Recenlty Microsoft Office 2010 Beta was made available to MSDN and TechNet Subscribers and now its released to public download.
senior vice president of the Office Business Productivity Group, Microsoft said
“Office 2010 is where you want it, when you need it. ”
Till now many of us were using the Office 2010 Technical Preview and now the wit is over and Beta is ready for testing. But before you go for the Beta installation first of all make sure that you have uninstalled the previous versions of it.
Here’s is what you need to know:
This is pre-release software, so please read the following to get an idea of the risks and key things you need to know before you try the Office Professional Plus 2010 Beta.
Protect your PC and data
Be sure to back up your data and please don’t test Office Professional Plus 2010 Beta on your primary home or business PC.
Uninstall any previous versions of Microsoft Office
We highly recommend that previous versions of Microsoft Office be removed from your test machine before installing Office Professional Plus 2010 Beta.
Before installing the Beta please read the Release Notes.
Keep up with the news
You can keep up with general technical information and news by participating in the Microsoft Office 2010 Forum (on TechNet) and reading the Microsoft Office 2010 Team Blog.
Keep your PC updated
Be sure to turn on automatic updates in Windows Update in case we publish updates for the Office Professional Plus 2010 Beta. .Microsoft Partners. Learn more about Office Professional Plus 2010 on the Microsoft Partner Portal.
Internet access Internet access (to download Office Professional Plus 2010 Beta and get updates) .
- 500 MHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor or higher
- 256 MB of system memory or more 3 GB of available disk space
- 1024×768 or higher resolution monitor
- DVD-R/W Drive
- Windows XP with Service Pack (SP) 3 (32-bit)
- Windows Vista with SP1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
- Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
- Windows Server 2008 with SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)
- Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Office 2010 Beta can be downloaded from here.