Latest Office 2010 beta available to members of MSDN and TechNet

By Matthew
Nov 18, 2009
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  1. Update - Now also available to the public: Microsoft has taken another step forward by releasing the Office Professional Plus 2010 Beta to the general public today. So if you are wanting to take a taste at the new Office suite, you can download that here. In addition you can also download betas for Project 2010, Visio 2010, and SharePoint 2010.

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  2. Puiu

    Puiu TechSpot Addict Posts: 1,035   +91

    I don't think i'll use a beta version for for my doc's. I need them to be bug free. Maybe shortly after it exits beta.
  3. treeski

    treeski TechSpot Guru Posts: 869   +129

    I'm curious to know if Microsoft will offer a similar student deal to the amazing Office 2007 Ultimate one!
  4. levar

    levar Newcomer, in training Posts: 232

  5. treeski

    treeski TechSpot Guru Posts: 869   +129

    Thanks for the links Ievar :)
  6. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,490   +302

    Downloading now and I shall let you know how it goes, but i'm downloading this as work so its well slow!
  7. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,204   +70

    I feel like my comments are being erased... or may that be it was another topic... can't seem to remember.

    I don't like microsoft betas, they have way too many bugs and security holes, maybe once the RC comes up.
  8. paynetrain007

    paynetrain007 Newcomer, in training Posts: 86

    Windows 7 beta was awesome and virtually bug free.
  9. magemofo

    magemofo Newcomer, in training Posts: 23

    Does this interfere with Office 2007 in any way? Can I run both of them at the same time?
  10. gobbybobby

    gobbybobby TechSpot Maniac Posts: 543

    u should be able to run both at the same time.
  11. dhanushka83

    dhanushka83 Newcomer, in training Posts: 20

    How long about trail period
     
  12. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 18,353

    Note: Beta is not exactly "Trial"
    Beta is meant for testers to test the Office version to see if it works properly



    MS info: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2009/nov09/11-18PDCKurtDelBene.mspx

    Download: http://www.microsoft.com/2010

    Release Notes: http://officebeta.microsoft.com/en-...10-beta-2-known-issuesreadme-HA101267290.aspx

    Note: You must uninstall any presently installed Office before installing this Beta version



    It will Expire on October 31,2010

    PS: RTM is Expected in June/July 2010
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