Office 2007, out you go!

26 בינואר 2007

While rebuilding my dev machine with Windows Server 2K3 a couple of weeks ago I installed Office 2007. I skipped the ultimate features such as Groove etc. leaving me with what has been my standard Office installation for years. Outlook, Word, Excel and Access. Why access? Haven't had a use for it for as long as I can remember, but I always leave it in. My first reaction with the new Office 2007 installation wasn't the Ribbon which I love or the much improved Outlook. It was the sluggish UI and slow startup times. If I was writing a book,...
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Vista? Not yet!

13 בינואר 2007

I really wanted this blog post to be a short summary of a successful setup of Vista on my dev machine. I really wanted to. I love the new UI! I like the fact that it will put my powerful graphics card under some real pressure offloading the CPU. I'm sorry I didn't make it, but I ended up with a fresh install of Windows Server 2003 instead. Win2K3 will replace my previous XP Pro installation. I got Vista up and running in less than 25 minutes. The installation process was seemless.  Visual Studio with SP1 + SP1 for Vista...
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