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Category Archives: Microsoft Office

Information related to Microsoft’s Office suite of software.

Save hard drive space with OneDrive Files On-Demand

OneDrive has just gotten better with the addition of OneDrive Files On-Demand. It allows you to see your entire OneDrive, and access all the files and folders you store there, directly from File Explorer.

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O365 Version History

Ever wish you could restore a previous version of a Word document or an Excel spreadsheet? Well if you are an Office 365 subscriber using SharePoint, OneDrive, and OneDrive for Business, you can!

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FindTime—an awesome meeting scheduling tool

FindTime is a meeting polling add-in for Outlook that helps suggest the best meeting times. The cool thing is, of course, it is integrated with Office 365 and will suggest the best meeting times for each recipient in your organization.

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MileIQ Premium now integrated into Office 365

Microsoft is constantly adding features to 365, so I’m going to try to keep everyone abreast of some of the cooler features as they roll out. So my wife has been hassling me for years to try MileIQ for tracking my work-related driving. She uses…

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Craigslist Resume Scam Spreads Trojan Virus

Reports of “Craigslist résumé” viruses have skyrocketed in recent months. Some of our clients here at New River Computing have unfortunately fallen victim to this recent outbreak. Thankfully, we’ve been successful at cleaning up the aftermath, but often the remediation process is long and arduous…

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Why did Microsoft make the decision to retire the TechNet Subscriptions service?

On July 1, 2013, Microsoft announced the end of the 15 year program, TechNet Subscriptions. Microsoft’s TechNet Subscription Program is a paid program which allows partners to download full copies of most software titles to be used for lab or testing purposes. In an email…

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5 Common Outlook Errors and How to Fix Them

Email is one of the most important communications tools for businesses. When it stops working, people start to get nervous. While there are many things that a user can do to mess up their email, many of these problems can be resolved with a restart…

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Patch or Be Attacked

Office is one big hunk of software, and by hunk I don’t mean Arnold Schwarzenegger. After decades of adding more and more features, this thing is bigger than Donald Trump’s ego. And anything that big is hard to protect. So, Microsoft constantly patches/updates its #1…

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Microsoft to Release 9 Security Updates, Four Critical for February 14th Patch Tuesday

Microsoft will issue nine security updates, four critical, for Patch Tuesday tomorrow, fixing 21 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, .NET, Silverlight and Office. Seven of the nine may lead to remote code execution, while the other two may lead to elevation of privilege, according to…

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