Office 2010 printing errors with Calibri font: an alternative

  This blog post presents an alternative solution to the issue described in the KB article 2592142.   Symptom Consider the following scenario: Client computers that print through a print server using Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008 as a platform may encounter printing errors or incorrect output when they have an Office 2010 application installed….


Office 2010 – Deploying custom fonts across all applications

In an enterprise environment, you may want to customize your fonts across all Office applications. Here is a list of all Office 2010 applications and the possibility to set the custom font. For WORD, the custom font is customized via the Normal.dotm template, located at %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Templates. Navigate to this location, right click on the template…


You may receive "Unreadable Content" when opening files from within Excel 2007, if you have a shellstreams.dll file

by Andrei Dikai During November 2012, it has come to our attention that an increasing amount of customers have problems with unexplainable “Unreadable Content” error messages when opening files from within Excel 2007:”Excel found unreadable content in <filename.xslx>. Do you want to recover the contents of this workbook? If you trust the source of this workbook,…


OSPPSVC.exe causes high CPU load on terminal server with Remote Desktop Services (terminal server)

Consider this scenario: –       Windows Server OS with RDS enabled (e.g. Citrix XenApp Platform) –       Office 2010 ProPlus installed locally –       An additional Office 2010 application (e.g. Visio 2010 or Project 2010) is installed as virtualized application. For this example let’s refer to Visio Premium 2010 as virtualized application.  The additional virtualized Office 2010 application is implemented following…

Office2010 – Document Building Blocks increase the size of the Roaming Profiles in a Terminal Server environment

  In a Terminal Server environment you might be interested in limiting the size of the Roaming Profiles. This is a common scenario and can be implemented per GPO.   Let’s say you limit the size of a Roaming Profile to 30 MB and you have for instance 4 Language Packs installed. The Profiles’ size…


AutoRecovery in Word 2010

If you are interested in how Office 2010 saves you from data loss, you can read the following articles:Turn on AutoRecover and AutoSave to protect your files in case of a crashUse the Document Recovery task pane to recover your filesRecover earlier versions of a file in Office 2010If these links did not help you,…