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Office 2007


September 22, 2011  11:32 AM

What to Watch Out for When Migrating to Office 365

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Microsoft, Office 2007, office 2010, Office 365

In this guest blog post, Jeremy Thake, enterprise architect and Microsoft Sharepoint MVP at Avepoint looks at how to move onto Office 365.

May 12, 2010  9:40 AM

Office 2010 arrives: time to upgrade…maybe

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Office 2007, office 2010, OpenOffice

Later today MS will officially launch Office 2010. So should you upgrade? As our reviewer Tim Andserson, points out, the biggest barrier to upgrading is the existing 2007...


January 15, 2010  10:58 PM

Office 2007 Deployment: One Year On (Improvements on the deployment process)

phughes2 Profile: phughes2
Office 2007

Hello again dear CW Blog readers, it's been almost a year since the initial series of posts describing a automated method of deploying Office 2007 via your KIX-Based logon scripts, complete with additional items of interest surrounding the customisation of the Office Ribbon itself to allow you...


February 19, 2009  12:24 PM

Office 2007 Deployment: Results

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Office 2007, Testing

Now there has been some time between the script being created and tested, let's go through some of the results we had from the testing and what kind of issues did occur as a result of installing Office in this fashion.


February 10, 2009  4:47 PM

Office 2007 Deployment: The Main Script Part 5

phughes2 Profile: phughes2
Office 2007, Security, VSTO

And now we reach the point where we install those Ribbon customisations. Now last time, I left Part 4 of the Main Script entry with the question of what could make the install...


February 5, 2009  11:39 AM

Office 2007 Deployment: The Main Script Part 4

phughes2 Profile: phughes2
Office 2007, VSTO

And so now we come to what some people would describe as the interesting part of our rollout; the customised Office Ribbon we created which links to help files stored. Now the best part of all this is that we have to ensure that .net frameworks 3.5 SP1 is installed on the users workstations...


February 4, 2009  1:48 PM

Office 2007 Deployment: The Main Script Part 3

phughes2 Profile: phughes2
Add-ins, Office 2007

And so after leaving Visual Studio behind for the moment we return to the code within the KIX logon script for the office deployment, now this entry is fairly simple as it just involves adding extra parts to Office, the "Save as XPS or PDF" addin and the Office 2003 Web components which were...


February 3, 2009  11:35 AM

Office 2007 Deployment: Let’s Get Visual (Visual Studio 2008 Overview)

phughes2 Profile: phughes2
Deployment, Office 2007, Ribbon, Visual Studio, VSTO

Monday was exciting wasn't it? Snow everywhere and a fair number of people forced to enjoy themselves in the event transport links ground to a halt. But that excitement doesn't come close to what we are going to look at in this post; Visual Studio 2008

Now the one question you will have...


January 30, 2009  8:48 AM

Office 2007 Deployment: The Main Script Part 2

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Kix, Office 2007

As mentioned last time, we are continuing with the content of the KIX script used to deploy out Office 2007: ? "***** Run Office Install if allowed here ******" ;This part will begin the office install if the above officeinstall variable is set to one If...


January 29, 2009  7:25 PM

Office 2007 Deployment: The Main Script Part 1

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Kix, Office 2007

The most important part of all this is how we are going to deploy all this in the first place, which of course as mentioned in earlier blog posts is the kix based logon script. But in order to do without enough resilence for the script to continue in the event that things go wrong, we're...


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