Microsoft Office Web Apps

Microsoft Office Web Apps are convenient online companions to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote that give you the freedom to work with your Office documents from virtually anywhere with a supported browser.

And most importantly this is FREEE Smile!! It’s a light version of Office offered free of charge by Microsoft over the internet. If you have access to Windows Live Skydrive which gives 25GB of storage then you will be able to create Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote documents. 

You can access Web Apps through http://office.live.com by providing a Windows Live ID you will gain access.

The documents that you create will be stored in your Skydrive through which you will be able to manage it and share it with your contacts.

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Screenshot in Microsoft Office 2010

Microsoft Office 2010 which was released recently has so many new features in it and one of the interesting features and useful features in my day to day life is the Screenshot feature.

Now Office 2010 applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote) has this inbuilt feature to capture screen shots of all the Windows on your computer. The best part is that  it has the capability of getting the print shots automatically of all the Windows which are actively open on your desktop (Windows which are not minimized).

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Windows Live Essentials–BETA

This is GREAT!! I simply love this.. The next version of Microsoft Windows Live Beta is available for download here 

Amazing and a job very well done by Microsoft. I just installed it on my notebook and some of the notable features are as follows,

1) The Live Writer has the ribbon interface

2) The Windows Live Mail too has the ribbon interface and includes the conversation view Smile, looks almost like Outlook 2010.

3) A total revamp on Microsoft Windows Live Messenger, which integrates with  Facebook and Myspace by displaying almost all the updates, feeds, status messages, comments, etc. etc.

Use it for yourself and experience the change.

PS: use it at your own risk, I am sure it will blow your mind away Smile with tongue out  even the smiley’s are great on Live Writer

Support Ending for Windows XP with SP2 and Windows Vista RTM

Microsoft support for the Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2) operating system will end July 13, 2010, and support for the Windows Vista Release to Manufacturing (RTM) operating system will end April 13, 2010.

Note: If you are running the 64-bit edition of Windows XP with SP2, you’ll continue to be eligible to receive Microsoft support and updates until April 8, 2014. There is no SP3 for the 64-bit version of Windows XP.
To find out if you are running the 64-bit version of Windows XP, go to the Start menu, right-click My Computer, and then click Properties. If you don’t see "64-bit" listed, then you’re running the 32-bit version and need to install the Windows XP SP3 for it to be supported by Microsoft.