Monthly Archives: March 2009

Microsoft Releases “Sloob” Instead of “Slola”

  I’ve already whined about "Why Microsoft Engineers Should Not Name Products" — Microsoft employees write brilliant software; but with names like Snarf, Phlat and Glee. . .they could obviously use some help naming their software.   Recently one of my favorite Microsoft … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Windows 7 Security Software Partners Provide Free Beta Trials

  My friend Mike asked if there were AntiVirus & Security software compatible with Windows 7 — the answer of course, is –Yes! AVG Internet Security – Comprehensive real-time protection against all internet threats (including antivirus and antispyware. ($54.99 or … Continue reading

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Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Software & Resources

Internet Explorer 8 is Microsoft’s latest version of the familiar web browser you are most comfortable using, helping you get everything you want from the web faster, easier, more privately and securely than ever before. . .   Faster – Internet … Continue reading

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Microsoft to Release Internet Explorer 8 Today

  REDMOND, Wash. — March 18, 2009 "Today Microsoft Corp. announced the availability of Windows Internet Explorer 8, the new Web browser that offers the best solution for how people use the Web today. It can be downloaded in 25 … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope Now Available Online

  Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope desktop program still has a "better" experience than this new online (within your browser) offering — but this project never stops amazing me. (Thanks Damaster) WorldWide Telescope Online Features:   Access to hundreds of terabytes of … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Codeplex Releases “Outlook Attachment Reminder”

  How often have you sent an email and forgot to include your file attachment(s)?? Outlook Attachment Reminder‘s logic is very simple: it searches for words like attachment, attached etc. and if they exist, it checks if there are any … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s MSDN Recommends Free Financial Calculator Templates for Excel 2007

  Microsoft’s Template Partner, Vertex42, has released eight free financial calclators to help you "know what your money is up to."   These calculators work in Excel 2003 and Excel 2007 can make quick work of tracking and forecasting home … Continue reading

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How to: Install Office Communicator 2007 on Windows 7

  MSDN Blogger, Jason Ward, has solved the problem of installing the Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 on Windows 7. You need to first install Hotfix KB 957465. –> Download Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 Hotfix KB 957465 Click Here for All … Continue reading

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Microsoft Blogger Recommends Free “ClearContext” Personal Organizer Add-in for Outlook 2007

  ClearContext Personal– a free Outlook add-in to organize your email and make your inbox better.  (Thanks Roberto) Instantly file and organize email ClearContext keeps your messages organized by automatically suggesting the right folders to instantly file messages and entire … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Codeplex Releases “Inbox Zero” AutoArchive Add-in for Outlook 2007

  Loosely based upon Merlin Mann’s "Inbox Zero" Speech, the AutoArchive Add-in for Outlook 2007 helps provide you with the 5 ways to deal with email. Delete / Archive Delegate Respond Defer Do –> Download "Inbox Zero" Outlook 2007 Add-in   Click … Continue reading

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