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Archive for the ‘Office 2007’ Category

Quick re-cap of Microsoft CES keynote.

Posted by gamerzworld on January 8, 2007

I’m not going to say too much until I watch the On-Demand version but they did show some pretty cool stuff.

*Video Background: They showed Vista Ultimate with a video as a back ground.

*Picture Editing: They edited a picture with another version of the picture. They patched together a better version using the best stuff in both pictures.

*Live anywhere: They showed two people playing UNO online. One person with Vista and one with a 360.

*Xbox 360 IPTV: They showed IPTV on the 360. I don’t think they said if you have to get a new version of the 360 or not. It will be out holiday season 2007.

*Cooking with Bill Gates: Well not exactly but they showed something that reads RF-ID tags and gives you recipes the involve that product(s).

They showed more but I’ll wait until I see the keynote again. I might have some pictures and video clips later.

[EDIT: I would give you info on Windows Home Server but Microsoft cut off the demo because of intellectual property. Go figure.]

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Links to view the Microsoft CES webcast!

Posted by gamerzworld on January 8, 2007

Time:
The web cast starts at 6:30 Pacific but you should reserve your spot as the webcast may have a limit on users.

View it:
500k | 220k | 100k

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Test Office 2007 on the internet

Posted by gamerzworld on June 27, 2006

Microsoft has launched a site where you connect to one of there computers with Office installed. The test drive system requies you have

  • Windows 98, 2000 or XP
  • Internet Explorer 5.5 or later

Go and test drive the next Office online now! Click here!

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Vista Beta 2 and Office 2007 Beta 2 ARE HERE!

Posted by gamerzworld on May 23, 2006


Yes! Windows Vista Beta 2 and Office 2007 Beta 2 are here! Currently, Vista Beta 2 is only for IT professionals and developers with MSDN and Tech-Net subscriptions for right now but in the coming weeks, Microsoft will start the Windows Vista Customer Preview Program (CPP) for developers and IT professionals who are not members of the subscription services. As for Office 2007 Beta 2, its public but the site to get the keys and download is getting slammed. I'm currently downloading Vista Beta 2 so expect some screen shots real soon. I will update this post if needed.

Q&A

Q:What is the Customer Preview Program (CPP)?
A:Its basically means public.

Q:Is Vista Beta 2 on Connect?
A:Yes!

Q:Will I need a new Product Key for Vista Beta 2?
A:Yes and No. You will need a new Product Key if you want to test Business,Home Premium,Home Basic,Enterprise Server,and Enterprise Server IA64. You will NOT need a new Product Key if you want to test Ultimate Edition.

Q:What Product Key do I use if I want to test Ultimate Edition?
A:Your keys from build 5342.

Q:My Product Key for Office 2007 is the same for others! Is this a glitch or an error?
A:No.
Links
Windows Vista Official Site (UPDATED!)
Office 2007

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Microsoft Office 2007 Beta-2 Public release! [soon]

Posted by gamerzworld on May 16, 2006

The Hot Fix just posted this……
"Beta-2 Build Coming Soon
We are busy making final preparations for the 2007 Microsoft Office Beta-2 release. While the 2007 Microsoft Office Beta-2 release will be a public release, we plan to release this to you on BetaPlace (http://beta.microsoft.com) soon. In a departure from previous beta releases, the Beta-2 downloads will not be hosted on the BetaPlace download server but will located on the Microsoft Office Preview web site.

The Beta-2 build is suitable for limited production deployment within small, scoped deployments. There will be some areas of the product that function more effectively than before and other areas that display bugs or problems. Please continue to log bugs in BetaPlace and use the newsgroups for product support.

There will be no upgrade from 2007 Microsoft Office Beta 1TR to the Beta-2 build. It will be necessary to uninstall previous versions of 2007 Microsoft Office before installing 2007 Microsoft Office Beta-2. The server products will have no upgrade capability from the refreshed Beta-1 versions to the Beta-2 versions.

Beta-2 System Requirements
We will provide a link to the full system guidelines on the Product Downloads page of the 2007 Microsoft Office web site (http://beta.microsoft.com) to help you see optimal 2007 Microsoft Office Beta-2 performance.

Beta-2 E-mail to Expect from Microsoft
When we release the Beta-2 build, each official Technical Beta participant will receive an e-mail from betamail@microsoft.com that includes instructions on the new download process and product key information. In the spirit of ensuring everyone is able to access BetaPlace when Beta-2 releases, we will be contacting our 2007 Microsoft Office beta participants in hourly batches throughout the day."

Once its out to the public it will be posted at http://www.microsoft.com/office/preview/default.mspx . If you want an email when its out then head over to The sign up page.

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