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Office 365 - Microsoft Office 2010 for Windows path to retirement

Important: Beginning October 13, 2015, Office 2010 for Windows will no longer be available for installation from the Office 365 environment.

How does this affect you?

You will no longer see Office 2010 for Windows as an option for download through the Office 365. For those of you who already have Office 2010 for Windows installed, Microsoft will provide customer support and troubleshooting through October 13, 2015 (Extended Support End Date: 10/13/2020).

Should I upgrade to Office 2016?

Yes. The newest version provides a better user experience (including enhanced features), receives the latest security updates and enhancements, and DoIT will provide complete support.

What do you need to do to prepare for this change?

We recommend users install Office 2016 for Windows to have the latest and greatest features and support. To install Office 2016 on your Windows PC, in the Office 365 go to Settings > Office 365 settings > Software. Note: Review system requirements prior to installing Office 2016.




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Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2017-06-22 07:30 CSTUpdated:2017-06-22 07:38 CST
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store, Office 365
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