ToolTip: Interactive menu to ribbon guide

Having difficulties finding menu and toolbar commands in Office 2010? Here’s a nice tool called the Interactive menu to ribbon guide. You can either download the offline versions here or access the guide directly from the web here.

Windows 7 Enterprise Training

One of the objectives of deploying a new operating system within an Enterprise is to provide end users with a state of the art Operating System that builds the foundation for adopting new technologies and to increase end user productivity. IT departments usually spend months in preparing an enterprise wide desktop deployment and by doing so they automatically get familiar with all the new functionality and features of the new Operating System. But what about Read More …

Using Hard Links – Part Two

In my previous post Using hard Links – Part One I explained how Hard Links work. Today’s post is about using hard links with USMT 4.0 in a Windows XP to Windows 7 migration scenario. A typical client migration scenario for an end user usually consists of the following processes: User Data and Settings backup Operating System Migration Application Installation User Data and Settings Restore When migrating to previous versions of Windows in most cases Read More …

Office 2010 Resources

On march 4th Microsoft communicated on their Office 2010 Engineering blog that they are on Schedule with Office 2010 and will release it to manufacturing next month. For Enterprise customers Office 2010 will be available as of May 12th, consumers will get Office 2010 in June. Microsoft Office 2010 Site Planning, configuration, deployment and compatibility guides can be found here Microsoft Office ONRAMP Site Office OnRamp is the BPIO execution package that launches Office 2010 Read More …

Some thoughts about moving away from XP from Gartner

Although I don’t agree with everything Gartner writes the “Getting Off Windows XP Is More Important Than Windows Vista vs. Windows 7” article describes some thoughts to be made when planning the move from Windows XP to the next OS.