The Office 2010 suite consists of several very powerful applications (programs), each with its own features and interface. To work with an application, you need to start it. All the Office applications are available from the Start menu in Windows.

To start any of the applications, click the Start button. Click All Programs. Click Microsoft Office. Click the Office application you want to start.


After you start the application, you can do the following tasks:

  • Write letters, reports, and newsletters.

  • Track bank account balances and investments.

  • Create presentations to support speeches and meetings.

  • Send and receive e-mail.