Microsoft Office 2010 is NOW AVAILABLE on MSDN & Technet!!
The Office 2010 is now made available to all MSDN and Technet subscribers today. As for now, the following version of Office 2010 is available to download:
- Office Professional Plus 2010 (x86 and x64)
This suite includes Excel 2010, OneNote 2010, PowerPoint 2010, Word 2010, Outlook 2010, Publisher 2010, Access 2010, Communicator 2010, InfoPath 2010 and SharePoint Workspace 2010
- Project Professional 2010 & Project Standard 2010 (x86 and x64)
- Visio 2010 Standard, Professional, and Premium (x86 and x64)
- Office Web Apps (x64)
- Share Point Server 2010 (x64)
Note: Currently there is only 1 key available for all the suites and programs above. More keys will be made available on 4/30
If you are a MSDN or Technet subscribers, what are you waiting for? Start downloading now!!
First, you have to run the program. Click Start and type “Microsoft Fix It Center” in the search bar and run the program. When the program is launched, you will see this
In the list of troubleshooters, you just pick one that most resemble your problem and click on the Run button on the right.
In this screenshot I have run the Performance troubleshooter and are asked whether I want the tool to apply fixes automatically or just present them for me so that I can select which ones to apply.
It will now run the diagnostic to detect for problems.
Next, all the detected issues will be listed out. Click Next to continue
It will now show you the solution for the detected issues. Click Next after you had solved the issue.
Now, Microsoft Fix It Center will ask you if the solution has solved the problem. Click Submit to complete the diagnostic process.
You will be then be taken to the Microsoft Fix It Center Online service where you can see a summary of problems and fixes for your machine.
What is Microsoft Fix It Center?
Microsoft has released a beta version of a new tool called Microsoft Fix it Center. This tool provides one single point you can go to in order to run several different troubleshooters to solve the different issues you are having with your computer. Although currently in beta it already provides a multitude of automatic troubleshooters to you. If you are having problems not addressed by the tool, you can report your issue through the tools online center and hopefully Microsoft will follow up on it. The tool looks promising, especially for those of us that falls into the category of being the family and friends it-guy! Just make sure you have this installed on their machines – and you can easily guide them through its use.
Microsoft Fix It Center can be installed on:
- Windows XP SP3
- Windows XP Pro (64-bit) SP2
- Windows Vista
- Windows 7
- Windows Server 2003 SP2
- Windows Server 2008
- Windows Server 2008 R2
Note: You may need Internet connection to get started with Microsoft Fix It Center.
Installing Microsoft Fix It Center
First, you need to download Microsoft Fix It Center
After the downloading is complete, run the setup file that you have just downloaded. You will then see the window below.
After the installation has completed, you will be asked to set it up and personalized it for your PC.
Based on your PC hardware and software, Microsoft Fix It Center will suggest additional troubleshooters it can download.
Next, you will be required to create an account at Microsoft Fix It Center Online
If you are creating a new account, you can use your current Windows Live ID to sign up.
Then, Microsoft will ask for your permission to share some information about your system with the online service.
Finally, you have successfully installed Microsoft Fix It Center on your PC.