For those who may be unaware, Windows *Blue* is the codename for the next upcoming iteration of Windows 8, expected to be released for initial ‘Public Preview’ toward the end of June. Earlier reports, based on the leaked build, suggested that the changes and enhancements expected in Windows […]
Have you ever had a need to use conditional formatting in a row in your worksheet? Suppose you need to highlight all the values in your row that exceed a certain number. I had a client call me regarding this issue not too long ago.
The news that Firefox 22 is set to block third party cookies by default has, unsurprisingly, not been well received by the online ad industry. On the other hand, I’d expect the majority of users to greet the decision with a modicum of… ‘way to
One of the most under-utilized features of Outlook 2010 is called Quick Steps. Quick Steps are handy shortcuts for a one-click operation to get tasks done … well… quicker. The silly thing is that it is right in the middle of the Home tab band
There is no doubting that Avast Free is one of the most popular anti-virus programs out there, in fact statistics suggest that it is the most popular. However, it is quickly becoming apparent that when this latest version was released it may not have been
Sometimes after you have finished a list in your document you decide that you would like to change the font characteristics of a bullet or number in your list. But wait, you do not want to change the text in your list! Can you accomplish
Recently I wrote about how to get your RSS feeds in Outlook, today I am going to introduce yet another way to see your news feeds and I am sure you will find this way quite a novelty. Feed Roller docks itself by default to
Are you the local go-to person for family and friends whenever they are experiencing problems with their computer? It may well be that you are not actually a computer whiz at all, the burden of being even a little bit tech-savvy is that you are
Microsoft has advised users of Windows 7 (and Windows Server 2008) to uninstall a recent security update (KB2823324) after hundreds of complaints about computers not starting, refusing to re-boot, and other similar issues. Microsoft is blaming conflicts with 3rd party software for the errant behavior.
Today, I received the following email: While my first instinct was to click on ‘Unlock it now’ out of fear that something has gone very wrong, I’ve seen and heard enough about phishing to take another look. Sure enough, the email address that sent this didn’t
The right click context menu is one area that tends to fill up with shortcuts to apps and programs from developers who think they know what you need… and the ‘New’ context menu is no different. I mean be honest! There are items in that
The dreaded spam emails, scourge of the internet and something which every user strives to avoid. Seems whenever we give out our email address these days we are leaving ourselves open to a deluge of emails. Whether we’re signing up for an online service, purchasing
A client recently sent me a query, wanting to know if she could somehow omit the hyphenated words when performing a word count in her document. I am sure she is referencing compound words in her document (i.e., son-in-law, built-in). Actually there is no built-in
DrDataRAM – Using a RAM disk to speed up your PC – Part 2 This is part 2 of a two part article. I would highly recommend you read How to setup and use a RAM drive – Part 1 before proceeding. In this segment