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Now you can reset or remove a password from a Word, Excel, or PowerPoint file—with Office 2013!
This post describes how to use the new DocRecrypt tool and your company public and private key to unlock password-protected Office 2010 or Office 2013 Word, Excel, or PowerPoint files. Password protected files with lost or forgotten passwords have plagued IT admins since the password feature was first...
24 Jan 2013
New Security Features in Office 2013 Preview
There is something security related for everyone in the new Office 2013 Preview. Simple sign gives users easy access to cloud content from within in Office. Users can create a profile, sign in one time, and then seamlessly work on and access local and cloud Office files without re-identifying themselves...
2 Aug 2012
Office Deployment Tool for Click-to-Run
Click-to-Run is a Microsoft streaming and virtualization technology that significantly reduces the time that is required to download and use Office products. Administrators who have signed up for Office 365 can use the Office Deployment Tool to stage and deploy Click-to-Run Office products from an on...
31 Jul 2012
What’s new for IT Pros in the new Office release?
We hope you’ve had a chance to try out the Consumer Preview release of the new Office, which has lots of new features and improvements to help you more easily manage your Office installations. You can find these features and improvements in What's new for IT professionals . The article summarizes...
26 Jul 2012
Service Pack 3 for Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007 is now available
The Office Sustained Engineering team has released Service Pack 3 (SP3) for Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007. For complete details, including a list of all download and description links to the SP3 packages, see Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007 Service Pack 3 Availability . In addition, the links are available...
27 Oct 2011
When you install Office 2010 SP1, SharePoint Workspace 2010 is also installed
When you install Office 2010 SP1, SharePoint Workspace 2010 is automatically installed whether or not it was part of the original installation of Office 2010. This is due to a bug that triggers the installation of SharePoint Workspace 2010. For more details and to learn how to handle this, see When you...
24 Oct 2011
Office 2010 SP1 now updates multiple languages in Office 2010 installations
An update to Service Pack 1 for Office 2010 now enables the service pack to update all language versions within multiple-language installations of Office 2010. Previously, only the English version was updated. For more information, see Office 2010 SP1 Microsoft Update Change for Language Installs .
21 Oct 2011
Windows, iPad and Android - Managing and Using Your Office Assets in a Tablet World (Part 1)
Garage Series for IT Pros
Hello and welcome to my first blog as a member of the Office IT Pro team. I used to blog quite a bit for the Windows team about fun topics such as imaging , deployment automation , physical-to-virtual OS migration and application compatibility . If you’re wondering what I am doing in Office now…...
11 Oct 2011
Hotfix in the August 2011 Cumulative Update fixes possible Outlook 2010 SP1 issues
If you’ve installed Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and are experiencing either of the following issues with Outlook 2010 SP1: Reminders display in Outlook Web App (OWA), but do not display in Outlook 2010 SP1. Outlook 2010 SP1 Sent email messages for which you’ve set Follow Up...
13 Sep 2011
Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool for Office 2010 is released
The Microsoft Service Pack Uninstall Tool for Office 2010 is now available. Administrators and advanced users in organizations that have installed Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) can use the tool to return Office 2010 to its pre-SP1 state. The Uninstall Tool enables them to uninstall the service...
23 Aug 2011
Build your own book of TechNet articles
Although the Office Resource Kit offers a set of downloadable books , we realize that there are many more possibilities for tailoring sets of articles for specific environments. So…the good news is that you can now build your own books of TechNet articles. You can pick and choose up to 100 articles...
29 Jul 2011
SP1 for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 officially released
Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 is officially released. SP1 contains new fixes for areas of each product as well as all Cumulative Updates and Public Updates that have already shipped . The fixes are contained in a downloadable spreadsheet that is useful to those testing or evaluating...
29 Jun 2011
Looking for a reference document on Access 2010 VBA?
A customer recently left the following comment in our Changes in Access 2010 topic in the Office Resource Kit: “lookin all over for a reference document on Access 2010 VBA... have an excellent one downloaded for Excel VBA but can not find Access.” You won't find VBA content in the Office...
24 Jun 2011
Having problems uninstalling Office 2010, 2007, or 2003 from the Control Panel? Use the Fix it Tool
To ensure that your Office 2010 installation works smoothly and efficiently, we recommend that before installing Office 2010, you uninstall any earlier versions of Office that may still reside on your computer. If you find that uninstalling these versions cannot be done effectively from the Control Panel...
21 Apr 2011
Office 2010 Service Pack 1 is coming soon!
Office 2010 SP1, along with SharePoint 2010 SP1, will be available mid-summer 2011. For the latest details and how you can stay connected with the release updates, see Office 2010 Service Pack 1 is Almost Here .
13 Apr 2011
Why is there a Microsoft Office 2010 Upload Center?
The Microsoft Office 2010 Upload Center enables you to monitor files that you’re uploading to a server. In particular, the Microsoft Office Upload Center uses a feature known as Efficient File Transfer (EFT) to help reduce bandwidth usage between SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 applications. After...
27 Dec 2010
TechNet Tips assist you with Office 2010 volume activation and more
If you are already familiar with Office 2010 administration and need a quick solution, TechNet Office 2010 tips will help you set up Office 2010 products and features. New tips are added periodically. The following tips can help to easily activate your Office 2010 volume licensed clients: Understand...
16 Nov 2010
Configure Office 2010 to volume activate at the same time you install a MAK key
If you are using the Office Customization Tool (OCT) to configure a Multiple Activation Key (MAK) key, you can also activate Office 2010 at the time that you install the MAK key. A MAK key is one of the methods that Office Activation Technologies provides for activating products licensed under Microsoft...
26 Oct 2010
Where did my ORK blog go?
This blog looks suspiciously different, doesn't it? What changed? Well we changed the name to better reflect the scope of what we post and to continue our alignment with the Office and Windows Springboard Series program. This is in line with the changes we've made on the Office TechCenter on TechNet...
30 Sep 2010
You asked, We answered..."Localization"
The ORK Team has been writing the content for TechNet for quite some time now, and it came our way through the usual channels, that people were wondering how does our content get into the hands of those, that English is not the first language. Do we localize our content, and if we do, how is that...
16 Feb 2010
Office 2010 Beta Resource Kit Technical Library available in Compiled Help format
The Office 2010 Beta Resource Kit library is now available as a downloadable compiled Help (.chm) file. To download this file, see Office 2010 Beta Resource Kit Technical Library in Compiled Help format ( http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=183468 ). Resources · Office 2010 Beta Resource...
10 Feb 2010
Deploying Office 2010 with multiple languages
Will you need to deploy Office 2010 with multiple languages? We have published six new and improved articles to help support you in that effort. They are: Plan for multilanguage deployment of Office 2010 This article discusses planning considerations for deploying Office 2010 with multiple languages...
19 Jan 2010
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...
17 Dec 2009
Tips for using the Outlook 2007 Security Hash Generator Tool
The Outlook 2007 Security Hash Generator Tool is used to generate a hash value to identify your Outlook COM add-in for Group Policy. If you are customizing security settings by using Group Policy, you’d need to enter the add-in name and hash value to identify that add-in as trusted by Outlook. The ORK...
23 Mar 2009
Part 2: Customize the 2007 Office system to work with a non-Microsoft e-mail application
Update April 6th: The full article is finally available on TechNet - Customize the 2007 Office system to work with a non-Microsoft e-mail application . >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>...
13 Mar 2009
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