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Administrative Template files for Office 2016 Now Available

Just wanted to drop a quick note to let folks know that Microsoft has made the ADMX files for Office 2016 available for download! As always when you get a new set of ADMX files, you can deploy them for use by either copying them up to your PolicyDefinitions folder within the Central Store (i.e. […]

Don’t Like How they broke GP-based Deployment of Office 2007?

If you are one of the many IT administrators I’ve talked to that doesn’t like how Microsoft essentially broke Group Policy Software Installation-based deployment of Office when they released Office 2007, here’s how you can provide feedback to Microsoft. I just noticed a blog posting from someone on the Office Resource Kit team with the title, […]

MS makes Office 2007 ADMXs available (finally)

Microsoft has finally shipped some ADMX template files for configuring Office 2007! They are available here. That’s good news–now you can use the new template format to customize Office 2007 deployments in your Vista environments without dragging around ADM files in every GPO. As you may know, one of the downsides of the old ADM […]