Synching an iPhone or iPod touch with Entourage

One question that pops up very frequently on the Entourage newsgroup is the question of how to synch Entourage data with an iPhone or iPod touch. In this article, we will be looking at several methods to do just that, and highlight any advantages and disadvantages of the methods described. . . .

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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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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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Entourage 2008 & Spotlight

Spotlight search in Entourage 2008 is so fast, this one feature makes the upgrade to Entourage 2008 worthwhile. If you’ve been disappointed with Spotlight in the Finder, you’ll find using Spotlight within Entourage 2008 to be easy and blazingly fast. You don’t get results from other file types and there is no setting for kind or type. You can search by a folder, but searching “all messages” is so fast you don’t have to worry . . .

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Microsoft AutoUpdater

The Microsoft Autoupdater (MAU) for Office 2008 is now tucked out of view of Spotlight. In the past the Microsoft AutoUpdater could be found at the root level of the Application folder. If you are using both Office 2004 and Office 2008 you will need both updaters. Neither will be able to see the other’s updates. If your version is not fully updated or you are wondering what happens to the download file, continue reading… . . .

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Messages Not All Syncing-Exchange accounts

Messages not all syncing for Exchange users. This is a known problem caused by a bug preventing Entourage from not being able to receive Exchange emails in which the Subject contains a plus sign (+). . . .

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Switch from Mail to Entourage

Are you using Apple Mail, but want to make the switch to Microsoft Entourage? Confused over the differences and how to get started? See Switch from Apple Mail to Entourage to answer your questions and get you started.

This article focuses on Mail 3 (part of Mac OS X 10.5 “Leopard”) and Entourage 2008. Most statements made in this article are true for Mail 2 and Entourage 2004, but some newer features are only available . . .

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Get Office 2008 with Exchange support for $149.00

Exchange users may want to take today’s Black Friday opportunity to purchase Office 2008 for Mac Special Media Edition. Sheridan Jones announced yesterday on Mac Mojo that they and retailers are selling their premium Office suite for the same price as their Home & Student Edition, which doesn’t include Exchange support.

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MacBU releases Office 12.1.4 update, fixes meeting invite bug

At Noon CDT today Andy Ruff with the Macintosh Business Unit (MacBU) at Microsoft posted an entry on the Mac Mojo blog announcing an update that fixes a recent meeting invite bug in Entourage 2008. This release comes just two weeks and two days after the release of the Office 12.1.3 update, which introduced the bug and is the fastest update release for current and past Office products.

The update is currently available for download . . .

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Unable to establish a secure connection warning continues for some users

Some Entourage users are continuing to see the following warning error after updating to 12.1.3.

Unable to establish a secure connection to xxxxx.com because the server name or IP address does not match the name of IP address on the server’s certificate. If you continue, the information you view and send will be encrypted, but will not be secure.

See Amir’s blog post SSL Warning Issue in Entourage 2008 for help and more details on . . .

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