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Office 2010 reaches RTM!

The Office Team has announced that Office 2010 has reached release-to-manufacturing (RTM) milestone! This means that development work is done and that they are now preparing product packaging and making it available to you.

The following launch dates have been announced;

-April 22: Office 2010 RTM will become available for MSDN and TechNet customers.

-April 27: English version will be made available to Volume License Customers with Software Assurance (SA).

-May 1: Volume License Customers without SA will be able to purchase the new Office 2010 products.

-May 12: Official launch of Office 2010 for business customers.

-June (15): Office 2010 will become available for for everyone.

Note: The Office 2010 BETA will expire on October 31, 2010.

Security updates and rollups for Exchange 2000, 2003, 2007 and 2010

Together with Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-024 came out updates for all major Exchange versions. While the security vulnerability does not have a security impact for Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010, the released update rollup do contain fixes for these issues. As they are update rollups, they also contain fixes for other issues (non security related).

Security Update for Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 3

Download details Security Update for Exchange 2000 Server (KB976703)

MS10-024 Description of the security update for Exchange 2000 Server April 13, 2010

Security Update for Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2

Download details Security Update for Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (KB976702)

MS10-024 Description of the security update for Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2 April 13, 20

Update Rollup 10 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1

Download details Update Rollup 10 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (KB981407)

Description of Update Rollup 10 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1

Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2

Download details Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (KB981383)

Description of Update Rollup 4 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2

Update Rollup 3 for Exchange Server 2010

Download details Update Rollup 3 for Exchange Server 2010 (KB981401)

Description of Update Rollup 3 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Release to Manufacturing

Updated How To guide: Tips for cleaning up your mailbox

Cleaning up your mailbox… Like many, it’s probably a chore you putt of usually because you don’t know where to start and thinking that it will take forever to do it. This really doesn’t have to be the case.

I’ve updated my guide with strategies on how to clean up your mailbox quickly and effectively. With the tips in this guide, you can make your mailbox much more manageable again and have the benefits of finding things back quicker, a more responsive Outlook and shorter backup times. Don’t you wish you had done it sooner now? ;-)

View HowTo guide: Tips for cleaning up your mailbox

Updated FAQ: Outlook doesn’t start

The popular FAQ article “Outlook doesn’t start” has been rewritten completely and now includes more details, screenshots and step-by-step instruction to assist you with getting Outlook back to work again in case it won’t start for you.

Since there are a plethora of reasons why Outlook doesn’t start and each have their own solution, the guide now starts of with a few easy questions to determine the scope of the issue and recommends you where you should start troubleshooting. This way you won’t have to waste time with solutions that won’t apply to your issue.