Office 365 launch

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Virtual Launch Event for the new Office 365 for business. Date Wednesday, February 27th 8 am PDT and 5 pm PDT Why Attend? • Learn how the new Office 365 can help people do their best work in a world of devices and services • Hear customers talk about how Office 365 is transforming the […]

A $1.17 cable..

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.. notably a SATA extension power cable is all that stands between a reliable PC and a $100 + payout. Last week, and for the first time in weeks, my PC decided to shut down again.. TWICE. The annoying part is that I can’t remember what I was doing at the time or even if […]

8 on a Netbook?

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I read a post in the Windows 8 forum re installing Windows 8 on a Netbook and getting caught out by the screen resolution. Older Netbooks can’t manage more than 1024 x 600 due to the drivers and/or the screen technology of the day when made, so Windows 8 apps will not run. Hey, I […]

Metadata scare..

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Have you heard about this utility? Document Metadata Cleaner.. A quote.. Whenever you create, open, or save a document in Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint, that document may store information (known as metadata) that you had no intention of including or disclosing. Metadata information that can be stored on your documents: Your name Your […]

The ‘8’ ball..

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Unless Microsoft pull something out of the hat and include it in a service pack for Windows 8, this OS will maybe become known as the ‘8’ ball. Presently, it has a real knack for scuppering itself, as can be seen in the Windows 8 forums. Apps won’t run Apps will not update Apps will […]

Trusteer update..

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Don’t blame me, I am only the messenger.. From Trusteer this morning “Please be advised that the links we provided you are short-termed and will expire in the following week.We will publish a fix for this problem soon.” Hopefully, directly after the links already provided expire, eh..

Online banking security..

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Banks are eager to ensure that transactions between themselves and their customers are safe for obvious reasons. To this end, you may get a request to install software called ‘Trusteer Rapport’. Always eager to help out, I landed on the Scotiabank page, saw the request and duly installed it. All appeared to be ok on […]

Saving Favourites..

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A term used by Microsoft in reference to what everybody else calls ‘bookmarks’. The folder containing Favourites can be found in the User <name> folder.. So easy. So, when somebody asks me how to save Favourites, I tell them where the folder is located, and how to copy it to another location. So easy. Supposing […]

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