Not very bright discussing trying to circumvent legal licensing online.
Anything off eBay is subject to being pirated and full of nasty stuff like spyware, malware, viri, backdoors, DOS portals, etc..
Academic copies used by non-academic qualified people can get you into trouble if discovered, your choice.
Maybe your office IT department will give you an upgrade disk for XP Pro Office?
Here is some cheese for your whine: