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TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 519

“Business has only two functions – marketing and innovation.”

Peter Drucker

Russia Cyber Threat to Your Business?

Are you concerned about the increasing cyber threats to businesses? You’re not alone. Many business owners are worried about the possibility of a Russian cyberattack that could disrupt their business and cause serious damage. Russia is considered to be one of the biggest threats when it comes to cyberattacks, and businesses need to be aware of the dangers involved. Watch my video to learn the reality of the situation, and what you can do to prepare. Click this link to watch a video and learn more!

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help in creating one for your company, based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Export Word Documents to PowerPoint Presentations

Have you ever wished you could easily transform an existing Word document into a great PowerPoint presentation? If so, the wait is over! Click the link to learn more and watch the video.

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Many of the free and commercially available backup programs available for computers are stored locally, meaning if your place of business got destroyed or robbed, or if you lost your backup discs, all your data would be lost. To avoid loss of important data, there are online backup services at your disposal such as DropBox or Google Drive.

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Have an unfortunate co-worker that’s not getting a copy of the TCC Tuesday Tidbits? Forward them your copy. Or, better yet, have them sign up at https://computer-center.com/tuesdaytidbits/

Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 518

“The past does not equal your future unless you live there.”

Tony Robbins

Speak Instead of Type With Microsoft Word’s Dictation

Dictation is a great way to speed up your work in Microsoft Word. This feature allows you to speak into your computer’s microphone and have the text translated into speech. In this article, we will show you how to set up dictation and use it to improve your productivity. Click this link to watch a video and learn more!

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help in creating one for your company, based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

What Is Bookings?

Bookings in Microsoft Teams lets you track, manage, and organize your team’s appointments and calendars all in one place. You can create a Bookings calendar and add team members to it, build new appointment types, and create and manage in-person and virtual visits for your staff and attendees.

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 457

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When browsing the Internet, pressing the spacebar moves the scrollbar down the page, while Shift+spacebar moves the scrollbar up the page.

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Have an unfortunate co-worker that’s not getting a copy of the TCC Tuesday Tidbits? Forward them your copy. Or, better yet, have them sign up at https://computer-center.com/tuesdaytidbits/

Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 517

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”

Steve Jobs

Using Microsoft Outlook’s Suggested Replies

Do you ever find yourself short on time, or simply struggling to come up with the right words when replying to an email? If so, you may want to check out Outlook’s Suggested Replies feature. This handy tool offers quick and easy suggestions for reply phrases, which can help you save time and look more professional. Click this link to watch a video and learn more!

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help in creating one for your company, based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Use Snip & Sketch To Capture, Mark Up, And Share Images

Screen sketch is now called Snip & Sketch. Open Snip & Sketch to take a snip of what’s on your screen or to mark up and share a previous image. In the search box on the taskbar, type Snip & Sketch, then select Snip & Sketch from the list of results to open the app.

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Ctrl + P is used to print the page or document currently being viewed. On Apple computers, use Command + P to open the print preview.

World Password Day May 5th

Each year on the first Thursday in May, World Password Day promotes better password habits. Passwords are an integral security measure for one’s digital identity. #WorldPasswordDay

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Have an unfortunate co-worker that’s not getting a copy of the TCC Tuesday Tidbits? Forward them your copy. Or, better yet, have them sign up at https://computer-center.com/tuesdaytidbits/

Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 516

“The only way around is through.”

Robert Frost

How to Organize Your Outlook Inbox With Rules

Microsoft Office 365 provides a wide variety of tools to help you organize your inbox and keep track of your email messages. In this video, we’ll show you how to create rules using Outlook to move or flag messages based on specific criteria. Click this link to watch a video and learn more!

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help in creating one for your company, based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Make Things On Your Screen Larger

To make just the text on your screen bigger, select Start > Settings > Ease of Access > Display , then adjust the slider under Make text bigger. To make everything bigger, choose an option from the drop-down menu under Make everything bigger.

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Ctrl+Home moves the cursor to the beginning of the document, and Ctrl+End moves the cursor to the end of a document.

Use the Command+Up arrow to get to the beginning or Command+Down arrow to get to the end of a document or text on a Mac.

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Have an unfortunate co-worker that’s not getting a copy of the TCC Tuesday Tidbits? Forward them your copy. Or, better yet, have them sign up at https://computer-center.com/tuesdaytidbits/

Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 515

“Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.”

Babe Ruth

How to Animate an Image in PowerPoint

In this video, you’ll learn how to create a cool animation effect in PowerPoint using a photo or a graphic. Click this link to watch a video and learn more!

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help in creating one for your company, based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Make Your Pointer Easier to See

If you’re having trouble spotting your pointer on your screen, make it bigger or change the color. Select Start  > Settings  > Ease of Access  > Mouse pointer.

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While working on a document or another file, pressing Ctrl+S (Command+S on Mac) saves that file.

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Have an unfortunate co-worker that’s not getting a copy of the TCC Tuesday Tidbits? Forward them your copy. Or, better yet, have them sign up at https://computer-center.com/tuesdaytidbits/

Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 514

“I feel that luck is preparaton meeting opportunity.”

Oprah Winfrey

Scam Alert: Deposit Business Email Compromise (BEC)

Here’s a new scam that’s going around, or an old one that’s come back around. This scam attempts to trick you into changing an employee’s payroll direct deposit account! Click this link to watch a video and learn more!

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help in creating one for your company, based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Bring The Microsoft Experience To Your Android Phone

Open the Google Play Store app on your Android phone, type Microsoft Launcher in the search box, and then install it. Once Microsoft Launcher is installed, you can get beautiful Bing wallpapers that refresh daily, sync your Office docs and calendar, and more.

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Alt+Tab switches between open programs. If you have your browser window open and other programs running in the background, press and hold Alt, then press the Tab key to cycle through each open program. Use Command + Tab to get the same result on a Mac.

Jason’s Tech Corner

Microsoft is now popping up this warning when Internet Explorer is being used:After June 15, any attempt to use Internet Explorer will redirect to Microsoft Edge instead, and bring up this pop-up:

If you still have a couple of providers whose websites still require the use of Internet Explorer. You may want to reach out to them to get advice on how to access their sites once this takes effect, because we will be unable to block this change from occurring.

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Have an unfortunate co-worker that’s not getting a copy of the TCC Tuesday Tidbits? Forward them your copy. Or, better yet, have them sign up at https://computer-center.com/tuesdaytidbits/

Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 513

“The first one gets the oyster. The second one gets the shell.”

Andrew Carnegie

How To Create A Simple Microsoft Form

Creating a simple form or quiz in Microsoft Forms is easy. Click this link to watch a video and learn more!

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help in creating one for your company, based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Add Emoji From Your Keyboard

Express yourself however and wherever you want. Press the Windows logo key  + period (.) to open an emoji panel. Use kaomojis to create faces with text, and symbols—like punctuation and currency—to make a statement.

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Ctrl+F opens the Find field, which allows you to search the text currently displayed. Ctrl+G may be used to repeat a search.

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Have an unfortunate co-worker that’s not getting a copy of the TCC Tuesday Tidbits? Forward them your copy. Or, better yet, have them sign up at https://computer-center.com/tuesdaytidbits/

Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 512

“Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.”

William Durant

Use Filters in Outlook to Show Only Unread Emails

Some outlook users want to see only the flagged or unread messages in their Outlook mail list in order to easily deal with them on time. In this video you will learn how to view only unread or flagged emails in Outlook. Click this link to learn more!

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help in creating one for your company, based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Go To Notification Settings From The Taskbar

To choose where notifications show up and how to sort them, select Notifications  > Manage notifications on the taskbar.

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Ctrl + Z will undo any action. Ctrl + Y will go back to that action. Use the Command key instead of Ctrl if you are using a Mac.

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Have an unfortunate co-worker that’s not getting a copy of the TCC Tuesday Tidbits? Forward them your copy. Or, better yet, have them sign up at https://computer-center.com/tuesdaytidbits/

Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524

TCC Tuesday Tidbits Issue 511

“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”

Will Rodgers

How To Setup A Meeting In Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams lets you create a schedule and host secure meetings with a few of your clients or hundreds of employees. Quickly invite only the relevant people or gather the entire group into public or private sessions. Click this link to learn more!

This Tuesday Tidbits series is one great way to keep your employees informed, but you STILL need a good AUP in place and training. If you’d like our help in creating one for your company, based on best practices, call us at (608) 755-1524. You’ll be glad you did.

Contact us if you have any computer-related needs by visiting computer-center.com.

Microsoft Tips for Windows

Create Events Quickly

Add an event or reminder to your calendar right from the taskbar. On the taskbar, select the date and time, then enter your details in the text box that says Add an event or reminder.

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Both the Ctrl+V and Shift+Insert will paste the text or object that’s stored in the clipboard.

Use the Command key instead of Ctrl if you are using a Mac.

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Have an unfortunate co-worker that’s not getting a copy of the TCC Tuesday Tidbits? Forward them your copy. Or, better yet, have them sign up at https://computer-center.com/tuesdaytidbits/

Submit your TCC Tuesday Tidbit requests and ideas to me by calling (608) 755-1524.

Sincerely,

James Pearson, President
The Computer Center
39 S. Main St. – Upper
Janesville, WI 53545
(608) 755-1524