Possible workaround for crashes involving Webcore

Some Entourage users are experiencing frequent crashes involving Webcore and JavaScriptCore. Try this workaround: In Entourage preferences, go to Security and uncheck “Display complex HTML in messages” and make sure that “Download pictures” is set to “Never”. . . .

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Restarting your computer after an update is important!

Having problems after updating Office 2008? Can’t find anything to update? Try restarting. This simple step could be the one thing that will fix your problems.

It’s important to quit all Microsoft applications including the hidden ones before installing. It’s also, as important to restart between each update.

The reason is simple – the Apple Installer (which MSFT uses for updates) creates a temp folder to do the update. Some times the temp folder does . . .

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Entourage 2008, Web Services Edition has launched

Entourage 2008, Web Services Edition has launched and is now available for download. . . .

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[ANN] Outlook for Mac to Ship With Next Version

MacBU announced today that Outlook for Mac, will replace Entourage for Mac. . . .

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WebCore involved in crashes

WebCore crashes in Entourage are under investigation by Microsoft and Apple. Entourage uses the Safari Web Kit to render HTML messages. . . .

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Solution: Document Connection- Cannot connect to SharePoint site

Solution for problems connections to SharePoint. . . .

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Verify 12.2.1 update

You can verify that the 12.2.1 updater was successfully installed using two methods:

About Entourage will show the installed info Check the Microsoft Component Plugin

Note: About Word, About Excel, About PowerPoint will also give you the version info for the application and the update installed. (added 08/07/09)

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Office 2008 for Mac 12.2.1 available now

Office 2008 for Mac 12.2.1 update is live! Fixes bug where Open XML files couldn’t be opened. Only English version is available now. Other languages soon. It is also not available via the Microsoft AutoUpdater (MAU) at this time. Download from Mactopia. Steps for a good install:

Quit all Microsoft applications including the hidden ones. Easy way, Log out of your User under the Apple menu Log in holding down the Shift key to disable . . .

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Poll: How often do you backup your Entourage Identity?

If you haven’t backed up lately then your data must not be important. If you are using Time Machine to backup, did you know that backing up while any Microsoft application is open can result in a corrupted database?

If you haven’t entered your info in the poll How big is your database?, please add your info. Currently, the largest number of users fall in the 1-4 GB range. The more users that contribute . . .

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Backup Your Contacts

Learn to backup your Entourage contacts using several options. Set up an Automator workflow that can be scheduled to backup automatically. Manually export your data as .rge and tab-delimited files. Save a .csv files for uploading to an online Address Book. . . .

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