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This article lists some of the technical resources available on the Microsoft World Wide Web site that can help you find answers to questions about Microsoft Office.

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If you have a question about a Microsoft Office program, click the "question mark" button on either right side of the Standard toolbar or on the right side above the Ribbon. This will launch the Help Viewer. Type your question in the Search box below the toolbar.

Product Solution Center Web Sites

The Product Solution Center Web sites offer links to frequently asked questions about known issues; the Microsoft Knowledge Base; instructional and how-to information; utilities, updates, and add-ins; troubleshooters; links to support webcasts; and additional resources.

Other Resources

Microsoft Office Resource Kit

A resource of tools, samples, and technical information to help you deploy, upgrade, manage, and support Office. The following Web site provides links to general Office related information as well as links to the online Office Resource Kit for each version of Office:

Microsoft Office Developer Center

A resource of samples, downloads, and technical information to help you develop applications with Office:

Microsoft Office Online Web Site

A resource for free downloads, support, security releases, e-services, and technical information related to Office products:

Microsoft Download Center

A central repository of free downloads, including white papers, add-ins, patches, converters, and so on. To search for downloadable files, browse to the following Microsoft Web site:

Microsoft Knowledge Base

The primary source of technical information for Microsoft support professionals and customers. This comprehensive collection of articles contains detailed how-to information, answers to technical support questions, and information about known issues and how Microsoft is addressing those issues. To search for Knowledge Base articles, browse to the following Microsoft Web site:

Peer-to-Peer Newsgroups

Interact with other users of Microsoft products, including Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs). To find the newsgroup for your product, browse to the following Microsoft Web site:

Microsoft Press

Microsoft Press offers the training and support materials you need to help you get more from Microsoft Office.

To locate your nearest source for Microsoft Press products worldwide, browse to the Microsoft Press Web site, or contact your local Microsoft office. In the United States, call (800) MS-PRESS. In Canada, call (800) 667-1115:

Office System TechCenters Launch on TechNet

The TechCenters are home to content that helps IT Professionals evaluate, plan, deploy, and operate products and solutions using the Office System:


Article ID: 293303 - Last Review: January 10, 2015 - Revision: 11.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Access 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft FrontPage 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Outlook 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Publisher 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 2002
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003
  • Microsoft Office Publisher 2003
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
  • Microsoft Office OneNote 2003
  • Microsoft Office Access 2003
  • Microsoft Office InfoPath 2003
  • Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Small Business Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Basic Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Access 2007
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2007
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007
  • Microsoft Office Publisher 2007
  • Microsoft Office OneNote 2007
  • Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007
  • Microsoft Office Word 2007
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2007
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007
  • Microsoft Office Standard 2007
  • Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007
  • Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007
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