Quick Time 7.5 update causes moment of panic

After applying the Quick Time 7.5 update to Entourage 2008, contacts seemed to disappear. . . .

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This bug is really a new feature in SP1

Shawn, a co-worker in one of our Boston offices, was bitten today not by a bug but rather a new feature in Entourage 2008 SP1 (12.1.0). Every message he was receiving showed his correct E-mail address but the wrong display name. They looked something like this:

instead of this:

At first we thought possibly his Exchange account was incorrectly configured. A quick check of Active Directory showed everything was just fine.

Maybe, someone . . .

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Entourage 2008 corrects several annoying behaviors for home users

“The Create a mailing list rule option is now gone from the Junk E-mail Protection window. Hallelujah!”

Having participated in the Microsoft public newsgroups for a few years, I’ve come to easily spot a few questions that are the result of problems with Entourage 2004. Maybe the problems are poor user interface or maybe they are just the result of short-thinking on Microsoft’s part.

Some of these problems have been addressed in Entourage 2008 and . . .

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Why does syncing play Gossip with my contacts?

When Steve Jobs announced the iPhone at Macworld 2007, I was one of the thousands of attendees gawking at the phone in its crystal case flanked with security guards. The announcement generated more questions than answers. As an Entourage 2004 user and a prospective iPhone owner I wanted to hear “… and it will sync with Entourage!” but nobody knew until a short while before the iPhone was released in June that it would indeed . . .

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