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Learn How to Use Office 365 and All Its Apps

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office365Office 365 is something we’ve talked about more than a few times and it is undoubtedly the future of Microsoft’s business offerings. There is so much you can do with 365 and you probably have barely scratched the surface as an Office user. So how do you take full advantage of it? Thankfully Microsoft makes it pretty easy

irfanviewAs Windows has grown and its feature set getting bigger, it includes pretty much everything you need to get everything done. However, just because it can do it doesn’t mean it’s the best tool to do it. Every IT guy has a program they install immediately upon getting a new computer. Replacing the built-in Windows graphic viewer with Irfanview is my immediate install.

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If you’re a user of Chrome, be wary of a scam that is making the rounds. If you accidently end up on a website that has a bunch of garbled text and a pop-up about a font not found and Chrome needing an updated font pack, do not click on the update button: That is malware waiting to happen.

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If you see a window that looks like this, do not click on the "Update" button:

That Update button will infect your computer.

If you click on update and allow the application to run, you could be infected with malware, some reports stating that the fairly new Spora ransomware is being distributed this way (read our article on the many ways you can help protect yourself from ransomware).

If you’re interested, a very in-depth article about this type of malware and its discovery can be found here.

Chrome comes with everything it needs for fonts and does not have “Font Packs” that need to be updated. So just avoid that site that gives you that pop-up and move on.

Microsoft Office Tips Galore

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office365Microsoft is rolling out some fun new features for Office the last few months that will help out users of their tools. Check out the links below for some of the new features!

Upgrade Your Documentation with Screenshots

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Screen ShotWhen you’re describing something that needs to be done on a computer, screen shots inserted into a document provide much more useful guidance than text alone. While the capability to take screen shots has been built into Windows for decades, newer software makes the task of creating and editing those screenshots much easier than before.

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