Quick tips for the Office Customization Tool (OCT)

For those of you not familiar with the Office Customization Tool (OCT), it is your main tool for unified setup, customization, and maintenance of the Office 2007 system. It’s free and comes with the volume licensed version of the 2007 Office system. It’s not in the Office Resource Kit…because the 2007 Office Resource Kit is…


Office 2007 deployment scripts

I received a question about deployment scripts for Office 2007. I’m not one of The Scripting Guys, but I think I can at least point you in the right direction. If you are automating a deployment of Office 2007 with scripts, see our ORK article, Setup command-line options for the 2007 Office system. Note that…


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…