“Clippy” Retires After Ten Years

PC Annoyances, Second EditionIt is now official that everyone’s favorite (ok maybe not) office assistant will no longer be a part of Microsoft Office.

If you remember, “Clippy” appeared in Office 97 as the new interactive help feature. As you loaded office for the first time, Clippy greeted you with the phrase “I will be your office assistant…”

It was a unique idea. It helped people who were new to computers feel more comfortable with their new product.

But after 10 years, the office assistant has finally been retired.

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