Microsoft have announced support for Office 2010 will end on 13th October 2020. There will be no extension and no extended security updates after this date.

What does this mean?

All of your Office 2010 apps will continue to function. However, you could expose yourself to serious and potentially harmful security risks.

  • Microsoft will no longer provide technical support, bug fixes, or security fixes for Office 2010 vulnerabilities which may be subsequently reported or discovered. This includes security updates which can help protect your PC from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
  • You’ll no longer receive Office 2010 software updates from Microsoft.
  • Microsoft will no longer provide phone or chat technical support for Office 2010.
  • No further updates to support content will be provided and most online help content will be retired.
  • You will also no longer be able to download Office 2010 from the Microsoft web site.

What has changed since Office 2010?

The apps you know got smarter
Bringing ideas to life is easier with Microsoft 365. Premium versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint help with built-in intelligence and let you coauthor, dictate into documents, and get real-time data.

Accomplish more, together
Easily share and collaborate with others by making edits and offering feedback in real time. Work together with others for free using Office for the web.

Always have access to your information
Access and save your files securely from anywhere on all your favourite devices with 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage.

Protect what matters most
Safeguard your digital assets with OneDrive security such as ransomware detection, password-protected sharing links, and file recovery. With Outlook.com get advanced virus and phishing protection.

What should I do next?

We recommend you upgrade Office package. Your options to upgrade will depend if you’re using Office 2010 at home or if your version of Office 2010 is a business plan managed by yourselves or iTG.
Contact our helpdesk today to discuss and plan your upgrade.

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