Getting students and staff started with Office 2007 – some handy help

Even amongst those colleges who are moving to Office 2007 this summer, one common fear is whether students/staff will be able to quickly transition to the new Fluent interface in Office 2007. If you want more help, then I’ve just come across these brilliant add-ins for Office 2007. Basically, it adds a new menu bar…

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Using Windows Vista and Office 2007? Tell us why you like it and win…

Lots of colleges are already using Windows Vista and even more are using Office 2007. And if you are one of those, then here’s your chance to tell others why you like it…and win a prize. There are two Tablet PCs up for grabs in the competition (one prize for the best Student entry and one…

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Office 2007 compatibility pack

If you’re using Microsoft Office 2000, XP or 2003, you may need to be able to open, edit and save files in the new file formats of Microsoft Office 2007.Newly launched is the Microsoft Updates and Compatibility Pack, which will enable you to work with these formats quickly and easily. This is especially useful if…

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Dell Student Offers for new PCs

Dell has re-launched its Student Computing Initiative (SCI) for this year’s student intake. The programme, which provides a choice of PCs with Microsoft Office 2007 Pro, 3 year onsite support and McAfee as a complete and heavily discounted solution, was launched last year. It was successfully adopted by around 20 universities and colleges last year,…

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Tools to help plan migrations to Windows Vista

There are a number of universities and colleges managing wide-scale migrations to Windows Vista this summer – and they’ve probably already started to upgrade workstations. But if you are planning to do your upgrades later, then you might be interested in some of the software tools we’ve just started to release to help the process….

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Office 2007 – Free online training courses

Helping your users get up to speed with Microsoft Word and the Office 2007 System When you first open Word 2007, it looks very different to what you may have become used to, because it has been designed to make your life a whole lot easier. So here’s a training course, where you will learn the best ways…

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How do I do that? …. Buying software as a student (for less)

If you’re a student, and you want a copy of Office 2007 for your home PC or laptop, what are the chances of paying a lot less than anybody else for it? Well, they are pretty good, if you know how… One way is to buy the “Home and Student” version in a shop, which…

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Groovy

One of the new programmes included with the Office 2007 System is Groove. It allows you to setup a collaboration environment which is off line, and synchronised across different computers. You can do things like create a shared file folder, which can be used by anybody who has been allowed, whether or not they are…

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