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Microsoft Office 2010 Information

General Information

Microsoft Office helps you complete common business tasks, including word processing, email, presentations, data management and analysis, and more.

Minimum System Requirements

  • A PC running Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
  • A 500-MHz or faster processor (1.0 GHz recommended)
  • 256 MB of RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • 3.5 GB of free hard disk space
  • 1024 x 768 or higher resolution monitor
  • Graphics hardware acceleration requires DirectX 9.0c graphic card with 64 MB or more video memory
Additional Requirements

For certain features and advanced functionality, see additional requirements.

ITS Supported Version

  • Microsoft Office Standard 2010
    • Word 2010
    • Excel 2010
    • PowerPoint 2010
    • Outlook 2010
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010
    • Word 2010
    • Excel 2010
    • PowerPoint 2010
    • Outlook 2010
    • Access 2010*
    • Publisher 2010*
    • OneNote*

*limited support

Departments may purchase this software through the ITS Site License Office using the downgrade option. UH faculty, staff, and students may purchase the most current version of Microsoft Office for personal use through the Microsoft Academic Personal License Program (APLP). Additionally, this version of MS Office may be available from other computer software retailers.


  • None

Service Patches/Updates

Go to to download the latest Microsoft Office updates.

In Vista/Windows 7, click the Start button, click All Programs, and click Windows Update.

In Windows 8, press Windows key + C key to get to the Charms bar, click Search. Type windows update in the search box. Click Windows Update.

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Article ID: 1261
Created: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 5:15pm
Modified: Fri, 01 Nov 2013 11:09am