However, Microsoft is only allowing certain software programs to be considered upgradable through your program including the following versions of Office 2007:
How exactly does the program work?
Customers who purchase Office Home and Student, Standard, Small Business, Professional or Publisher 2007 can upgrade to that a similar version of Office 2010 when released. Standard and Small Business editions will be upgraded to Home and Business & Professional edition.
Customers will be able to download – or order a DVD for a small fee – when Office 2010 is available to the public. Customers must also purchase one of the above versions of Office 2007 from an authorized dealer.
Consumers will still be eligible for a free upgrade with or without a new purchase of a PC, between March 5 and September 30th. Office 2007 sales and activations must take place during this time frame, in order to qualify for the free upgrade.
A complete list of Office 2010 application include:
* Microsoft Access 2010
* Microsoft Excel 2010
* Microsoft InfoPath Designer 2010
* Microsoft InfoPath Filler 2010
* Microsoft OneNote 2010
* Microsoft Outlook 2010
* Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
* Microsoft Publisher 2010
* Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010
* Microsoft Word 2010
* Office Communicator 2010
Other updated products include:
* Microsoft Visio 2010 (not included in any Office 2010 Package)
* Microsoft Project 2010 (not included in any Office 2010 Package)