Microsoft Office 2010 won't be released untill june 2010, but the beta is already available, for free. I took the liberty to download the new Office child from and installed it on my laptop.
Post Installtion Information to read
Microsoft posted a short list of Frequently asked questions about 2010 and the installation, you can read here:
Upgrade or Side-to-side installation
I didn't want to loose my installed 2007 version so I choose the customize button instead of the upgrade button.Then changed the settings to co-exist and finally changed the installation folder to C:\program files\Office2010 instead of C:\program files\Office.After several seconds the instalation was completed and I needed to reboot windows.
Outlook 2007 and 2010 cannot run side by side. This is also the fact for Groove 2007 and his 2010 versions called ‘SharePoint Workspace’.
Look and feel & first Impressions
The layout is soft and flat
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