Now that the Beta of Office 2010 is publicly available, anyone can try the Office Web Apps on Windows Live as follows :

1) Download the Office 2010 beta, installing it onto your PC

2) Save a document to SkyDrive from Office 2010 :

    • Open or create a document in Word, Excel or PowerPoint 2010 on your PC
    • Click File, Share, then ‘Save to SkyDrive’ to store your document on SkyDrive, the free storage service on Windows Live
    • Click Sign In, enter your Windows Live ID and password, and click OK. If you use Hotmail, Messenger, or Xbox Live, you already have a Windows Live ID. If you don’t have one, click Sign Up to create a new Windows Live ID
    • Select a folder in SkyDrive and click Save As.  Type a name for your file and click Save.  The document is now saved on SkyDrive.  Click File and Close


3) View document on Skydrive :

    • From your Web browser, visit  If prompted, enter your Windows Live ID and password and click Sign in
    • Select the folder where you saved your document.  Click the filename and then select View
    • You will be prompted to read and accept the terms of use.  When you click Accept, you can use Office Web Apps to access and share your document online.


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