Upgrading to Windows 7

The US Inside Office Online blog recently published some great tips in you’re considering upgrading to Windows 7. Read first and you can’t go far wrong :). Windows 7: Links for life in the fast lane


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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Have you started (or are trying to start) Office from a new PC?

If you have recently bought a laptop computer (PC) you may have a copy of Office 2007 pre-loaded on it. You can tell if you have one of these computers because there will be an icon on the computer desktop like this  and you will be able to see the Microsoft Office programs like Word…

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Having problems with Office trial? Can’t find your product key?

Hi. I can’t help noticing that one or two of you seem to be having a few problems with product keys and Office trials (!) so I’d really like to offer some tips in the hope it might help some of you out. I understand that the process can be a little confusing, as can…

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…for Absolute Beginners

No, this isn’t a post about that questionable ’80s movie adaption of the classic British coming-of-age novel. However, if you’re new to Word, Excel, Powerpoint or Outlook you might be interested to know about the new ‘Novice’ training content available on Office Online. These colourful training articles have loads of screenshots, introducing you to using…

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Redmond, we have a problem…

Queries about technical support are the most frequent type of email I get and while Microsoft has a huge (sometimes confusing, sometimes overwhelming) range of resources to provide support, I’ve realised that it really isn’t clear what’s available and what you get as an individual customer when you buy a Microsoft product. Note: the rest…

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