Office 2004 and Flashback Malware

We started seeing reports recently that Office 2004 failed to open. For some users, it was a result of being infected by the Flashback Malware that exploited a vulnerability in unpatched security holes in Java. Apple released a Java update April 3 that will block future attempts but it will not remove the infection from your computer. Update your computer now! Download directly from Apple Downloads or run Software Update under the Apple in the . . .

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New Apple Security Update 2012.001 v.1.1 fixes Office 2004 print and save problems

Apple released Security Update 2012-001 (Snow Leopard) on February 1, which effectively broke older applications that use Rosetta to run on newer Intel hardware. Office 2004 users reported in the Microsoft Answers forums that they could no longer save or print files from Excel or Word after installing this update. The update affected a handful of other Rosetta-dependent applications such as Acrobat 7 and Photoshop CS2 according to Macworld.

Apple released version 1.1 of the . . .

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Troubleshooting Office for Mac with Snow Leopard

Troubleshoot Office for Mac on Snow Leopard. Tips and steps to get Office running under Snow Leopard. . . .

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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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