Top tips for using Office 2007 on your netbook

I wanted to share this article which my colleague in Mexico, Adriana, recently published. Hope you find it useful :). Thanks Adriana! First things first: Everything you need to know about installing Office 2007 on your netbook Most netbooks come with a free 60-day trial of Office 2007 pre-installed, so if you want to try…

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Office 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) now available to download

If you’re using Office 2007 and want to keep your computer completely secure and performing at it’s best – and I know you do – head to the links below, where you can find out about and download Service Pack 2 (SP2). If you have your PC configured to download updates automatically (Control Panel /…

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I’m a ‘Fast’ PC

Boot up your computer with lightning speed with these nine tips from two Windows gurus. Last week, my Dell Latitude D830 laptop running Windows Vista booted up in one long minute. Today, thanks to some tinkering, it boots up in 22 seconds. With that, I joined the 35 percent club. Why 35 percent? Data from…

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An Easter Home and Student treat…

This month, I’ve got an absolutely stunning offer for you all.  Until April 20th, you can get Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 for just £59.99 – a massive saving on the usual price.  Microsoft Office 2007 has got brand new functionality and a clever new interface that helps you create work that stands out…

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Keep the kids busy with Easter craft ideas

The school holidays are upon us again, so here’s a couple of Easter projects to keep the kids occupied, without breaking the bank. It’s easy to find Easter craft themes and you can get hold of craft supplies such as coloured feathers, pom-poms and googly eyes easily and cheaply at local stationary suppliers. Time to…

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Going Green with Office

We’re surrounded by messages about being eco-friendly and chances are you do your bit at home. You probably recycle as much as you can, you may use non-toxic cleaning products and be as sustainable as you feel you can be. But when it comes to working, it can feel more difficult to achieve the level…

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Need to know?

Bernard: You only need to know things on a need to know basis. Humphrey: I need to know everything. How else can I judge whether or not I need to know it? [from Man Overboard, December 1987] Yes (Prime) Minister was one of my favourite TV series, but it’s a little bit scary how often…

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Spring comes to Office Online

Well it’s four days into March and I’m very happy to see the first of the spring flowers out in the garden and a hint of milder weather to come! We’re celebrating spring-time on Office Online with a bonanza of free resources for you to use and enjoy. Planning a wedding? Visit the Templates section…

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Seed change on Green Office Week

In challenging economic times, it’s nice to know that sometimes the right thing for our wallet can also be the right thing for the planet (like lowering our fuel consumption, for example). And with that in mind, it was great to get word that label-wizards Avery are focusing on the green impact we can have…

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Bill G delivers a “buzzing” presentation

Following on from Phil’s post on presentations, I was interested to read this recent review of Bill Gate’s presentation at the TED conference. It’s got some great pointers on making presentations memorable (keeping your ideas – and slides — simple is top of the list) – but you don’t get much more memorable than releasing…