Nick MacKechnie

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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Productivity Hub for end user training

    Microsoft has developed the Productivity Hub to help support your ongoing end user training efforts. The Hub is a SharePoint Server 2007 site collection that serves as a learning community and is fully customizable. It provides a central place for your training efforts, and includes training content...
  • Blog Post: SAP shipped support for IE 8 and Office 2007 Formats with SAP GUI SP 13

    Hi All, SAP released SP13 for SAP GUI beginning of May. With this service pack SAP announced two important updates: · Support of IE 8 in SAP GUI, see SAP note 66971 “Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 is supported by SAP GUI for Windows 7.10 as of patch level 13.” · Support for Office 2007 files (*.docx and...
  • Blog Post: 2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 2 (SP2) has been released

    Hi All. We recently released Service pack 2 for the Microsoft Office 2007 suite. The details below outline both an overview description and technical details of the release as well as the download points. Technical details about the 2007 Microsoft Office System Service Pack 2 (SP2) releases http://support...
  • Blog Post: Service Pack 2 for the 2007 Microsoft Office System due to ship April 28th

    Last October, we announced the upcoming release of the 2nd service pack for the 2007 Microsoft Office System and the 2007 Microsoft Office servers. Today, we’re happy to provide both a formal release date, and more details on what you should expect to see in SP2. A fair amount has been said about SP2...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the release of the Security Compliance Management Toolkit Series

    Hi All, The Security Compliance Management Toolkit series marks the next generation of the Microsoft Security Guides by automating the included security baselines.  This release includes updated security guides, pre-defined group policies, the GPOAccelerator tool, and Configuration Packs to help...
  • Blog Post: Connecting With Excel Services in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 to Create a Controller Workspace

    Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of Connecting With Excel Services in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 to Create a Controller Workspace, which discusses how Microsoft IT created a centralized user interface platform, called Controller Workspace, that enables users to...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint / Project Server / Search Updates

    This morning we released to web three new important updates that affect SharePoint Server 2007 , Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 , Project Server 2007 , Search Server 2008 , Search Server 2008 Express and Project Professional 2007 . The Infrastructure Update for Microsoft Office Servers (KB951297) applies...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Expands List of Formats Supported in Microsoft Office

    REDMOND, Wash. — May 21, 2008 — Microsoft Corp. is offering customers greater choice and more flexibility among document formats, as well as creating additional opportunities for developer and competitors, by expanding the range of document formats supported in its flagship Office productivity...
  • Blog Post: Office Interactive command guides and viewers to ease your upgrade to 2007

    Hi All, Here is a list of all guides and viewers for Office 2003 while you are test and deploy Office 2007 in your environment. 1. Excel 2007 Guide: Excel 2003 to Excel 2007 interactive command reference guide 2. PowerPoint 2007 Guide: PowerPoint 2003 to PowerPoint 2007 interactive command reference...
  • Blog Post: Office Labs Community Clips: Help Videos from the Office User Community

    I’d like to make you aware of a new Microsoft service called Community Clips from Microsoft Office Labs. This site contains helpful Videos created and uploaded by the community of Microsoft Users. http://communityclips.officelabs.com/Default.aspx
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Visio Toolbox

    Hi All, For those of that use Visio and have had the opportunity to move to Visio 2007 Professional, I wanted to bring this site to your attention and point you to a collection of sweet Visio Connectors that can help improve your view and assist you in managing your environment. Here is a brief synopsis...
  • Blog Post: 2007 Office System Converter: Microsoft Filter Pack

    Hi, Brief Description This download will install and register IFilters with the Microsoft Windows Indexing Service. These IFilters are used by Microsoft Search products to index the contents of specific document formats. Overview This download will install and register IFilters with the Windows...
  • Blog Post: New Zealand time zone differs between Windows Vista and down-level Windows OSes - 1st of January is approaching!

    Hi All, We sent this information out in September during the mad rush of customers preparing for the Daylight Savings change, however this may have fallen off the radar for customers running Vista and Outlook. Customers running Windows Vista and Outlook will need to rebase their calendars again after...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Office System 2007 - Service Pack 1 Released

    Hi All, The 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 1 delivers important customer-requested stability and performance improvements, while incorporating further enhancements to user security. This service pack also includes all of the updates released for the 2007 Office suite prior to December...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the 2007 Microsoft Office Security Guide

    Hi All, With hundreds of security and privacy settings, the 2007 Microsoft® Office release is the most secure version of Microsoft Office ever. To help customers quickly and easily deploy security configurations for Office across their organizations, the Solution Accelerators—Security and Compliance...
  • Blog Post: Office 2007 Group Policy settings now available

    Hi All, The GPO settings have now been released for download. Follow the link below and this will take you to the download page. The download contains an .xls with all of the Office 2007 GPO settings as well as the updated ADM templates. 2007 Office System Administrative Templates (ADM) SP1...
  • Blog Post: Fix for issue in Excel 2007 involving calculation of numbers around 65,535

    You may have recently read of an issue in Excel 2007 involving calculation of numbers around 65,535 where Excel 2007 would return a value of 100,000 instead of 65,535. Excel incorrectly displays the result of a calculation in 12 very specific cases. The key here is that the issue is actually not in the...
  • Blog Post: Outlook 2007 Performance Patch

    This update fixes a problem in which a calendar item that is marked as private is opened if it is found by using the Search Desktop feature. The update also fixes performance issues that occur when you work with items in a large .pst file or .ost file. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx...
  • Blog Post: Deploying Groove Server 2007 and Groove 2007 at Microsoft Technical White Paper

    Detailed description of the worldwide Microsoft Office Groove 2007 deployment, which has resulted in a worldwide user base of over 60,000, and a strong and stable hosted and on-site server infrastructure. The Groove 2007 server environment integrates directly with Active Directory, requires little administration...
  • Blog Post: Outlook 2007 PDF Previewer handler

    If you are annoyed that all other attachments can be previewed in Outlook except PDF, download and install this MSDN pack of preview handlers – it includes all key previewers that work both in Outlook 2007 and in Vista File Explorer. If you want to understand how this stuff works: http://msdn.microsoft...
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