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5 Ways the Windows 10 April 2018 Update Can Help You Be More Productive

On April 30, Microsoft officially released the Windows 10 April 2018 Update (formerly known as the Spring Creators Update). It is the first of two major updates expected in 2018. Microsoft will start rolling it out through the automatic update feature in Windows Update on May 8. Microsoft also offers a way to manually initiate the download […]

5 Ways to Declutter and Customize the Windows 10 Start Menu

A common complaint about Windows 10 Start menu is that it is cluttered. Both the app list and tile area contain so many items that it is hard to quickly find what you need. The clutter is largely due to redundancy and the extra items that Windows automatically adds to the app list and tile […]

15 Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Word and Excel

Microsoft Word and Excel have been around for a long time, so they have many features, including more than 200 keyboard shortcuts. Using these shortcuts can save you time because you just need to press a combination of keys to perform an action. While trying to remember every single shortcut is impractical, it pays to […]

Why PowerPoint’s Grouping Feature Doesn’t Always Work

Microsoft PowerPoint’s grouping feature can be quite useful when creating presentations. When you use it, you can move several objects as a unit, which is quicker than moving them individually. Plus, moving objects as a group retains their position in relation to one another.The grouping feature is available in PowerPoint 2007 and later versions. For […]

Microsoft Will Soon Stop Supporting Many Business Apps

Many Microsoft business apps are reaching the end of their lifecycles in the fourth quarter of 2017 and in 2018. When the apps reach that point, Microsoft will no longer support them. The soon-to-be-unsupported apps include the following Office products: Office 2007 Suite, including the apps (e.g., Word 2007, Excel 2007) sold separately (support ends […]

How to Transform a Table into a Chart in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel is well-known for its ability to turn tables into charts, but many people are unaware that Microsoft Word offers a similar capability. This feature can save you time. For example, if you are writing a business report and want to turn a table of quarterly earnings into a graph, you do not have […]

3 quick tips for using Skype for Business

Skype for Business lets you collaborate with anyone, anywhere, on any device, with the security and control of Microsoft. It is an amazing tool for collaboration, however we often find that many of our clients have never used skype for business and do not know where to start.  Here are the 3 questions we find […]

How to Share Files and Folders in OneDrive

Many businesses are taking advantage of Microsoft’s  OneDrive accounts. Businesses can do more than just store their files and folders, though. They can also share files and folders with employees, giving those individuals the ability to edit the items if desired. The Ways You Can Share Files and Folders There are two ways to share […]

4 Enhancements in the Windows 10 Creators Update That Can Improve Your Productivity

The Creators Update is ready for businesses to deploy. It is the first major upgrade to Windows 10 since the Anniversary Update in 2016. The Creators Update has many noteworthy improvements that you might find useful.Here are four enhancements that can save you time at work: 1. Restart Options Provide More Control Over When Windows […]

How to Make Apps More Accessible in Windows 10

Windows 10 lists the six apps you use most often at the top of Start menu. To open a program that you use less often, you have to scroll down the Start menu’s long list of apps or start typing the program’s name in the search box. To save time and effort, you can create […]