Top 5 steps to install Microsoft® Office 2010
If you have been using Microsoft Office 2007 and are happy about its performance, you will surely love working on its better version, Microsoft Office 2010. This improved version comprises several enhanced features and functionalities that make working on the different applications of the suite easier for the user. With applications such as Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Excel 2010, Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, and Microsoft Outlook 2010, tasks such as creating a document, a spreadsheet, a presentation and managing mails have become far more convenient than they were earlier. Besides efficiency, Microsoft Office 2010 is set with a host of other benefits as well. Once you start working on it, you will realize that it surprises you with its enhanced features and functionalities, all the time. Installing Microsoft Office 2010 is a simple affair and can be established by following just a few simple steps. The process is not very different from what you followed when you installed its previous version, so you should be able to complete it comfortably.
How to install Microsoft Office 2010?
Follow the below mentioned 5-step guide to install Microsoft Office 2010.
Step 1:Â Check that your computer meets the minimum requirements of Microsoft Office 2010. If you don’t have that my friend, then no matter how geeky you are, the installation will just not work.
Step 2: Now that you are sure that your PC meets the requirements, the next smart thing to do is enter the product key by locating it from the Product Key Card package of Microsoft Office 2010. This product key will help to determine whether or not the copy of Microsoft Office 2010 that you have purchased is genuine. This key is generally of 25 characters length and can be easily located.
Step 3: On entering the key, the Microsoft Software License Terms will open for you. You will have to select the ‘I Agree’ option to continue to the next level. However, don’t just scroll to the bottom to locate the option, rather, we strongly recommend that you read through the conditions before you finally agree. Once you have read and understood, confirm and submit.
Step 4: If you have reached this step, you have completed half the journey in installing Microsoft Office 2010 already. Now all that is left for you to do is to select either of the two options – ‘Install Now’ or ‘Customize’. If you wanted to install all the applications of the suite, you could opt for the former. In case you wished to install only a few applications of the suite as per your preference and requirement, you could choose the Customize option. Choosing this option will take you to the level where you will have to select the particular programs you want on your PC. Once you have selected them you can begin the installation process. Customization is mainly for those users who require only certain components of the suite and don’t want to try and test it all.
Step 5: Take it easy, simply sit back and let the installation process complete its course. You could check the status of the installation from the status window. Once the installation is complete, a message will flash across the screen notifying you of the same.
Once you have successfully completed installing Microsoft Office 2010, you can start exploring the applications and the different functionalities in them. You will surely love the improved User Interface of the Microsoft Office 2010 productivity suite and its user-friendliness. It is also worth mentioning here that this is the first version of Microsoft Office suites that requires product activation for volume license editions.
So now, enjoy working on Microsoft Office 2010. For information on errors that you may face while installing Microsoft Office 2010, you may read few articles here for in depth information on the same.
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Â byÂ Daniel Dionne