5 Easy Steps to Install Microsoft® Office 2010 Applications
Microsoft Office 2007 suite must make way for its successor Microsoft Office 2010 productivity suite. Software giant Microsoft Corporation has introduced great new features and usability improvements in this version of its productivity suite. This suite is ideal for both home and business users and comes in three basic editions – Microsoft Office Home & Business 2010, Microsoft Office Professional 2010, and Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010.
The Microsoft Office Home & Business 2010 edition comes packed with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, and Microsoft Access applications. However, Microsoft Publisher and Microsoft Access are not a part of the Microsoft Office Professional 2010 edition. The third edition Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010, which is suitable for students and for basic home computing, comes packed with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft OneNote applications only.
Now let us suppose you have two PCs in your office and you have purchased the Microsoft Office Home & Business 2010 edition for up to two PCs. Let’s help you with installing individual applications on different computers. . Here are 5 easy steps to customize the installation of Microsoft Office 2010 so that you only have certain applications on your PC. Following these easy steps you can conveniently install individual applications as per your requirement.
Step 1: Close all open programs and files and insert the Microsoft Office Home & Business 2010 CD into the CD-ROM drive of your PC. Let the Microsoft Office Installation wizard start automatically. If it does not, click ‘Start’ and ‘My Computer’. Double-click on your PC’s CD-ROM icon and click on the ‘Setup.exe’ file to start the installation wizard.
Step 2: After entering the user and product information, and accepting the Microsoft Software License Terms, click on ‘Next’ or ‘Continue’. In the ‘Choose the installation you want’ dialog box, click ‘Customize’.
Step 3: On the ‘Installation Options’ tab, right click the application program(s) that you do not want to install and then click ‘Not Available’.
Step 4: Click on the circle next to ‘Install applications with typical options’ to install options including the spell check utility and templates. Or, click on the circle next to ‘Choose detailed installation options for each application’ to select the utilities and tools that you want to install for each program.
Step 5: Finally, click ‘Install now’ to complete the process of custom installation.
With these 5 easy-to-follow steps, you can install just the applications that you need. This will also help you in saving your PC’s onboard storage space by avoiding the installation of unnecessary applications. However, remember that you can only install individual programs and not uninstall individual Microsoft Office 2010 application programs.