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This article refers to the Microsoft Campus Agreement version of Office 2010 Professional Plus.

Under the campus agreement regular faculty and staff may download and use one copy of Office 2010 Professional Plus from the UK Download Server for use on their work machine and one copy for work at home use. Students are not eligible to download a copy of Office 2010 Professional Plus under the Campus Agreement.  However through our student agreements, students are eligible to purchase one discounted copy of Office 2010 Professional Plus from eAcademy

Obtaining Office 2010 Professional Plus

Office 2010 Professional Plus is being made available via the UK Download server to Regular University Faculty and Staff. You will need to login, wait for the eacademy logo to appear in the top right hand section of the screen, then click on the "Windows Vista, Windows 7" for the Operating System, and then click on the "Microsoft Campus Agreement" Category.

Alternatively you could just search for the term "Office 2010" without the quotes, but as software is added this will return more results.

Office 2010 Professional Plus is available in 32-Bit and 64-Bit versions. Please consult your hardware specifications to determine the correct version to use.

Microsoft strongly recommends the use of 32-bit (x86) versions of Office 2010 applications as the default option for all platforms. Learn more about the deployment considerations for x64 and x86 at TechNet.

Burning Office 2010 Professional Plus to DVD

To install Office 2010 Professional Plus, you will need to burn the ISO image to a blank 4.7gb (or greater) DVD disc. Please consult your DVD burning software for instructions specific to your application.

Product Keys

Product keys will not be provided for this product. Once machines have been connected to our network and joined to the Active Directory the system they will be able to contact our Key Management Server for the purposes of Activation. Machines must be able to contact our key management server at least once every six months in order to renew their activation.  In order to contact the KMS server your machine must be on the UK network, either physically or using a VPN connection.

For machines that are not going to be members of the University's Active Directory, you will need to manually supply the system with the Key Management Server information.

Please note:  If you are not located on the UK Network, you will still be required to use a VPN client to establish a connection to the UK Network in order to connect to the Key Management Server.

  1. Open an Administrative command prompt.
    1. Locate the Command Prompt in your Start Menu (Under All Programs, Accessories).
    2. Right Click on the icon for the command prompt.
    3. Left click on "Run As Administrator"
    4. Hit the Continue button on the User Access Control dialog.
  2. Change to the directory "cd C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\"

    1. Please note: the (x86) will only appear next to program files if you are running a 64 Bit version of Windows

  3. Run the command: "cscript ospp.vbs /sethst:" (no quotes)

    1. Please note: there is no space between /sethst: and the

    2. Run the command: "cscript ospp.vbs /act" (no quotes)

Office 2010 Professional Plus Hardware Requirements

The hardware requirements for Office 2010 Professional Plus are outlined on the Microsoft web site.

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