ORK 2007 books now on Amazon

Do you ever wish you could order up content from the Office Resource Kit in a professionally bound format?  Well now you can!   Our downloadable books for Office 2007 deployment and administration are now also available on Amazon.com.  Find them, along with other great books about Office, in the Office IT Pro Bookstore (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=179990). …


Use System Center Essentials 2010 (Beta) to Deploy Office 2010 (Beta)

Hello, I’m posting a draft copy of this article in order to receive your feedback before the article is published in the Office 2010 Beta Resource Kit on Microsoft TechNet, located here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc303401(office.14).aspx. I would greatly appreciate your input. For example, is the information adequate? Do you like the layout? What improvements would you suggest? Thank-you for taking the…


Office 2010 64-bit editions

Processors that are 64-bit are quickly becoming the standard for systems ranging from servers to desktop computers. The 64-bit systems can use more virtual and physical memory than 32-bit processors. This allows users to work with much larger data sets than they could previously, to analyze and solve large computational problems. Office 2010 introduces native…


New forum for Office 2010 volume activation

Since the November 18 launch of the Microsoft Office 2010 public beta, many of you have installed and activated the Volume License version of Office 2010. The volume activation process is evolving with each new version of Office; to provide answers to issues and questions, there is now a public forum on TechNet dedicated to…


What’s new for IT professionals in Office 2010

Office 2010 provides new features and improvements that help IT administrators configure, validate, deploy, and protect their Office installations. The following sections discuss changes in these areas and provide links to resources:   Licensing and volume activation Office 2010 64-bit editions Security changes Office Customization Tool changes Application-specific changes and application compatibility Licensing and volume activation…


Technical diagrams available for Office 2010

Wouldn’t you prefer looking at a nice poster over reading a wall of text?  We have some posters that can help you plan for your Office 2010 deployment.    These include: ·        Deployment options for Office 2010 ·        Deploy Multilanguage packs for Office 2010 ·        64-bit client installation of Office 2010 ·        Virtualization architecture overview…


How to import Outlook Data Files (.pst) – the files formally known as Personal Folder Files (.PST)

If you upgrade from Outlook 2007 to Outlook 2010, your .pst files will auto-magically be imported into your Outlook profile.  You don’t need to do anything (beyond upgrading) to get them there.   If you want to do a clean install where you uninstall Outlook and then install Outlook 2010, you may need to manually…


TechNet Office 2010 Beta documentation

Yes, this is why we’ve been so quiet lately – we haven’t been napping all these months!  As you may have noticed from the previous post (and tweets), Office 2010 (Beta) content is now on TechNet.  More content will be published over the next weeks and months.    Here are the new sites to check…


Office 2010 public beta announcement

Here is the official word folks! Today, Microsoft is releasing the public beta of Office 2010, SharePoint Server 2010, Visio 2010, Project 2010, and Office Web Apps for business customers.  Millions of people can download the beta at www.microsoft.com/2010 (or from TechNet: http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9695128). Office Mobile 2010 has also reached the public beta milestone and is now…