Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Packs: An Overview
By default, Microsoft Office products (all the applications) aren’t index-able. This means that you will not be able to index contents of these applications when you are doing specific searches. However, to aid you in your task, you can explore the benefits of Microsoft Office 2010 Filter packs that give you additional IFilters to support your searches across multiple products. According to Microsoft, “IFilters provide a single point of distribution of Office IFilters. IFilters are components that allow search services to index content of specific file types letting you search for content in those files”.
You will need to install the Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Packs if you extensively work on the below mentioned file types and require searching for content in:
- OneNote filter
- Visio Filter
- Publisher Filter
- Open Document Format Filter
- Legacy Office Filter (97-2003; .doc, .ppt, .xls)
- Metro Office Filter (2007; .docx, .pptx, .xlsx)
- Zip Filter
A few system requirements that you need to ensure before downloading this file includes:
Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows Vista Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows XP Service Pack 3, and the Microsoft Search Service.
- You can visit the Microsoft official website to download the Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Packs
- Before you start the download, quit any Microsoft Office program that you may be working on
- After you have downloaded the set up file, save the .exe file on your hard disk
- Access Windows Explorer and double-click on the .exe file and follow the on screen prompts to complete the process
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