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     Alex5723 4 days, 12 hours ago.

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    • #363341 Reply

      woody
      Da Boss

      Microsoft recently deleted all of the old Office 2010, Windows 7 and Windows 8 blogs – along with dozens of additional oldies but goodies. (OK, I have
      [See the full post at: Missing the deleted Microsoft TechNet and MSDN blogs? They’re all available, archived on OneDrive.]

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    • #363363 Reply

      anonymous

      Thanks to both COYOTE and Woody’s Lounge for this gold mine of information needed to keep our systems running. As I plan to continue using Windows 7 and Office 2010 (until I die), I just chose to “DOWNLOAD ALL”. The disk cost is less than 360 MB so well worth it. As a general rule, I always download something I see that is or could be useful to me or someone I know, because there’s no guarantee it will be there tomorrow. I have over 16 TB of downloads. Streaming is for hipsters, I’m old school, give me a download so I can look at it when I want to, not when corporate wants me to.

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    • #363369 Reply

      anonymous

      UPDATE

      The “DOWNLOAD ALL” option only downloads the MSFT zipped file. The other 25 folders must be individually downloaded at a disk cost of 2 GB.

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    • #363389 Reply

      b
      AskWoody Plus

      On OneDrive, of all things.

      Google Drive?

      Cannon fodder Chump Daft glutton Idiot Sucker More intrepid Crazy/ignorant Toxic drinker Saluted blockhead "Finger sharpener" (Group ASAP) WX1903

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      • #363394 Reply

        woody
        Da Boss

        Heh heh heh.

        Looks like Microsoft has relented, and will post the archives – at some point, somewhere.

        I’d be tempted to host them here, too, if they’re too hard to find. There’s a lot of good stuff in there.

        • #365358 Reply

          masterX244
          AskWoody Lounger

          Best way for now to store stuff like that is the Internet archive @ archive.org (you can upload files to be stored, there)

        • #373914 Reply

          anonymous

          I’m probably missing the joke, but I think @b was pointing out that the topic says they are stored on OneDrive but the link is actually for Google Drive.

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          b
    • #401127 Reply

      anonymous

      That’s not even the tip of the iceberg… and thousands of blogs got wiped.

    • #436575 Reply

      anonymous

      Flattered to see that I made the list above 😉

      Please also see this post for an update (as mentioned above).

       

      Cheers,

      Rhoderick Milne    – MSFT

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      • #441511 Reply

        woody
        Da Boss

        A big THANK YOU from the, oh, 500 million people who are still using Win7.

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    • #508444 Reply

      Alex5723
      AskWoody Plus

      Microsoft re-activated thousands of MSDN and TechNet blogs.

      Thank you for your patience, we have now re-activated thousands of MSDN and TechNet blogs while we continue to work on the longer-term blog archive.

      https://twitter.com/MSDNService/status/1118186707831013376?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1118186707831013376&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fbetanews.com%2F2019%2F04%2F17%2Fmicrosoft-restores-technent-msdn-blogs%2F

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