in addition to what Brian has mentioned, do you have issues downloading the installation file from the internet or installing Office 2010 using the downloaded installation file?
Do you have a previous version of Office installed on the system?
If you are having issues downloading Office 2010, mention where are you trying to download the Office 2010 installation file from?
You may also post the exact error message with the associated error code as well.
You may also check if the troubleshooting steps in the following thread help, it is for Office 2007, but should work for Office 2010 as well:
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