If you have an old computer that came with Office 2010 Starter pre-installed, you might want to reinstall it on a new Windows 10 machine. Office 2010 Starter is a free version of Office that includes Word and Excel, but with limited functionality and ads. It is no longer available for download from Microsoft, but you can still use it if you have a valid license.
In this article, we will show you how to install Office 2010 Starter on Windows 10 using the SetupConsumerC2ROLW-2010 Starter-de-de.exe file. This file is a web installer that downloads the necessary files from Microsoft servers. You will need an internet connection and some patience to complete the installation.
Step 1: Download the SetupConsumerC2ROLW-2010 Starter-de-de.exe file
The SetupConsumerC2ROLW-2010 Starter-de-de.exe file is the German version of the Office 2010 Starter installer. If you need a different language, you can search for it online, but be careful to download it from a reputable source. You can find the German version here[^1^] or here[^2^]. Save the file to your desktop or a folder of your choice.
Step 2: Run the SetupConsumerC2ROLW-2010 Starter-de-de.exe file
Double-click on the SetupConsumerC2ROLW-2010 Starter-de-de.exe file to start the installation process. You might see a User Account Control prompt asking you to allow the program to make changes to your computer. Click Yes to continue.
The installer will check your system compatibility and download the required files from Microsoft servers. This might take some time depending on your internet speed and server availability. Do not close the installer window or turn off your computer during this process.
Step 3: Accept the license agreement and customize your installation
Once the download is complete, you will see a license agreement window. Read the terms and conditions and click Accept to proceed.
You will then see a window where you can customize your installation options. You can choose whether to install Office 2010 Starter for all users or only for yourself, and whether to create shortcuts on your desktop or start menu. You can also change the installation location if you want. Click Install Now to begin the installation.
Step 4: Wait for the installation to finish and activate Office 2010 Starter
The installer will copy the files to your computer and configure Office 2010 Starter. This might take a few minutes. Do not interrupt the installation or restart your computer during this process.
When the installation is done, you will see a window saying that Office 2010 Starter has been installed successfully. Click Close to exit the installer.
You will then need to activate Office 2010 Starter using your product key. You can find your product key on a sticker attached to your computer or in your documentation. If you do not have a product key, you can use Office 2010 Starter in reduced functionality mode, which allows you to view and print documents but not edit them.
To activate Office 2010 Starter, open Word or Excel and click on File > Help > Activate Product Key. Enter your product key and follow the instructions on the screen.
You have successfully installed Office 2010 Starter on Windows 10 using the SetupConsumerC2ROLW-2010 Starter-de-de.exe file. You can now use Word and Excel for basic tasks such as creating documents and spreadsheets, but keep in mind that this version of Office has limited features and ads. You might want to upgrade to a newer version of Office or use an alternative program such as LibreOffice or Google Docs. 061ffe29dd