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My user groups lessons learned and recommendations (dup from my MSDN blog)
My local .NET user group (CRINETA) has had a bumpy road recently after loosing several key contributers. I stepped down as leader of the group around 10 months ago. Since then, I've tried to stay involved the group through email, but I'm typically unavailable to attend meetings. The information below are some of the lessons learned during my 3 years running the user group. I hope that other user group leaders find this information helpful. Associations There are many International and National organizations ......

Posted On Sunday, October 7, 2007 9:05 PM

Frequent Traveler Tips (dup from my MSDN blog)
Over the last 10 months, I've learned quite a bit about some of the things that you can do to lessen the pain of weekly travel. Here a few tips.. Avis Preferred Avis, like many rental car agencies doesn’t always have their fleet of cars right outside the airport. It’s typical for me to wait 5-20 minutes for their shuttle to arrive at the airport. Next, there’s the 5-10 minute drive to the rental agency. You’ve already waited 10-30 minutes, do you really want to wait in line another 5-30 minutes once ......

Posted On Sunday, October 7, 2007 9:04 PM

Office 2007 - A simple fix for problems with Word
I recently installed a slew of my normal applications on my personal laptop. Unfortunately this somehow messed up my Office 2007 or at least Word 2007. Problem: Word does not open documents when I double click on them. Instead it opens up empty. When I close it, it crashes, restarts, and repearts the process until Office Diagnostics kicks in (which doesn't find anything). Solution: I found this wonderful post on the MSDN forums. ......

Posted On Sunday, October 7, 2007 8:54 PM

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