With the launch of Office Web Apps, Microsoft is all set to put a Full Stop on a range of software issues pertaining to the installation, activation, update and upgrade of Microsoft Office. In addition, it fairly invites all your communities or circles to work together for inclusive success rather than individual success.
Microsoft Divorces the Tradition to Beat Internet Blues
Fogs from the Cloud Technology the “buzz” of the Internet, is fading gradually, as different software and hardware vendors are coming with their Cloud platforms in the form of subscriptions or as free-space thus, bringing a revolutionary change in the prospect of computing. Microsoft, the software giant that holds the largest pie of the operating system (88.30%) market share, and having significant presence in productivity suite, browser (18.3%) and search engine (Bing) domains, has too ventured into the domain with its Office Web Apps, thereby pampering users with a tool that will help them to work seamlessly and securely, besides collaborating and sharing stuffs on real-time without any restrictions laid off by software installation, activation, update and upgrade. Office Web Apps are available for personal use in SkyDrive, for organizations that have installed and configured Office Web Apps on their SharePoint site and for professionals and businesses that subscribe to select Office 365 services.
It has been made compatible to work popular browsers, and is officially supported in Windows Internet Explorer 7 and later, Chrome, Safari 4 and later for the Mac, and Firefox 3.5 and later for Windows, Mac, and Linux. People can work with Microsoft Office 2010 programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote), and start using Office Web Apps by saving respective files to SkyDrive or SharePoint library, from where those can be accessed easily round-the-globe with the Internet feasibility.
Microsoft Support is the platform to help users to get started with the Office Web Apps and come out of any intermittent issues in a quick and easy manner. Unlike software programs which where installation and activation were required through CD/DVD or online download, now individuals have to just sign in with a Windows Live ID, and select the desired document type. They are free to keep as much types as they need. Now, with the created ID one would be able to access, create, save, upload, share and edit your documents through the recommended web browser from anywhere throughout the length and breadth of the company. For those running Microsoft Office 2010 can upload documents directly to Windows Live SkyDrive. If not, users can still store files in SkyDrive, and use Office Web Apps to view and edit them in a web browser.
Probability of errors or conflicts and risk of Internet vulnerabilities have been mitigated to a great extent with the induction of new technology. Hence, this is a great relief and explores new avenues for growth and proliferation of business cutting territorial and other restrictions. Now the only front where one can suffer setback is the Internet connection problems or browsing issues. Sometimes, viewing and editing documents created with earlier versions like Office especially 2003 or predecessors can be problematic. To address the discussed issues, Microsoft Help portal brings on-demand and effective support through the secure Internet connection. Experts can setup and configure the Internet connection, update browser, install add-ons and compatibility packs, whenever required.
Microsoft’s proprietary diagnostic tool i.e. Microsoft Fix It is a self-explanatory and maintenance tool that instantly locate problems and give suggestions or fix problems. To have accessibility to effectual solution through the tool one need to install Microsoft Fix It Center Client on desktop or PC. It will automatically download the latest troubleshooters in PC library. The troubleshooters can “find and fix” issues immediately or “find and notify” the issues it detected. This is a much customized tool and can be managed for multiple PCs from a single workstation. Hence, it saves time that a user might kill in the phone queue of tech support vendors.