Darren Straight's Blog

ICT Enthusiast and photographer.

By - Darren Straight

Free trial of 2007 Microsoft Office system

Try out your choice of suites or programs from the 2007 Microsoft Office release for 60 days! Trial programs contain the same functionality that you get when you buy the perpetual versions-but only for a limited time. UK and Ireland: http://ukireland.trymicrosoftoffice.com US: http://us1.trymicrosoftoffice.com http://us7.trymicrosoftoffice.com http://us20.trymicrosoftoffice.com Canada: http://canada.trymicrosoftoffice.com Germany: http://germany.trymicrosoftoffice.com France: http://france.trymicrosoftoffice.com Japan: http://japan.trymicrosoftoffice.com/ Available downloads: Microsoft Office Professional 2007 Microsoft

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Preparing for Windows Vista retail on windowsvistaretail.com

Confused by which version of Windows Vista you want? Then you need some helpful advice featuring aliens. Microsoft has provided same at Windowsvistaretail.com, a new site designed to provide guidance for those on the shop-floor frontline. Rather than a standard product brief, it’s dispensing wisdom in the form of a series of animated shorts explaining the different versions, the importance of

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Registration full for Microsoft’s UK launch of Windows Vista

Registration for Microsoft’s UK Ready for a New Day Event which will see the launch of Microsoft Exchange Server, 2007 Microsoft Office System and Windows Vista is now full and all current registrations will be put on the wating list, so I hope you’ve registerd in time! 🙂 I myself will be going as a Microsoft Student Partner Representaive for the

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MSN Hotmail celebrates its 10th Birthday

World’s most popular email service reaches double figures MSN Hotmail, the UK’s first free web-based e-mail service, is celebrating its ten year anniversary this month.  Founded by entrepreneurs Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith, MSN Hotmail officially launched in November 1996 and in the last ten years it has become one of the major corner stones of the internet, dramatically revolutionising