Category Archives: Microsoft

Convert old Office files to the 2007 version

If you’ve recently upgraded to Microsoft Office 2007 and want to quickly convert your old Office documents to the Office 2007 format, click here for step-by-step instructions. This is a great way to avoid manually updating every file separately.
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Office 2007 incompatibility with older versions

If you’ve ever sent a document created in a Microsoft Office 2007 program (Word 2007, for example) to someone who had an older version of the program and they got back to you saying they couldn’t open it, here are two quick and helpful tips: You could pass along this link so the recipient could download […]
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Outlook Tip for Large Attachments

If you ever find that your Outlook inbox has too many emails with large, unneeded attachments, there is a simple way to delete only the attached file, while still keeping the original email message. Not only does this process allow you to keep solely the information that you need, but it is also a good […]
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Window’s Vista Service Pack 1 Now Available

Windows’ Vista Service Pack 1 is available for free download from Windows Update or Microsoft Download Center. Microsoft says SP1 will bring “improvements that address many key pieces of customer feedback, especially in the areas of performance and reliability.” Download it now from Windows Update or you can get it here:
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New Wireless Desktop from Microsoft

Microsoft has unveiled their latest keyboard design – the Wireless Laser Desktop 7000 (available in April). The 7000 bundle includes a 2.4GHz wireless keyboard and the previously available 7000 wireless laser mouse. It was designed for Microsoft Vista and also features the Comfort Curve design, which provides a more comfortable and natural feel, facilitating healthier […]
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Vista Service Pack Expected In January

The first service pack for Windows Vista is on its way — PC Magazine has reviewed a beta version of the update. Reviewer Neil Randall found the service pack to be a solid update of the current version of Vista, with noticeable improvements in speed. Once the service pack is released, it will become available […]
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