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To start a free trial for Office 365, click here: http://office.microsoft.com.

To register your Home Premium Academic Subscription for Office 365, click here: http://office.com/setup.

System Requirements for Office 365 Home Premium

Computer and processor: 1 GHz or faster x 86 or 64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set
Memory: 1 GB RAM (32-bit), 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
Hard disk: 3.0 GB of available disk space
Display: 1024 x 576 or higher resolution monitor
Operating system: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 2008 R2 with .NET 3.5 or later
Graphics: Graphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX10 graphics card with 1024 x 576 resolution
Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10 or 11; Mozilla Firefox 10.x or a later version; Apple Safari 5; or Google Chrome 17.x
Other: Internet functionality requires an Internet connection. Certain features require a Skype account. Product functionality and graphics may vary based on your system configuration. Some features may require additional or advanced hardware or server connectivity; www.office.com/products. Multi-touch features require Windows 7 or Windows 8 and a touch-enabled device.

The Office 365 Home Premium Subscription, which is included with some of our textbooks, will activate 180-day access to the the latest versions of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint,Access, OneNote, and Publisher. There are no discs associated with Office 365, instead there is a very simple subscription process that you can begin by following the directions below.

  1. When you locate the key card, follow the instructions on the card, and go to https://officesetup.getmicrosoftkey.com/.
  2. Enter your 25-digital product key as prompted.
  3. Sign in or create a Microsoft account.
  4. Select your preferred country and language.
  5. From your "My Account" page with Microsoft, select the item that you want to install.
  6. Click the "Install" button to begin your download.

Note: This special academic subscription can be installed on a maximum of five devices. If course work requires more than 180 days of concentrated study, additional subscriptions may be purchased.