Am sorry to hear this about the current versions of WP. I am using WP 2000 on Win XP and thought to buy a new version if/when moving to Win 7 or higher.
Actually I quite like the Word ribbon (I have MS Office 2010) and do not understand the vehement criticism of which I have seen a lot. Maybe it's old geeks who learned the old menus off by heart...
Anyway, if the underlying functionality of WP is still there (including the far superior file manager) then I would be happy to buy a new WP version.
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