Outlook Social Connector downloads available

Hi Outlook fans, an updated version of the Outlook Social Connector (version 1.1) and two new providers for the OSC (Facebook and Windows Live) were Released to the Web (RTW) this morning. Here are the relevant links and resources: OSC Patch for Outlook 2010 32-bit – Update for Outlook Social Connector (KB983403), 32-Bit Edition http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9886FACA-F1C5-4579-83E2-C872C7ABC61A&displaylang=en…

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I am a PC

Our recent marketing campaign with Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld was a hoot! It was meant for a short run, and unfortunately, it is now over. But we have a new campaign and I appreciate that Microsoft have taken the high road with it. After watching all of the silly Mac vs PC commercials from…

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Large Pictures clipped in Outlook 2007 – Maximum size for images?

Hi everyone, quick vacation blog concerning images (JPG, BMP, etc…) rendering improperly, and specifically clipping of said images, in Outlook 2007. When viewed with the legacy clients, the images render properly. When viewing the images with Outlook Web Access, the images also render perfectly.As you probably know, the reason for the difference in behavior with…

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What’s in a title?

My title has been recently changed to Senior Support Escalation Engineer.  Given that I have served to the best of my ability in our Outlook/Exchange and SharePoint support teams for 5 years, I am quite excited and grateful to have a title with such distinction! I don’t have the “big head” over the title change;…

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Outlook Calendar issue troubleshooting steps published to TechNet

A great read on common Outlook calendaring issue troubleshooting and data gathering has been recently published: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc891495.aspx This is a huge article, suggesting many standard requirements from a data and informational perspective. As I reviewed the article, I saw a couple of points I would suggest changing or ammending: “A missing or corrupted meeting often…

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Quick Post – SharePoint SDK release 1.4 are out!

All,  The newest versions of the SharePoint SDKs are published on MSDN. For the best links on current documentation, including the impact of federation, infrastructure updates and much more in the SDKs, check out these sites: http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/ If you want to go straight to the downloads and get the goods: MOSS – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=6D94E307-67D9-41AC-B2D6-0074D6286FA9&displaylang=en WSS –…

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Important SharePoint updates on the web in time for the holidays

Just a quick hitter post today. I know that folks can get content links from any number of blogs, but I am way behind on my reading so here you go:  The newest version of the MOSS SDK has been published! The new WSS SDK was published earlier in December as well, so grab them both….

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All work and no play makes Scott a dull something something…

Props to The Shining and The Shinning for the title of this blog…  It has been a busy time in Microsoft SharePoint CPR this summer! I would apologize for not blogging in the last four months, but I just can’t do that since I have been working harder than a one-legged man in a butt kicking contest…

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Part 1 – Scott, why do you always ask me to run SPSreport when I call in for help?

  At Microsoft, our support process goes basically like this: Our customers research an issue and don’t find any answer using all resources available (Knowledge Base, TechNet, MSDN, www.live.com search, WSS Technical Library, resource kit, etc…) that helps them resolve said issue. They then call in to support, give their name, phone number and other…

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