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Overcoming Office 2010 Starter Purchase Problems

Most new PCs these days will come preinstalled with Microsoft's relatively new Office 2010 Starter.  This is the replacement for the frankly awful Microsoft Works and gives people a much better upgrade […]

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Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer Gets Office 365 Support

Microsoft's Remote Connectivity Analyzer is a tool for system administrators to verify that the Internet connectivity of specific Microsoft services is setup and configured properly. The online tool has been initially released […]

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Install Add-Ins to Office 2007 and Adapt Custom Functions

The Microsoft Office Suite is indispensable software for so many users. The ability to innovate custom functions in Office 2007 by installation of free add-ins is a practical advantage to anyone using […]

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Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 Released

Microsoft today has released the Office 2010 Service Pack 1 which combines improvements, new features and previously released updates in a single update pack. The update is available for free if downloaded […]

What will Office 365 Mean for Microsoft, Google and Us?

Next Tuesday Microsoft officially launches its Office 365 product.  This product, which was expected for several years before any official announcement came, is the company's new subscription service for business.  In short […]

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Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office

Update: Google Cloud Connect is no longer available. An alternative is to install Google Drive and open, edit and save documents using it in Microsoft Office. How are you managing your documents? […]


OpenOffice, LibreOffice 3.3 Final Released

Oracle, with the purchase of the software company Sun, is the current main sponsor of the Open Source project. Members of the Open Office project formed The Document Foundation back in September […]

Office Live Files, Microsoft Office Add-In

The Microsoft Office add-in, Office Live Files closes the existing gap between Microsoft's popular Office suite and their online service Office Live. You see, while it is possible to save documents to […]


Microsoft Word Free Download, Is There Such A Thing?

The majority of computer users uses computers at least partially to work with documents and spreadsheets. Microsoft Word is still one of the most popular text editing applications on the Windows operating […]

Microsoft Security Bulletin November 2010

Microsoft has released information and patches of this month's patch day. It is promising that there is no patch for Windows in this month's patch day. The three bulletins that have been […]

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Microsoft OffVis, Office Visualization Tool

OffVis, the Microsoft Office Visualization Tool, has been designed to visualize the binary file formats doc, xls or ppt. While it has been primarily created for IT professionals and security researchers, it […]

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Operations Guide For Microsoft Office 2010

Microsoft has released a second Office 2010 guide, after the previously released  Getting Started With Microsoft Office 2010 Guide. The initial guide was designed for administrators and also end users alike and […]

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Getting started with Microsoft Office 2010 Guide

Microsoft has just released a Getting started with Microsoft Office 2010 guide that gives administrators and users of Office an overview of the changes in Microsoft Office 2010. The ebook acts as […]

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Download Microsoft Office 2010 Trial

Microsoft Office 2010 has been released by Microsoft. The popular Office suite is available in three different editions in retail shops: Office Home and Business 2010, Office Home and Student 2010 and […]

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Office Web Apps on SkyDrive Launched, Offers Online Document Management

The prime choice for most users who wanted to manage documents online was up until recently Google Docs with its advanced set of features. Microsoft launched the Office Web Apps on SkyDrive […]

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Microsoft Product Key – Microsoft Office Key Remover

Office Key Remover is a small portable application for 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the Windows operating system that can be used to remove Office licensing information from the system so that […]

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Microsoft Office 2010 Download And Evaluation

Should you make the switch to Microsoft Office 2010? If you are not sure yet you could download the latest version of Microsoft Office Professional Plus to evaluate it for 60 days. […]

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MSOCache Folder Information

You might have noticed a MSOCache folder in the root directory if you have selected the option to view hidden folders in Windows Explorer. Microsoft Office creates the folder during installation to […]