Our good friends over at the Exchange Team Blog  have just informed us OffCAT version 1.1 is now available. You can find the direct download link here

For those of you that are unfamiliar with The Microsoft Office Configuration Analyzer Tool (OffCAT) – please allow me to explain its purpose

  • Its a tool (program) that provides a detailed report of your installed Office applications
  • The report includes many parameters about your Office program configuration
  • OffCAT scans your compuer and highlights known problems
  • True to form – Microsoft provides MS Support Links \ KB articles for any problems listed in the report
  • For the Help Desk guys out there you will be happy to know that you can save the report to file. Therefore allowing you to view the report as needed within the Office Configuration Analyzer Tool

Our good friends mentioned the following cool features in new OffCATv1.1 including but not limited to

  • Option to scan All Office programs (Access, Excel, InfoPath, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Visio and Word)
  • CalCheck v2.1.1 included
  • Option to update rule files without prompting
  • Alternative rule file download location
  • Additional group policy support
  • New ‘Options’ page
  • Default folder for saving scans
  • Theme color