Microsoft Office 2010 is no doubt a very popular office productivity suite. The software giant released three editions of Microsoft Office 2010. These three different retail editions of Office 2010 are Office Home and Student 2010, Office Home and Business 2010 and Office Professional 2010.
Office Home and Student 2010 is the most basic edition of the productivity suite which retails for $149.99. It includes the basic core Office modules which includes Microsoft Office Word 2010, Microsoft Office Excel 2010, Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 and Microsoft Office OneNote 2010.
Office Home and Business 2010 retails for $279.95 and includes Microsoft Outlook 2010 on top of what is already offered in the basic edition.
Microsoft Office 2010 Professional edition retails for $499.95. This edition includes Microsoft Office Access 2010, Microsoft Office Publisher 2010 including all modules which are included in Office Home and Business 2010 edition.
Get Free Microsoft Office 2010 Product Key (60-day trial)
Microsoft has discontinued giving away Office 2010 trial keys after the release of Office 2013 and Office 365. But there is still a way to get a free 60 days trial key for Office 2010 (continue reading for instructions).
Downloads Microsoft Office 2010 Trial Edition (Updated with new working links!)
In our earlier post, we shared how to get Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 license for a 60 day trial version via TechNet center.
The Redmond software giant offers everyone to grab a free download of Microsoft Office 2010 trial versions. Customers can test the trial version of Office 2010 for 60 days before making up their mind in upgrading the office productivity suite. Trial downloads are available for all the three retail editions of Office 2010.
- Download Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 (X16-32007.exe): http://msft.digitalrivercontent.net/01/802266141-10234641–NOA//office2010/X16-32007.exe
- Download Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010 (X16-32007.exe) http://msft.digitalrivercontent.net/01/802266152-10234526–NOA//office2010/X16-32007.exe
- Download Microsoft Office Professional 2010 (X16-32007.exe) http://msft.digitalrivercontent.net/01/802266156-10234441–NOA//office2010/X16-32007.exe
At that website, click on the Try It Now button, it will lead you to Windows Live login form. You may have to fill your first name, last name and country before you receive Microsoft Office trial product key with download link.
A small FAQ about Microsoft Office trial version can be found here. Details about Office 2010 system requirements for all editions can be found here (archive link, original page not available any more).
If you want to test Office 2010 for more than 60 days, then you should take a look at the Office 2010 rearm instructions.
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