With Office 2010, Microsoft has completely revamped the print options dialog. You can modify the common print settings (like margins, paper size, etc) using the handy drop-down menus and the automatic print previews are automatically adjusted.
A Disk Defragmenter program helps speed up your system as it will arrange all the fragmented pieces of a file close together. Microsoft offers another free but lesser-known command line utility that lets you have more control over the defragmentation process.
Looking for a free batch PDF converter? This article describes how you can convert several Office documents, PowerPoint Presentations and Excel Spreadsheets into the Adobe PDF format online at once using Google Docs.