Questions and answers.

Will Microsoft 2010 starter work on XP?

: No. Office Ms Starter is only for Vista, 7 & 8.0 . If you need an office version for XP see Go-office in our listings, this will do the same job as Microsoft office and is a full version.

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Do I have to remove office trial?


Yes (if you see this message) : error message : This action is only valid for products that are currently installed.

See link : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2674519

Office 2010 starter will not install over top of another version of office including trial versions. Office trial should be uninstalled prior to installing Starter. this will not delete you personal files.

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Will Office starter work on Windows 8.1?

According to microsoft Yes (see here) but it seems you might need a patch.

As soon as i find the patch i will post it here to download : Link to patch

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other info

INSTALLING Microsoft Office Starter 2010

SETUP for Windows 7
Setup is straightforward.
Make sure that you are connected to the internet, insert the disc and click on "Install on Windows 7" button.

INSTALLING Microsoft Office Starter 2010
SETUP for Windows Vista
Setup is straightforward.
Make sure that you are connected to the internet, insert the disc and click on "Install on Vista" button.

Once it's finished you'll find your Programs menu ( click , and then ‘All Programs’ ) has a new
"Microsoft Office Starter" group, with links to Excel and Word Starter 2010, as well as a few other tools
(Clip Organizer, Picture Manager and so on).

 

INSTALLING Windows 8 (standard not 8.1 or above)
Make sure no other version of Office is on this computer. Then, after inserting the disc:

1.click on "Install on Vista" button
2. start the installation of Office Starter by RIGHT clicking on “Word&Excel2010.exe” and choosing “Run as
Administrator…”. from the right button options.

Let the installation finish. You actually won’t see a window that says “Installation
Completed”, but it’s not a very long process and a reboot isn’t required.

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A Photo of my Screen that shows Office Starter on Windows 8

on win 8

 

Orange Icons after a windows automatic update

I have helped several customers over the past few days with this issue. Here is a video of how I've been fixing the problem. Hope it helps.

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Can I disable the adverts?

Your not suposed to, but i belive you can See Here

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occasionally some PCs exhibit an error when launching Office 2010 Starter (which is preinstalled on many new PCs). The error is worded as such:

“Click2Run Configuration Failure”

For a solution please Click Here

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Update and Workaround for the Office File Associations Bungle

Office 2010 Starter Edition: File type associations missing after September 2013 Update