November 28, 2018


In this chapter, we will understand how to get started with PowerPoint 2010. We will understand how to start PowerPoint 2010 application in simple steps. To access PowerPoint 2010, you must have Microsoft Office 2010 installed in your PC. Only Office 2010 Home and Student, Home and Business, Standard, Professional and Professional Plus packages have PowerPoint included in them. Other packages may have a viewer, but you cannot create presentations with them.

Step 1 − Click the Start button.

Windows Start Button

Step 2 − Click All Programs option from the menu.

Windows All Programs

Step 3 − Search for Microsoft Office from the sub menu and click it.

Microsoft Office 2010

Step 4 − Search for Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 from the submenu and click it.

Microsoft Office 2010

This will launch the Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 application and you will see the following presentation window.

Microsoft Office 2010