Microsoft discontinues Office sales, some retailers jack up prices Older edition allows multiple installs, unlike the new Office Senior Reporter, Computerworld Some sellers have raised the price of Office 's lowest-cost multi-license package after Microsoft discontinued retail sales of the suite. Giant online retailer Amazon. Not every vendor has followed Amazon's example.
Less You can install Office from a disc or by downloading it. Because of potential backward compatibility issues the default installed version is bit. However, if the bit version is a better choice, follow the bit installation procedure in this article. For more information about the bit version, see Choose the bit or bit version of Office. If you want to do a custom install or uninstall where you select only some apps, see the section below Install or remove individual Office programs or components.