Blogs about Microsoft

Outlook for Mac 2011 not working on OS X El Capitan (10.11)

Published on the 1st October, 2015

tl;dr - If you use Outlook for Mac and you're thinking of upgrading to OS X El Capitain, don't...yet! Edit (Fix): There is an update available now that fixes this problem. You can install it by opening Word, clicking 'Help' in the menu bar then clicking 'Check for updates'. You should see the critical update available. Download, install it, and enjoy Outlook 2011 on your El Capitan Mac :) For more information, visit: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3098229 It's been an eventful day, for...

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Where to find the spam controls (Forefront) in Office 365

Published on the 7th October, 2012

Things have been ticking over nicely since Microsoft updated its Exchange Online services to Office 365. The other day I needed to find the spam controls (Forefront) and they weren't where I was expecting them to be so I thought I'd post the details here in case anyone else is having trouble finding them. You'll need to be logged in as an Office 365 admin: Login to the Office 365 Portal Click 'Admin overview' on the left Click 'manage' under 'Exchange' Click 'mail control' on the left Click th...

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Outlook calendar problem - all appointments recurring forever

Published on the 27th January, 2009

I came across a strange problem with Outlook Calendar recently where every appointment which was added to the Calendar and then edited suddenly repeated forever! A scary concept! It seemed to be related to a piece of software called 'OutlookAddinSetup'. From what I've read (http://www.eggheadcafe.com/software/aspnet/29012397/re-recurring-calenda...), this seems to be something which comes installed with Dell computers. After I uninstalled this program (from Control Panel, Programs, Uninstall a p...

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Strange MSN Login problem (Login error code 80048834)

Published on the 30th March, 2008

No idea what this means, but I thought I'd post it in case anyone else was having the same problem - don't you just love spurious error codes? I was trying for a while to sign on to MSN messenger but I kept getting error code 80048834 (ohhhh...that one....). After some help from Google I came across a forum post where a couple of people were having the same issue. Anyway, for people skimming this post I'll jump straight to the solution... Fix Go to http://login.live.com, login, accept their t...

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