Windows is a hugely popular OS - and not without reason. While some versions are perhaps not as popular as others, they're all extremely good systems capable of managing system resources, multitasking and much more.
Microsoft Office 2007 made a huge change - primarily in the way users interact with the software - in their latest version. This article discusses some of the biggest changes introduced in Office 2007.
If you don't want to shell out the money for the purchase of a new version of Microsoft Office, but you're also concerned about compatibility-issues, Microsoft Works may be just the low-cost alternative you've been looking for.