Office 2010 RTM available via TechNet Download NOW!

I was surfing around the web and noticed this article from COMPUTERWORLD:  MSDN, TechNet get Office 2010 this week .  With me being a TechNet subscriber, I was interested and checked out the article, and just saw tweets from Paul Thurrott and Mary Jo Foley mentioning about the download.

Upon further review of the article, I saw this, right in the beginning of the article:

Subscribers to Microsoft Corp.'s developer and IT professional services are first in line to get Office 2010, which will be released to MSDN and TechNet on Thursday, the company has confirmed.

MSDN (Microsoft Developer Network) and TechNet subscribers can download the production versions of Office 2010 starting April 22, five days before volume license customers with Software Assurance will be able to obtain the new application suite.

Well today being April 22nd, I decided to check for myself and sure enough, guess what I saw in the TechNet Subscribers download center? 

Yup that is right I saw Office 2010 RTM (x86 and X64), happily downloading now!

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If you want to attend a live launch event, please check out this post for cities and dates: Congratulations Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 RTM and come learn about it at Launch!

Comments (2)

  1. JP White says:

    I’m glad I signed up as a new Technet member recently. The ability to access Office 2010 even before SA customers is a tremendous perk.

    Currently one is limited to one Product Key but that will expanded to a larger number (probably 10) after April 30th.

  2. J S Roaf says:

    Oops! Missed the cutoff. Is the discount being renewed, or offered again?

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