Office IT Pro Blog

News and tips for IT professionals who plan, implement, and maintain Office.
  • What Document Inspector doesn't catch

    Document Inspector--a privacy feature in the 2007 Office system--is a convenient tool for removing private or personal information (often known as metadata) from Excel 2007, PowerPoint 2007, and Word 2007 files. However, as an out-of-the-box-solution...
  • Office 2007 installed on retail computers is usually a trial version

    From time to time, we receive comments on our articles asking a variant of the question, “Where is my product key?” These comments are typically from retail customers whose trial version of Office 2007 has expired and is now asking them for a product...
  • 2007 Office ribbon and toolbar learning resources

    The Office team has just launched the Office 2007 ribbon and toolbar portal (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/products/FX102774021033.aspx) to help users discover the learning resources and tools available for the ribbon and toolbar. The portal highlights...
  • Security updates for July 2009

    On Tuesday, July 14th, 2009, Microsoft released a security update for Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 (KB969693) which addresses a security vulnerability. The update is described in security bulletin MS09-030 . For complete details, see Microsoft Security...