As of new, Windows 8.1 is the only operating system that offers compatibility for maximum number of programs and applications. Though Windows 7 is regarded as the most widely used operating system with 52 percent of the total Windows market share, it lacks compatibility such as DirectX 12 support. Interestingly, Microsoft’s new operating system Windows 8.1 is compatible with DirectX 12.
Windows 8.1 Vs Windows 10
Sources close to Microsoft help desk reveal that the tech giant will not be emphasizing on Windows 8 any longer. It is busy with modifying Windows 10. Windows 10 claims to offer a large number of features that Windows 8.1 does not offer. Sources close to Microsoft reveal that Microsoft will be releasing Office 2016 for Windows 10. It will also support existing Office versions such as Office 2010 and Office 2013.
Is Microsoft Office 2010 compatible with Windows 8?
Recent statistics indicate that Office 2010 is the most widely used office suite package right now. It is being used by a large number of users across the world. Although the Office 2013 is the most contemporary productivity applications suite for Windows 8, the Office 2010 ecosystem works better on Windows 8 operating system as well. So, if you are looking forward to installing the most compatible Office suite for your Windows 8, you can consider both Office suite 2010 as well as Office suite 2013.
System requirements for Office 2010
If your PC runs Windows 8 smoothly, it should be able to run Office 2010 as well. However, it is good that you check the system requirements for the installation of Office 2010 on your computer. Visit any Microsoft Office support forum and go to the FAQ section. Look for questions like ‘Is Microsoft Office 2010 compatible with Windows 8′ there. Such questions will cover the exact system requirement for installing Office 2010 on your Windows 8 machine
You can download Office 2010 suite online. However, you need to purchase the product key in order to activate the OS on your computer. Alternatively, you can purchase the Office 10 installation CD from Microsoft retail shop and install the software. Follow the on-screen directions carefully to complete the installation successfully.
As compared to previous Office suite versions, Office 2010 is more feature-rich and causes fewer problems. Visit Microsoft Office help page for more details about the program.