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Mar

28

More support and admin links

By Gene Laisne

New KB articles released for January and February  

Some PowerShell videos that are very helpful
Fromatting in PowerShell
PowerShell Profiles
Beyond basic scripting

IE9
Preparing your site for IE9

Deals
Save 40% on Books from Microsoft Press Now through April 6, 2011

Office Applications  

Office Excel and Excel Services  
America’s debt: Get the facts!  – 17-Mar-2011
Try it for free: Count values that meet a condition with the COUNTIF function  

Office Outlook  
Office.com videos and articles help you master Outlook 2010  – 18-Mar-2011

Office Powerpoint  
How to use STAMP: The Subtitling Text Add-in for Microsoft PowerPoint 2010  
Transform your class presentation with video and images: A 5-minute makeover (video)  

Office Sustained Engineering  
Blocking ActiveX Controls from Loading in Microsoft Office  

Office Word  
New 2011 calendar templates for Word 2010  

SysInternals  
Updates: Process Explorer v14.1, VMMap v3.03, ProcDump v3.03, and Zero Day is now Available! 

Scripting Hey Scripting Guys
Scripting Wife Uses PowerShell to Get Days Until NCAA Final Four 
Use PowerShell to Detect if a Workstation Is in Use 
Use PowerShell to Document Exchange Server Prior to Upgrade 
Use PowerShell to Determine Fragmentation of Your Drive 
Change Drive Letters and Labels via a Simple PowerShell Command 

Interesting new downloads
Getting started with Outlook 2010
Getting Started with Microsoft Word 2010
Getting Started with Microsoft OneNote 2010
Getting Started with Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Mar

22

Support and Admin Links

By Gene Laisne

Helpful URLs

Here are some useful links for support or admin folks. (Maybe some dev at the bottom)

Group Policy Settings Reference Windows Internet Explorer 9
Toolkit to Disable Automatic Delivery of Internet Explorer 9

Technet Webcasts:
TechNet Webcast: PowerShell: Learn It Now before It’s an Emergency (Part 1 of 5) (Level 200)
TechNet Webcast: PowerShell: Learn It Now before It’s an Emergency (Part 2 of 5) (Level 200)
TechNet Webcast: PowerShell: Learn It Now before It’s an Emergency (Part 3 of 5) (Level 200)
TechNet Webcast: PowerShell: Learn It Now before It’s an Emergency (Part 4 of 5) (Level 200)
TechNet Webcast: PowerShell: Learn It Now before It’s an Emergency (Part 5 of 5) (Level 200)

New KB Articles
An Office program is slow or may appear to stop responding (hang) when you open a file from a network location

Support Articles
Error 0xC0000034 during Service Pack 1 installations for Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2  

Updates
Cumulative update package 3 for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 2
A Hyper-V update rollup is available for Windows Server 2008 R2

Deals
Sale: Save 40 Percent on Books from Microsoft Press (March 3 – April 6)

Office stuff
Word
Footnote and endnote numbering (video)  – 08-Mar-2011

Access  
Free preview of Total Access Emailer 2010 available  – 11-Mar-2011
New Access templates for your business (video)  – 08-Mar-2011
A capital idea: Changing case in Excel (video)  – 10-Mar-2011
Count your values with the COUNT function (video)  – 08-Mar-2011

Excel

Powerpoint
Add a slide title to a cluttered background (video)  – 08-Mar-2011

Scripting/Programming
Video: Use Batch Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell   (Great illustration of the difference between Powershell and other scripting languages)