Quit Safari to install or update Office 2011

You might have seen the directions to quit Safari before installing or updating Office 2011. If you are wondering why…. Office 2011 installs Internet Plugins ( SharePointBrowserPlugin.plugin SharePointWebKitPlugin.webplugin). Outlook also uses the Safari WebKit for rendering HTML so if Safari is left open when installing this could result in problems.

The installer only looks for the three most popular browsers (Safari, Chrome, and Firefox) to quit. If you are running another browser be sure to . . .

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View Entourage mail in the Finder with a Quick Look plug-in

File this item under “little gems.” With the help of a plug-in, the Finder can display the contents of Entourage mail messages without having to open them in Entourage. Shin-ichi Kawamura has posted Entourage QuickLook Plug-In ver. 1.1 as a free download on his website.

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