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NOTE:  This is an old post from 2009 talking about PowerPivot v1 CTP3.  If you are looking for PowerPivot v2 CTP3 (and OF COURSE YOU ARE!), please see this post instead: 


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OK folks, everything is available as of today!  Here is a collection of the links you will need to grab PowerPivot and try it out:)

Office 2010 Beta 2

You must have the most recent Beta of Excel 2010 installed prior to installing the PowerPivot addin.

Download Here

Note:  Install 64-bit if you intend to use large data volumes.

PowerPivot for Excel 2010

This is the addin required to design PowerPivot models and reports in Excel 2010.

32-bit Public Download

64-bit Public Download

Note:  the addin must match the architecture of the Office build installed – 32- or 64-bit

(Once you have Excel 2010 and the addin installed, you are good to go.  You don’t need to install SharePoint or the SharePoint addin below until you are ready to try out the server story.)

SharePoint 2010 Beta 2

MSDN Subscribers Download Here

PowerPivot for SharePoint 2010

This is the SharePoint addin that allows you to publish, share, and manage PowerPivot reports.  Requires SharePoint 2010 Beta 2, above.

MSDN Download Here

TechNet Download Here

On both sites, expand Servers, then look for SQL Server 2008 R2 – that contains the PowerPivot SharePoint addin.

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Rob Collie

One of the founding engineers behind Power Pivot during his 14-year career at Microsoft, and creator of the world’s first cloud Power Pivot service, Rob is one of the foremost authorities on self-service business intelligence and next-generation spreadsheet technology.

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