Missing Screenshots in Problem Steps Recorder (PSR.EXE)

Like most of the IT Pro’s I too use PSR to capture screenshots for troubleshooting, documenting, blogging and other tasks which require to capture a series of screenshots. Most of the times when I use PSR I have been facing an issue. Once the recording is done and the file has been saved, when I open the .mht file most of the screenshot at the beginning will be missing and the one’s at last will be displayed.

You may have a message on the missing screenshot as “No screenshots were saved for this problem step”. The reason for this is that by default, PSR only saves the last 25 screenshots to help reduce the size of the capture file. If you require to capture more than 25 screenshots you may increase this number (to a maximum of 100)

  • To Increase, Open PSR with elevated rights, click on the highlighted arrow and select Settings

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  • Change from number of recent screen captures 25 to a maximum of 100.

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The New Windows Live SkyDrive

Starting from June 20th Microsoft has launched a new version of SkyDrive to make the experience much more interesting and make it much more easier to access and use. Microsoft has used the advantages of modern browsers and HTML5 to make SkyDrive faster, easier to navigate, and more beautiful for viewing photos.

With Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7, you can access your SkyDrive faster than ever before. The new SkyDrive enables you to pin it to your Windows 7 taskbar, and it has its own specific jumplist.

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SkyDrive is just a click away on which you can create Word, Excel, PowerPoint files quicker than ever before.

Below is a snapshot of the new SkyDrives interface on IE9 and it will be almost the same on FireFox as well as Chrome

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When you click on a Word, Excel or a PowerPoint file there will be an extended action item shown on the right side pain. Through which you can check the versions of the particular file, edit the permission, etc.

The new SkyDrive gives live thumbnail previews for pictures of any size.

Check the Windows Team Blog for more information

SkyDrive for the Modern Web

 

Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1

At TechED Atlanta, Microsoft has announced that the release of Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010 will be end of June 2011.

The following are some of the highlights the Service Pack will deliver

  • Outlook fixes an issue where “Snooze Time” would not reset between appointments.
  • The default behavior for PowerPoint "Use Presenter View" option changed to display the slide show on the secondary monitor.
  • Integrated community content in the Access Application Part Gallery.
  • Better alignment between Project Server and SharePoint Server browser support.
  • Improved backup / restore functionality for SharePoint Server
  • The Word Web Application extends printing support to “Edit Mode.”
  • Project Professional now synchronizes scheduled tasks with SharePoint task lists.
  • Internet Explorer 9 “Native” support for Office Web Applications and SharePoint
  • Office Web Applications Support for Chrome
  • Inserting Charts into Excel Workbooks using Excel Web Application
  • Support for searching PPSX files in Search Server
  • Visio Fixes scaling issues and arrowhead rendering errors with SVG export
  • Proofing Tools improve spelling suggestions in Canadian English, French, Swedish and European Portuguese.
  • Outlook Web Application Attachment Preview (with Exchange Online only)
  • Office client suites using “Add Remove Programs” Control Panel, building on our work from Office 2007 SP2

A more detailed list will be available once its released.

Information on SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1

More information can be found here