Download Office 2010 tool : Office Environment Assessment Tool (OEAT)


Microsoft released environment scanning tool as download for the Assessment planning. As you know the goal of the assessment planning phase is to determine the techniques that will be used to discover applications and customizations that could be affected by an Office upgrade.This tool (along with documentation) assists a customer in the assessment phase of deployment.

It identifies:

  • Currently installed applications and installation environment
  • Add-ins currently in use by Office clients
  • Programs that are not registered as add-ins but still interact with Office programs
  • Reports:
    • Environmental assessment (potential upgrade issues)
    • Add-ins assessment–list of third party programs and information about the compatibility of those programs with Microsoft Office 2010

This tool collects information for the following Office applications:

  • Microsoft Office 97, Microsoft Office 2000, Microsoft Office XP, Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 Microsoft Office system, Microsoft Office 2010

In addition, you must have the following applications installed:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, Microsoft Office Excel 2007 (-OR-) Microsoft Excel 2010
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