Three weeks ago
, a federal appeals court ordered Microsoft to stop selling Word with Custom XML as of today due to patent infringement, and now we see that the company has struggled to meet the deadline for its many SKUs and versions. Microsoft previously said that it would be able to meet the kill date for Office 2007.
On the Microsoft Store, there are 32 results when you choose to display All Office Products
, but the majority of them are not available for purchase today. Generally speaking, all individual Office applications excluding Word are still being sold. In terms of Office suites, all of which include Word, availability depends on how quickly Microsoft has rolled out the versions without custom XML. For example, at the time of this writing, Office Standard 2007, Office Small Business 2007, Office Standard 2007 Upgrade, Office 2008 for Mac Business Edition, and Office 2008 for Mac Home and Student Edition are not available, while Office Ultimate 2007 Office Professional 2007 and Office Professional 2007 are available.