Hamilton College subscribes to the Microsoft Campus Agreement volume licensing program for the Microsoft Office applications used on campus (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). This agreement includes “Work at Home” rights for Office according to the following terms and conditions:
Faculty and staff who are licensed to use the particular product at school, have the right to run one copy of that product on a home PC that they own or lease for school-related purposes only. (Microsoft Campus and School v.3.2b, 2004).
Your DVD is good for two installations: the original installation on your home machine and a reinstall if necessary.
Please do not use this DVD to install Microsoft Office on your college-owned computer.
NOTE: If you received three discs in your “at home” CD/DVD pack, please use the DVD labeled Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 (Product Key Required). The other two discs are for installing Microsoft Lync 2010 and Microsoft Business Contact Manager 2010.
Processor 500 megahertz (MHz) processor or higher
Operating System Windows XP (with SP3), Vista (with SP1) or 7
Memory 512 MB RAM
Disk Space Minimum 3.5 GB of hard-disk space required
Disk Drive DVD drive
Note: Office 2010 does not run on the Microsoft Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows 2000, or Windows NT operating systems.
On the back of the DVD sleeve you will find a 25 character alphanumeric code called a product key, similar to the one shown below. Keep this product key in a safe place, it is a unique code needed to install Office and to verify your license with Microsoft.
Before installing Office 2010, you must uninstall any older versions of Microsoft Office currently installed on your computer. If you do not have an older version of Office on your computer, skip ahead to the Install Office 2010 section. If you do have an older version of Office on your computer, uninstall it as follows:
We recommend a custom installation to provide the necessary tools, templates, and text converters you are accustomed to using on your college-owned computer.
|Office 2010 Component||Description||Recommended|
|Microsoft InfoPath||Electronic Forms||User Choice|
|Microsoft OneNote||Free-form Data Organizer||User Choice|
|Microsoft Outlook||Email Client||User Choice|
|Microsoft Publisher||Desktop Publishing||User Choice|
|Microsoft SharePoint||Workspace Document Collaboration||No|
|Microsoft Visio Viewer||Diagram software (viewer only)||User Choice|
|Microsoft Word||Word Processor||Yes|
|Office Shared Features||Features shared by multiple components||Yes|
|Office Tools||Features shared by multiple components||Yes|