How safe will Word 2003 be next spring?

Kathleen Atkins

Noting that Microsoft intends to end support for Word 2003 in April 2014, Lounge member ila wonders how safe it will be to continue to use it.

He poses the question in the Word Processing forum; the members discuss the effect of security updates and their absence on older versions of Office.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

Office Applications    
General Productivity Office 2013 security updates
Word Processing Word 2003 after April 2014?
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Spreadsheets Calculation gives value; should be error

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Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.