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Office Standard 2010

Office Standard 2010
  • Donor or Provider: Microsoft
  • Platform: Windows
  • Format: Download
  • Product ID: LS-45114
  • Title Group: Office Suite
  • Availability: Available

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Description

Office 2010 is an integrated collection of programs and services designed to work together to enable optimized information work.

This donation provides one license for installing the software on a single device. Request one license for this product for each computer on which you will install it. See a summary of Volume Licensing Product Use Rights for specific licensing details.

Benefits for Organizations

You can use the applications in the Office suite to:

  • Create, share, and edit documents with colleagues in other locations
  • Track and highlight data trends
  • Broadcast live presentations for an audience via their web browsers

Applications in This Suite

The Standard suite includes the following applications:

  • Excel 2010 is a spreadsheet application with data analysis and visualization tools.
  • OneNote 2010 is a note-taking application that allows various types of content to be shared among team members.
  • Outlook 2010 is a time and information manager that integrates email, calendar, contacts, and tasks.
  • PowerPoint 2010 is a presentation graphics program with capabilities for text effects, sound, and animation.
  • Publisher 2010 is a desktop publishing program that allows people with basic layout skills to create a wide variety of publications for desktop printing, commercial printing, email distribution, or viewing on the web.
  • Word 2010 is a full-featured word-processing program.

Differences from the Professional Plus Suite

The Professional Plus suite adds the Access, Communicator, InfoPath, and SharePoint Workspace applications, as well as the Business Contact Manager add-on for Outlook.

Major Capabilities

  • Themes and layouts: Prebuilt Office themes and SmartArt graphic layouts facilitate document design and help ensure a consistent appearance when creating Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Ribbon: This interface replaces traditional menus and toolbars with a set of task-based tabs. It applies to all applications in the 2010 suite, including OneNote and Publisher.
  • Backstage view: This view replaces the File menu across the core Office applications. It provides users with commonly accessed commands when opening or finishing a document and groups together related tasks.
  • Web integration: With Office Web Apps, users at separate locations can co-author or edit the same file at the same time. These online applications are free companions to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote that enable document access, sharing, and collaboration from any web browser.
  • Multiple file format support: Most Office applications, including Word and Excel, can save or export files as PDF or XPS documents natively, without requiring you to download and install add-ons.

Service Pack 1

Service Pack 1 includes new and previously released security, performance, and stability updates for Office 2010.

Important Volume Licensing Information

With Office 2010, you can choose between two types of volume license keys for product activation: a Key Management Service (KMS) license key or a Multiple Activation Key (MAK). Organizations will be provided with both types of keys on the Microsoft Volume Licensing website.

Microsoft recommends KMS activation only if your organization has at least 50 networked computers that require activation for Office 2010 or a combination of Office 2010, Project 2010, and Visio 2010.

If your organization has fewer than 50 computers that require activation or non-networked computers, Microsoft recommends that you activate your products using a MAK. For help deciding which type of key to use, see TechSoup's Volume Licensing Service Center – Product Keys. Microsoft also offers instructions on how to use a MAK or KMS key to activate volume editions of Office 2010.

Choose Carefully

The administrative fee for this product is not refundable, and the product cannot be exchanged.

Obtaining This Product

Installing this product requires you to download the software from the Volume Licensing Service Center and enter a license key. You can download any available version or language for your product. After you download the software, learn how to install it or burn it to a disc for later use.

The license key allows you to install the product on as many computers as you have received licenses for. This quantity is specified in the first email you receive from TechSoup after requesting this product.

Expect three emails:

  1. When your donation request has been approved, TechSoup will send a message to your organization email address confirming the number of licenses you have requested.
  2. Microsoft will send an email welcoming your organization to the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC).
  3. TechSoup will send an email with information about obtaining your license key and managing your donation at the VLSC. If you are new to the VLSC, you should wait for this email before you register there.

Software Assurance

Under the Software Assurance program, you have the right to install any new release of products covered in the agreement during the term of your coverage.

System Requirements

  • Hardware:
    • 500-MHz (or higher) processor
    • 256 MB or more RAM; 512 MB recommended for graphics features and certain advanced functionality; 1 GB recommended for contextual spell-checking feature in Word
    • 3 GB available hard-disk space
    • 1024x768-pixel (or higher) display
    • CD or DVD drive
  • Software:
    • Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit or 64-bit) with MSXML 6.0 installed; Windows Server 2008 (32-bit or 64-bit); Windows XP with SP3 (32-bit only); Windows Vista with SP1 (32-bit or 64-bit); Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit); Terminal Server and Windows on Windows (WOW) (which allows installing 32-bit versions of Office 2010 on 64-bit operating systems) are also supported
    • Internet Explorer 6 or later (32-bit); Internet Explorer 7 or later required to receive broadcast presentations
  • Additional requirements for some features or advanced functionality:
    • For graphics hardware acceleration — DirectX 9.0c–compatible graphics card with 64 MB or more graphics RAM
    • For speech recognition — close-talk microphone and audio output device
    • For certain advanced functionality in Outlook — connectivity to Microsoft Exchange Server 2000 or later
    • For Information Rights Management features — access to Windows Server 2003 with SP1 or later running Windows Rights Management Services
    • For certain inking features — Windows XP Tablet PC Edition or later
    • For certain advanced collaboration functionality — Connectivity to Windows Server 2003 with SP1 or later running Windows SharePoint Services or Office SharePoint Server 2007 or later
    • For Instant Search — Windows Desktop Search 3.0
    • For Dynamic Calendars — server connectivity
    • For PowerPoint Slide Library — Office SharePoint Server 2007 or later
    • For interactive guides — Silverlight 3 or later

Rules, Eligibility and Restrictions

  • This donation is available to nonprofits with 501(c)(3) designation and to public libraries.
  • The Microsoft Donation Program serves nonprofit organizations whose mission benefits the local community. Among these organizations are the following types, which have recently had changes to their eligibility:
    • Health services and related activities that are independent and not owned and operated by organizations that are eligible for Microsoft Government, Academic, or Health programs. These include community health clinics, medical research groups, behavioral healthcare nonprofits, women's health centers, hospices, rescue and emergency services, organizations that support patients and their families, and blood banks.
    • Trade associations with activities that benefit nonmembers.
    • Amateur sports organizations, specifically youth sports clubs, teams, or groups.
    • Private grantmaking foundations that receive the majority of assets or income from an individual, family, or corporation.
    • Museums.
    • Religious or faith-based organizations.
  • Public libraries must either have valid 501(c)(3) nonprofit status or be listed in the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) database. Public libraries may request Microsoft software donations through this program only for use on public access computers or on computers that are used to directly manage either the public access computers or the library's public access program. Participating libraries must also make their collection and basic services available to the population of their legal service area without charges to individual users (excluding incidental fees such as printing charges). If they so choose, libraries may impose charges on users outside the legal service area and may provide products and services (beyond basic services) to the public at large, with or without individual charges.
  • Organizations that are not eligible: Not all 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations are eligible for participation in the Microsoft Donation Program. Those that are not eligible should visit Microsoft Volume Licensing for Industries for more information about charity licensing; they may still be eligible for discounted software from Microsoft. The following types of organizations are ineligible for Microsoft software donations:
    • Governmental organizations or agencies.
    • Educational institutions, including K-12 schools, colleges, universities, and trade schools.
    • Healthcare organizations and networks, including hospitals, specialty networks, ambulatory healthcare services, home healthcare and assisted living healthcare organizations, health research organizations, and laboratories.
    • Political, labor, and fraternal organizations; commerce and trade associations without charitable aims or activities that benefit nonmembers; sponsorships of events, tables, exhibitions, or performances; fundraising events such as luncheons, dinners, walks, runs, or sports tournaments.
    • Refurbishers that will be installing the donated software on refurbished computers to be distributed or donated to nonprofits or schools. Please visit the Registered Refurbisher Program.
    • Nonpublic libraries, including private libraries, school libraries, specialty libraries, armed forces libraries, and libraries in government agencies.
  • Organizations that engage in discrimination in hiring, compensation, access to training or services, promotion, termination, or retirement on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, political affiliation, union membership, or veteran status, other than as allowed by law, are not eligible to participate in this program.
  • Eligible organizations receive an allotment of Microsoft software donation requests that is reset every two years. An organization's two-year cycle begins with its first donation request after July 27, 2011. After two years, a new cycle begins, and a new allotment available. The organization does not need to request the full amount of its allotment. There is no limit to the number of separate requests the organization can make and no minimum quantity requirement.
  • During its two-year cycle, an organization can request products from up to 10 title groups. For title groups that contain applications that run on an individual computer (like a desktop or laptop PC), there is a 50-license maximum. For title groups that contain client access licenses or other licenses that provide for connection to or management of a server, there is also a 50-license maximum. For server products, there is a five-product maximum, regardless of title group. For further details, see Quantity and Frequency of Microsoft Requests on the Microsoft Donation Program — Eligibility and Allotments page.
  • Microsoft products may not be transferred between separate legal entities or resold. Additionally, Microsoft products may not be installed on computers that will be given to or sold to other organizations or individuals, even as part of a charitable program.
  • Donated product will be distributed under this program to qualifying organizations and libraries only, not to individuals.