System Requirements for Microsoft® Office 2010
Are there any specific system requirements to run Microsoft Office 2010?
In order to run Microsoft Office 2010 on your system, there are certain system requirements that need to be fulfilled. In this article learn about system requirements forÂ Microsoft Office 2010 along with a few special requirements for individual MicrosoftÂ Office programs, including MicrosoftÂ Excel, MicrosoftÂ PowerPoint and Microsoft Word.
If you are considering upgrading to Microsoft Office 2010, there are certain system requirements that you should know first. Preliminary system requirements for Microsoft Office 2010 are:
- Hard Disk Space
- Operating System
To run Microsoft Office 2010, the CPU hardware requirement is 500MHz processor. Also, the memory requirement is 256MB of RAM. 1 GHz is required for MicrosoftÂ Outlook with Business Contact Manager.
Hard Disk Space
To install Microsoft Office 2010 make sure that your hard disk have 3GB space. If you choose Microsoft Office 2010 with fewer programs, like Microsoft OfficeÂ Home and Student 2010, you may not require much hard disk space.
Your display should be efficient of running a resolution of about 1024x768, howeverÂ Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, MicrosoftÂ Outlook, MicrosoftÂ PowerPoint and MicrosoftÂ OneNote require 1024x576 dpi resolution. It is beneficial for those who want to run Microsoft Office 2010 on small netbook or laptop, which has a display ratio of 1.7778.
You can set up Microsoft Office 2010 on any PC running Windows XP with Service Pack SP3 (32-bit), Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit or 64-bit) with MSMXML 6.0 installed, Windows Vista SP1 (32-bit or 64-bit), Windows Server 2008 (32-bit or 64-bit) and Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit). Microsoft Office 2010 is also supported on Terminal Server and Windows on Windows systems.
Additionally, product functionality and requirements can differ as per your system’s configuration and operating system. Usage of graphics hardware acceleration needs Direct 9.0c compatible graphics card having 64MB or more video memory.
Although, all the above mentioned system requirements are for Microsoft Office 2010, some individual applications need some particular requirements for running efficiently.
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