Will Surface Pro version come with Office installed?

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    Does anyone know what software will come with the Pro version? What version of Office?
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    Microsoft office not included with Microsoft Surface Pro.

    Microsoft Surface Pro will not include Microsoft Office. Office is only included on the RT (RuneTime) version. This was stated by Microsoft
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    Thanks for the info. This makes the price for the RT that much more attractive.
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    Indeed, if the limits of the Surface RT are fine for you, it is the much better choice. Cheaper, lighter, smaller, no fan, longer battery life.

    Limits, though, kill for some:
    * lower screen resolution
    * no x86 software
    * (that includes Outlook)
    * no digitizer

    That said, I really don't know how much x86 software is viable to run on a 10.6" 1920x1080 display...

    --randy

    Sent from Boards for Windows on Windows 8
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    Speaking of which there's an update out now that installs the real (not preview) version of office
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    Yes but I had to run Updates from the Desktop to get it.
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    true-- but the update app kicks you to the desktop, but they are desktop apps I guess :)

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