Articles in Category: Microsoft Office
Office is Microsoft’s suite of applications including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access and more.
Microsoft Office appears in every new install of Windows 10, but is it really “included”? Yes and no.
Before you dismiss it because it’s a subscription product, take a look and do the math. Microsoft Office 365 might be surprisingly affordable.
The Microsoft Office 365 subscription model makes moving to a new machine very, very easy.
Installing 14-year-old software on current operating systems is likely to create problems. Office 2003 and Windows 10 is one such match.
There are many, many alternatives to Microsoft Office. Whether or not they’ll work for you depends on your needs.
Occasionally, Microsoft Office programs can become damaged for a variety of reasons. Fortunately, you can repair Microsoft Office.
The the Outlook PST file or Personal STorage file can easily grow to an extreme size. Here’s a 4-step plan to managing that size and getting it back under control.
Running older versions of software invariably increases your risk of security issues. The practical questions are ‘by how much?’ and ‘how do I reduce risk?’.
Depending on how you use your word processing program, you may be able to find a good, free alternative to Word.
Lots of people keep their passwords and sensitive information in documents or spreadsheets sporting a password. Is that really safe?
Even if you don’t use all the software on your computer, malware might! So it’s best to always accept updates when they are offered.
Copying messages out of Outlook is easy – as long as you’re willing to live with the restrictions that Outlook places on what you can do with those messages later.
Outlook’s PST or Personal STore is a single file that holds your email, contacts, and more. You can use Outlook itself to find the location of the file.
You may not be able to extract music files from a Powerpoint presentation that is not editable. However, there is an amazing way to find out if that song is available to download.
Microsoft Office documents can sometimes grow larger as you save them. There are a few options to explore to reduce the likelihood, and the space used.
The way characters are represented within computer documents and email isn’t always the same everywhere, and things often get misinterpreted.
Depending on the situation, the number of machines you can install a single copy of Microsoft Office on is unclear.
Microsoft Word tries to be helpful and format items based on what it thinks you’re doing. That’s handy, if it’s what you want. If not, it’s annoying.