New Group Policy Administrative Template files available for download

Updates to the Group Policy Administrative Template files for the 2007 Office system are here! For more information about how to download and use the files, see Administrative Template files (ADM, ADMX, ADML) and Office Customization Tool updates. The download includes the following: Office2007GroupPolicyAndOCTSettings.xls, an Excel spreadsheet that provides information about 2007 Microsoft Office system…


Getting your users up to speed with the 2007 Office system

There are many learning resources that you can make available to your users to help your deployment of the 2007 Office system go more smoothly. These include: Office Online. Users can look up how-to information, download templates and clip art, and access many different types of learning resources. Interactive User Interface Guides. These popular downloads show…


Announcing the 2007 Microsoft Office Security Guide

The 2007 Microsoft Office Security Guide is live, and you can check it out on the TechNet Security Center. This solution accelerator can help you keep users productive and help secure your systems and data. It will help you to determine how to set the hundreds of security and privacy settings available with the 2007 Office system, balancing your organization’s requirements…


You want MOICE with that?

That’s pronounced MO-ICE. It stands for Microsoft Office Isolated Conversion Environment, and yes, you should have it. What MOICE does and why you need it MOICE uses the converters in the 2007 Office release to convert Microsoft Office binary format files (used in Office 2003 and earlier) into the Microsoft Office Open XML format. This process…


2007 Office system migration tools: OMPM

If you have a lot of files to migrate from the legacy Office binary formats to the Office Open XML formats in the 2007 Office system, try out the Office Migration Planning Manager (OMPM). You can find the documentation for OMPM at OMPM online version or OMPM downloadable book. OMPM is a set of tools that includes:…


Where is the 2007 Office Resource Kit anyway?

The short answer is: There isn’t one, exactly. Now for the long answer…. Many of the tools that were in the 2003 Office Resource Kit have been incorporated into the 2007 Office system. We made other tools freely available in the Microsoft Office Download Center. All of our documentation is available online in the Microsoft Office…


Welcome to the Office Resource Kit blog!

We are glad to have this opportunity to share our content and to get your feedback. We hope this will be a way for IT pros to share their experiences with Office client deployment and migration, as well. Who We Are We are technical writers who write for IT professionals who are deploying Office 2007. You…