Microsoft Office 2010 Starter is free and comes with Word Starter 2010 and Excel Starter 2010. It is available only as preloaded software and compatible with Windows Vista or Windows 7.
The Microsoft Office 2010 Starter Edition is ad-supported. In the bottom right corner of the application window, an ad unit rotates through paid advertisements every 45 seconds.
Microsoft Office Starter 2010 consists of limited-functionality versions of Word and Excel. It does not include PowerPoint or Outlook. Details below:
What end users can do with Office Starter 2010
- Create and edit basic Word documents and Excel spreadsheets with 100 percent file fidelity
- Open existing Word and Excel documents
- Manage a simple home budget
- Write letters
- Create newsletters with photos and easily send them out
What end users cannot do with Office Starter 2010
- Create PowerPoint presentations
- Manage email with Outlook
- Organize notes, media, and project resources in one place using Microsoft OneNote
- Add comments or track changes to documents
- Analyze data with pivot tables
- Enhance documents with SmartArt graphics
- Automate and accelerate repetitive tasks using programmable macros
- Customize the quick access toolbar
- Connect to an external data source in Excel
- Create a report with a table of contents, footnotes, and bibliographies
- Turn off the advertisements
This is just a partial list of the functionality missing from Office Starter 2010. However, end users can activate the missing functionality by purchasing a Product Key Card for an appropriate full Office suite
TheTechInsider has managed to obtain the installer of the free Microsoft Office 2010 Starter Edition. Readers can download the free Microsoft Office Starter 2010 by hitting the link below. It is recommend that you have a fast broadband connection for the installer below to download the necessary files.
[Download]- Free Microsoft Office Starter 2010