Re: Clippy's Demise

Subject: Re: Clippy's Demise
From: "John Fleming" <johnf -at- ecn -dot- ab -dot- ca>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2001 15:54:25 -0600

My reference to the code comes from an article in the May 2000 issue
of Technical Communication (Role Conflicts in Office 97).

My best recommendation for actual software would be a visit to the
Microsoft web site and look for an Office 97 service release dated
after October 1998--when MS presented the code.

Instructions for uninstalling Clippy are in MS knowledge base article
Q162763 - OFF97: How to Modify or Remove Microsoft Office Assistant

----- Original Message -----
From: "B.Srinivasulu" <bhattarams -at- eth -dot- net>
To: "John Fleming" <johnf -at- ecn -dot- ab -dot- ca>
Sent: April 13, 2001 1:23 AM
Subject: Re: Clippy's Demise

> > >
> > > > There was no easy way to permanently turn Clippy off in Office
> > > > That was, until MS later provided a software download with the
> > > > capability.
> > >
> > > Sure there was, just don't install it in the first place. Office
> > Assistant
> > > is included in the default install of Office 97, but it's really
> > that
> > > hard to do a custom install and uncheck Clippy and his pals.
> >
> Can any one let me know the link to down load the software to have
> capability?
> seena


John Fleming
Technical Writer
Edmonton, Alberta
email: johnf -at- ecn -dot- ab -dot- ca


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