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Word Processing Options In Windows 10

Monday, October 5th, 2015 by | Filed Under: Free Downloads, MS Office Help, MS Word, Windows 10
 
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Marie is looking for a word processing program in Windows 10. “I just bought an HP laptop with Windows 10 on it and to my surprise I do not see a program to create word documents.  I am asking if you know one i could download, free.  Also, can you suggest a program that i could install, also for free, to open the .wps files I transferred from my old computer. They were created in Microsoft Works.

Marie, there is a great little word processing program included withe Windows 10, called WordPad. For many people, it will meet all of their word processing needs.

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To find it, just search WordPad in the search box.

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Or look in All Apps under Windows Accessories.

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You could also consider heading over to Outlook.com. Set up a free Microsoft e-mail address and you’ll have access to the online app versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Not to mention free cloud storage on OneDrive.

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You could also download the excellent, free LibreOffice suite.  I think you’ll find that LibreOffice Writer is more than up to the task of handing your documents.

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If you have a Google account, there’s also the option of using Google Docs. Though, of all the option, that is probably my least favorite.

One of these choices should fit the bill.

~ Cynthia

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7 Responses to “Word Processing Options In Windows 10”

  1. JJM says:

    What about OpenOffice.org? Haven’t used it in a couple of years but rather than purchase another MS Office I had my son install the free version of OpenOffice for Word, Excel, etc capabilities.

  2. Patricia Eisele says:

    Thank you so much for this information!

  3. Mark says:

    I am in the same position
    I found this HP basic computer loaded with Windows 10
    And no word processor
    I currently have an old sell Inspiron E1505 laptop with vista 7 and Microsoft word
    I have backed up all my documents on a flash drive
    Will I be able to open these documents on the new computer with Windows 10 and no Microsoft word

    • cynthia says:

      Have you checked for WordPad? It’s a good basic word processor and part of Windows 10. Just search for Word Pad in the search box.

  4. Calvin Christian says:

    I tried printing a letter in WordPad and NotePad, neither world print, I went to an e-mail program and pasted the text in, it printed okay. I can not figure out why WordPad or NotePad will not print in Windows 10.

  5. Charles Fox says:

    try OPEN OFFICE. Free download, has everything thet office has, and is fully compatable. I’ve been sing it for many years

  6. Bob M says:

    None of the listed substitutes will open Works files ….wps files

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