Monthly Archives: December 2010

Microsoft Retires "Office Genuine Advantage" Program

Buried in Knowledge Base Article KB917999 pertaining to Office validation error code: 0x8018111″ — is this comment: KB917999 – The Office Genuine Advantage (“OGA”) program has been retired.

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Microsoft Releases Access Database Engine 2010 Redistributable

Microsoft Access Database Engine 2010 Redistributable installs a set of components that facilitate the transfer of data between existing Microsoft Office files such as Microsoft Office Access 2010 (*.mdb and *.accdb) files and Microsoft Office Excel 2010 (*.xls, *.xlsx, and *.xlsb) … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Updated Security Essentials Version 2

Ignore that this new (12/16/2010) Microsoft Download Page states this is Security Essentials Version 1 – both these 32 & 64 bit versions of Security Essentials are indeed Microsoft’s new Version 2.0 Version 2.0 Updates: Better Protection Against Web Based … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases HTML5 Extension for Windows Media Player Firefox Plug-in

The HTML5 Extension for Windows Media Player Firefox Plug-in is an add-on that enables Firefox users to play H.264-encoded videos on HTML5 pages by using the built-in capabilities found in Windows 7. This Extension adds to the functionality of the … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s FuseLabs Releases "Montage" – Visual Method of Sharing Web Searches

Microsoft’s FuseLabs has released Montage – “It’s what’s cool on the Web; all in one place and made by YOU.” Montage is a flexible web-based service that makes it fun and easy to create and share a visual album of … Continue reading

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Microsoft Research Labs Release Diff-IE Add-on for Internet Explorer

Diff-IE Add-on for Internet Explorer is a prototype that highlights the changes to a page since the last time you visited it and enables you to view and compare previously cached versions of the page. When changes are made obvious, … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Visio Shapes for SharePoint Server, Project Server, Search Server, & Office

Visio shapes for SharePoint Server, Project Server, Search Server, and Office posters zip file of Microsoft Visio stencils to create your own diagrams for models of server deployments. For examples of how the IT pro content publishing team for Microsoft … Continue reading

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