Microsoft Office 2010 Beta Downloads Now Available for Everyone

Microsoft Office 2010 Beta downloads have been active for a few days for MSDN and TechNet subscribers. Now Microsoft Office 2010 Beta downloads are available for the public and are now available on the official Microsoft Office 2010 Beta website. To be able to download the beta of Microsoft Office 2010, users need to first log in using a Microsoft Live account and fill out a short form. Downloads are available for both 32-bit and 64-bit editions and for various languages. The product key for the beta will also be displayed on those pages. This key is required to activate the beta after installation.


Interested users can download Microsoft Office 2010 beta from the following website. The following instructions were provided in order to activate the beta version using the generated key:

After you have installed Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 Beta, please follow these steps:

Step 1: Open Microsoft Word 2010 Beta and click on the “File” tab. This will take you to the Backstage view. Next click “Help” in the set of tabs on the left.

Step 2: Click “Change Product Key” on the right side of the screen.

Step 3: Enter the Multiple Activation Key (MAK) displayed above. Please check the box to activate automatically or restart the app to activate using the activation dialog box.

Step 4: That’s all you need to do. Entering the MAK key in Microsoft Word 2010 Beta automatically activates all the Office Professional Plus 2010 Beta applications. Click on the “File” tab to return to the Document view.

You can view whats new in Microsoft Office 2010 here.

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