Using Microsoft® Excel 2010 Set-up
How to use Microsoft Excel 2010 set-up?
Microsoft Office Suite is a series of desktop applications that are necessary for working in an office environment. Microsoft Office 2010 is the latest version of the Suite and it comes with Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Excel 2010, Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 etc. Microsoft Excel 2010 is a spreadsheet application and it can be used to store very large amounts of data in a single file. Microsoft Excel 2010 comes as part of the Microsoft Office 2010 but, users can also install the Microsoft Excel 2010 with the help of the set-up file without having to install other Microsoft Office programs. Users can directly run the set-up tool and follow on-screen instructions to complete the installation. Some of the components of Microsoft Excel 2010 set-up include language selection, version selection and product key. All users installing Microsoft Excel 2010 using the set-up are suggested to ensure that the language selected for the application is same as that of the operating system so that clashes or errors would not come up. Users must also make sure that the version of Microsoft Excel 2010 is of the correct type of the OS and when the product key is prompted, the correct key must be given to complete the installation.
Following details give users more information regarding important instructions to follow when using Microsoft Excel 2010 set-up:
- Check system file integrity
- Scan for malware
- Create manual restore point
Check system file integrity
Before starting with the installation of Microsoft Excel 2010 using the set-up, users are advised to check the system files on the OS. If there are some errors or problems with some of the system files associated with Microsoft Excel 2010, problems would come up during the installation. The integrity of the system files on the OS can be checked using the ‘sfc/scannow’ command in the CMD and if some system files are found damaged, the OS would have to be repaired with the installation disk and the repair tool.
Scan for malware
Malware infections within the system can also cause problems when using set-up file of Microsoft Excel 2010 to install the application. Malware lock system files and prevent the Microsoft Excel 2010 set-up from accessing them and cause problems during the installation. All users installing Microsoft Excel 2010 using set-up are suggested to scan the system for malware using a good antivirus program and remove the malware from the system.
When installing Microsoft Excel 2010 using the set-up, users are recommended to create a manual restore point prior to the installation. The manual restore point must be created as a safety measure so that even if some issues such as corruption of some other application or system errors come up on the system, the restore point can be used to quickly restore the system to ideal working state.