlook 2003 devotes more space on the screen to make e-mail messages easier to read.
Research Task Pane:
Find information and add it to documents quickly and easily and gives you instant access to electronic dictionaries, reference materials, and online research sites.
Backward File Compatibility:
Backward file compatibility in Office Standard Edition 2003 ensures that your Word 2003, Excel 2003, and PowerPoint 2003 documents can be read and edited in Office 97, Office 2000, or Office XP without the use of a converter.
Junk E-mail Filter:
Outlook 2003 provides a set of features designed to work together to help protect users from unsolicited e-mail messages and unsafe attachments.
Automatically saves and restores your Office documents in the event of a system crash or error.
Computer/Processor: PC with Pentium 233 MHz or higher processor, Pentium III recommended
Memory: 128MB of RAM or above recommended
Hard Disk: 260MB of available hard disk space (hard disk usage will vary depending on configuration; custom installation choices may require more or less hard-disk space)
Optional installation files cache (recommended) requires an additional 250MB of available hard disk space
Display: Super VGA (800x600) or higher resolution monitor
Operating System: Microsoft Windows® 2000 with Service Pack 3 or later of Microsoft Windows XP or later operating system
For speech recognition:
Pentium II 400 MHz or higher processor, Close-talk microphone and audio output device
Microsoft Exchange Server required for certain advanced functionality in Microsoft Office Outlook®
Microsoft Windows Server™ 2003 running Windows SharePoint™ Services required for certain advanced collaboration functionality
Internet functionality requires dial-up or broadband Internet access provided separately; local or long-distance charges may apply
Certain inking features require that you run Office on Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition