Archive for the ‘MS Office / Desktop Software’ Category

Outlook 2003 Error When Accessing Exchange 2010 Calendar

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

2012-02-04 Initial Post

Outlook 2003 SP3
Exchange Server 2010 SP1

I granted a Mail Universal Security Group editor permission to a shared mailbox. Members of that group who had Outlook 2003 were able to open the calendar but if they tried to open or add an item to the calendar, they'd get the warnings/errors below. (more…)

Firefox – Open a Set Of Tabs Without Using Add-Ons

Friday, June 25th, 2010

2010-06-25 Initial Post

I was using a JavaScript script to open up a set of tabs for the sites of the TV channels that I normally watch. This allowed me to see the TV schedules in one IE session. The problem I started running into was that IE would crash occasionally or be very slow to load all the tabs. Eventually I got fed up with IE and wanted to find a way to do the same thing in Firefox. (more…)

Outlook Forms – Cannot Edit After Upgrade to MS Office 2003 / Outlook 2003

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

2010-06-15 Initial Post

I ran into an issue recently where a user had dozens of Outlook custom forms in her Personal Forms Library (these are stored in the root of her Exchange mailbox per and could no longer fully edit them and had no option to publish them. (more…)

Adobe PDF File Security and Password

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

2009-01-22 Initial Post

As simple as it seemed, I couldn't find any good info on PDF file security, so I did some research on it and here are my notes:

From what I’ve read so far, 128-bit RC4, when used as the user password (password to allow opening the PDF file) is not feasibly crackable if a complex password is used. There are some utilities that can crack the master/owner password (password that restricts printing, copying text, modifying, etc.), but they can’t feasibly crack a complex user password. (more…)

RPC Encryption –> Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007, Exchange Server 2003

Saturday, February 6th, 2010

2009-01-12 Initial Post

Apparently the RPC traffic between Outlook 2003 and Exchange Server 2003 is encoded, but NOT ENCRYPTED, by default. To encrypt you can enable the option “Encrypt data between Microsoft Office Outlook and Microsoft Exchange Server” in Outlook 2003. Outlook 2007 enables that option by default. (more…)