Office 2010 requires Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Runtime (version 9.0.30729). Once it is installed, you can check the Control Panel to ensure that the correct version of Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable was installed.
You can check for the presence of the correct version by WMI by querying against the Win32_Product object. To do this use a script similar to the following:
The correct version of Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable can be downloaded directly from Microsoft at the following link: