Opening office 2007 documents in 2003

2009/02/03

This is just a link for the others I know still using office 2003 that have to deal with people assuming absolutely everyone has already upgraded to office 2007.  I have to deal with crap like that fairly frequently and where its an easy fix I don’t think its smart to send things out to a group of 10+ people and assume they all have already upgraded.

Office Compatibility Pack

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=941B3470-3AE9-4AEE-8F43-C6BB74CD1466&displaylang=en


Potential Desktop Parts v Seth

2009/01/19

With Mike making his post on potential mATX parts I thought I’d reopen my parts wish list that I made back around christmas.  It has a slightly different goal at this point but same components.

The purpose is would be to get rid of my old(semi-broken) dell optiplex linux desktop, and windows home server(amd 3400+ from around 2005) and consolidate them on a machine nice enough that I could make these VMs,  do work’ish stuff, and play some non cutting edge games.

Now that I’m looking more into server 2008 I will have to confirm what hardware works best with hyper-v though.

One PC to Replace them All: