No kill switch in Office 2007 – Microsoft says

Reports that Office 2007 will sport an anti-piracy “kill switch” that can disable the upcoming application suite after it’s activated are incorrect, a Microsoft executive said Monday. As with previous versions of the productivity bundle, Office 2007 does include an activation scheme that requires users to authenticate the product key either online or by telephone, … Read more No kill switch in Office 2007 – Microsoft says

Dell repays customer for not using preinstalled Windows XP

Mr Mitchell had no plans to use Windows XP on his new laptop, the Sheffield man has won a refund from Dell for not installing Microsoft’s Windows XP on a laptop he bought from the PC giant.Freelance programmer Dave Mitchell ordered a Dell laptop on 21 October, and the machine was delivered a few days … Read more Dell repays customer for not using preinstalled Windows XP

Office 2007 Professional on MSDN

Office 2007 Professional has just been made available for MSDN Subscribers. Office Professional 2007 includes the following Microsoft Office system programs: Microsoft Office Access 2007, Microsoft Office Excel® 2007, Microsoft Office Outlook® 2007 with Business Contact Manager, Microsoft Office PowerPoint® 2007, Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 and Microsoft Office Word 2007. Additionally the following applications have … Read more Office 2007 Professional on MSDN

Windows Vista Released to Manufacturing

After 5 years of development, Vista is finally RTM’ed. Jim Allchin, the co-president of Microsoft’s Platforms & Services Division has put together a video about the announcement where he announces the General Availability (GA) date of 30 January 2007 for Vista. On a conference call with Jim Allchin, Microsoft announced that they will have 18 … Read more Windows Vista Released to Manufacturing

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