Microsoft reveals more about OneDrive On-Demand during SharePoint Summit

Microsoft briefly went over the new features coming to OneDrive during its developer’s conference last week. During the presentation, Microsoft explained that OneDrive files would be transitioning from the traditionally referred to the shorthand of placeholders to a much more nuanced called On-Demand state. After a brief demo by Windows executive Joe Belfiore which highlighted Read more about Microsoft reveals more about OneDrive On-Demand during SharePoint Summit[…]

Microsoft begins rollout of new classroom experience in Teams for Office 365 Education customers

www.office.com/setup Blogs: It’s now been three months since Microsoft made its Teams collaboration service available to all Office 365 Education customers, but the company had much more in the pipeline for students and teachers. Last month, the Redmond giant unveiled new classroom experiences in Teams during its education-themed event in New York, and these latest innovations are now Read more about Microsoft begins rollout of new classroom experience in Teams for Office 365 Education customers[…]

How to manage personal, work and school accounts in Windows 10

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Windows 10 includes simplified options for staying connected to your work or school account on your personal device. Unlike previous Windows versions, you can use files and resources provided by your organisation without having to switch user accounts. The operating system lets you link external accounts to your main sign-in address. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Read more about How to manage personal, work and school accounts in Windows 10[…]

Microsoft updates its Planner web app with refreshed UI, new Planner Hub and more

Microsoft quietly updated Planner, its project management tool for Office 365 customers, last week. Planner doesn’t get as much love as Microsoft Teams, the team collaboration app that Microsoft launched earlier this year, though both products are already integrated in some ways. Indeed, it’s already possible create plans right from Microsoft Teams, though as of today those Read more about Microsoft updates its Planner web app with refreshed UI, new Planner Hub and more[…]

Microsoft Word has a terrifying new VIRUS – and there’s only one way to avoid it

www.office.com/setup Blogs: MICROSOFT WORD and Microsoft Office users have been warned about a new zero-day security flaw that enables hackers to remotely install malware on your PC, security McAfee has warned. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft Office is vulnerable to a dangerous new malware attack, renown anti-virus company McAfee has cautioned. The security flaw enables cyber-criminals to Read more about Microsoft Word has a terrifying new VIRUS – and there’s only one way to avoid it[…]

M365 Business means free Windows 10 upgrades, but for business only

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Companies get to keep the upgrades to Windows 10 Pro, says Microsoft www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft has confirmed that upgrade licenses to Windows 10 Pro that businesses obtain from the free preview of Microsoft 365 Business (M365) will remain in place. That’s true even if the customer doesn’t transition to a paid plan. Also, Read more about M365 Business means free Windows 10 upgrades, but for business only[…]

Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows www.office.com/setup Blogs: Somebody at McAfee jumped the gun. Last Friday night McAfee disclosed the inner workings of a particularly pernicious rigged Word document attack: a zero-day involving a linked HTA file. On Saturday, FireEye — citing a “recent public disclosure by another company” — Read more about Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows[…]

Microsoft’s critical Windows and Office patches present a panoply of problems

www.office.com/setup Blogs: For April, Patch Tuesday’s 644 patches are crawling with bugs, but there are some solutions www.office.com/setup Blogs: Windows and Office patching have had a horrible three months. In February, we saw no patches except a decidedly late-to-the-party IE Flash fix, released a week after Adobe spilled the beans. March brought a metric messof patches to Read more about Microsoft’s critical Windows and Office patches present a panoply of problems[…]

When does support end for… Microsoft Office 2007?

www.office.com/setup Blogs: There’s just three months before the already-extended suite goes dark — literally, in the case of Outlook 2007 www.office.com/setup Blogs: Businesses that remain wedded to Office 2007 have just over three months to drop Office 2007’s applications and switch to a newer suite, such as Office 2016. A significant number of organizations will Read more about When does support end for… Microsoft Office 2007?[…]

What happens when an Office 365 subscription expires?

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Three-stage process eventually ends up with all cloud data deleted www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft’s pay-as-you-go Office 365 is, first and foremost, a subscription. And like other subscriptions — think newspapers (remember them?) or an online storage service — missing a payment doesn’t immediately mean you’re cut off. Because it’s less expensive to retain a Read more about What happens when an Office 365 subscription expires?[…]