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From 8 Aug 2014 the Office Watch online store will only work in secure SSL mode.

We're using 'best practice' SSL (TLS v1.2, AES 256bit encryption) which is the European and US government standard. TLS 1.2 is supported by all major browsers.

For some time we've had SSL secure (the lock icon in your browser) as an option, but the time has come to make the full changeover.

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We’re delighted to announce that a second edition of Office 2010: the real startup guide is now available for new and past purchasers.
The new edition has over 150 extra pages covering more ways to save money buying Office 2010 and the new features in it.
There’s an entirely new section on the Office 2010 interface. An in-depth look at the Ribbon, Quick Access Toolbar and Backstage plus options for changing it to suit you. Outlook 2010 is covered separately as an extensive look at the many panes available and how to arrange them.
Past purchasers of 'Office 2010: the real startup guide' have been upgraded to the October 2010, second edition FREE. All you have to do is login to your personal account at and download the ebook again. The second edition will be downloaded automatically to entirely replace your existing copy.

New! We've always offered multiple currency options to our global audience and can now expand that with a new credit card option. Now your credit card can be charged in US, Australian, Canadian, Swiss, Danish, Euro, British, Hong Kong, Japanese, Norwegian, New Zealand or Swedish currencies saving you any 'foreign' charges on your credit card. To do this, go to our store and choose the US dollar products, at check-out choose the new 'Secure Credit Card' option, when you get to the payment gateway there are options to switch to the currencies listed above.

Office BACKUP Handbook - a pre-publication special is now available for our new ebook. A practical guide to backup and restoring your valuable Office documents with step-by-step instructions and tips from people who've suffered more computer crashes than they care to remember.

The OFFICE EXTRAS Handbook is now available as a pre-publication offer to existing customers. For the lowest price of $9.95 you can get the first copies of our upcoming e-book complete with exclusive reader discounts and free updates until 30 Jan 2006

27 June 2005 - New edition of Desktop Search Handbook New sections on Google Desktop Search for Enterprise and Blinkx plus many other updates and changes. Past purchasers can get the complete new e-book free - just login and download the PDF file from your order page.

30 March 2005 - New edition of Desktop Search Handbook
A greatly expanded chapter on Google Desktop Search. Past purchasers can get the complete new e-book free - just login and download the PDF file from your order page.

From today you do NOT need to use Paypal - while the Paypal option gives the fastest delivery to you, we know some customers don't like using Paypal. We said we were working on an alternative and here it is: You can now choose to pay with Visa, Mastercard, Amex or Diners Club and we'll charge using our Editor-in-Chief's Australian business. There's no surcharge but the price charged has to be in Aussie dollars. The details are explained when you choose the payment option during check-out.

Welcome to the new Office Watch e-book shop!

The success of the Desktop Search Handbook has meant we've had to totally redesign the shopping system.

With this new system you'll be able to get a fresh and updated copy of your ebooks at any time. We'll also be able to provide more payment methods.

At first you'll be able to pay with Visa, Mastercard, Amex etc or transfer from your Paypal account. We will be introducing other payment methods in the near future (this new shopping site will let us do that).

Naturally any new web site will have problems or things that could be better we'd like to know where they are. Email us at with comments and details of the page/s where there's a problem.