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Pre-Loaded Microsoft Office Starter 2010

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I had to reinstall my OS on my Dell computer thats only 6 weeks old, now I can not find the Pre-Loaded Microsoft Office Starter 2010 that came with the computer, its not on dells download page or on the discs I recieved form Dell, is there any way I can upload it again. Thanks

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  • Do you mean the "trial" version that is on most new PC's?  You can download a free Microsoft Office Trial version that is good for 30 or 60 days, the same as the one Dell loads on new PC's directly from Microsoft.

    How did you reinstall?  The best way is with the Dell PC Restore, recovery partition on the hard drive.  It restores the PC to the original factory condition and no discs are needed.   F8 at power on accesses the PC Restore. 

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    Home Built PC with Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H motherboard, i7 3770 CPU,  Windows 7 64 bit Home/Win 8.1.  SSD drive.  Sonar X3c 64 bit Recordng Software.

     

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  • It was the pre-loaded version that I paid for when I ordered the PC, I also tryed the F8 key to get into the recovery partition on the hard drive but it doesen`t seem to work, I am useing windows 7 ultimate 64 bit.

  • Since it is a full, extra cost, version, you will have to contact Dell to get the Installation disc and the product key.  In the US you only have a very limited time (30 days) to request this from Dell.   After 30 days (US Customers) Dell will not do anything and this is well documented on this forum.

    As far as the recovery partition, that would not do you any good, for MS Office, as you would need the Install disc and product key to reinstall. 

    The "F8" must be pressed at power on and BEFORE Windows starts. 

    I am not a Dell Employee

    Dell forum member since 2002

    Home Built PC with Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H motherboard, i7 3770 CPU,  Windows 7 64 bit Home/Win 8.1.  SSD drive.  Sonar X3c 64 bit Recordng Software.

     

    Member of Nashville based R.O.P.E.

  • Starter Version does not cost anything and is very similar to the Trial Version but has only Word and Excel in crippled versions. It doesn't come with a disk and it cannot be reinstalled. It is only provided to manufacturers to load on new computers as a substitute for Works. More info HERE.

  • Looks like it can be downloaded and installed see here.

    Philip Yip

     

    Windows Reinstallation Guide and Related Wikies See here for other wikies such as Customising and Using Windows 8.1, Dell Wireless Cards and Unofficial Drivers.

  • natakuc4

    Looks like it can be downloaded and installed see here.

    That's a good find, downloaded it, and it works.

          

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  • Yeah I have added the links to my wikis now. I think I have pieced together almost everything for a clean install of 7. Still can't find official Vista SP2 .isos available to the public however.

    Philip Yip

     

    Windows Reinstallation Guide and Related Wikies See here for other wikies such as Customising and Using Windows 8.1, Dell Wireless Cards and Unofficial Drivers.